Contemporary Behavior Therapy

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/11/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This respected up-to-date survey of contemporary behavior therapy synthesizes the clinical, research, theoretical, and ethical facets of behavior therapy. The book is comprehensive, covering all the major behavioral and cognitive therapies. The wealth of case studies illustrate the application of behavior therapy techniques to a wide array of problems and clinical populations. The book's multidisciplinary approach includes applications to diverse fields, including psychology, education, social work, nursing, and rehabilitation.

Table of Contents

Behavior Therapy: Introduction
Antecedents of Contemporary Behavior Therapy
The Behavioral Model
The Process of Behavior Therapy
Behavioral Assessment
Acceleration Behavior Therapy: Stimulus Control and Reinforcement
Deceleration Behavior Therapy: Differential Reinforcement, Punishment, and Aversion Therapy
Combining Reinforcement and Punishment: Token Economy, Contingency Contract, and Behavioral Parent Training
Exposure Therapy: Brief/Graduated
Exposure Therapy: Prolonged/Intense
Modeling Therapy: Vicarious Extinction and Skills Training
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Cognitive Restructuring
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Coping Skills
Third-Generation Behavior Therapies: Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Interventions
Applications of Behavior Therapy to Medical Disorders
Applications of Behavior Therapy to Psychological Disorders with Primary Physical Characteristics
Contemporary Behavior Therapy in Perspective: Strengths and Challenges
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