Self-Directed Behavior

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/8/2006
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Achieve your life goals with SELF-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR! With abundant strategies based on research, this psychology text guides you through exercises for developing skills in self-analysis and teaches you how to apply these skills in different settings. Case examples demonstrate how other students have successfully used the book's techniques, including one student who used shaping to gradually increase her ability to study, and another who learned to be more sure of himself on dates by consciously modeling a friend's confident behavior.

Table of Contents

Adjustment and the Skills of Self-Direction
Forethought: Specifying Targets, Anticipating Obstacles, and Creating Goals
Self-Knowledge: Observation and Recording
The Principles of Self-Regulation
Behaviors: Actions, Thoughts, and Feelings
Developing a Successful Plan
Problem Solving and Relapse Prevention
Termination and Beyond
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