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Self-Directed Behavior : Self-Modification for Personal Adjustment

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780534344818

ISBN10:
053434481X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/24/1996
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

More than just a self-help book, this text provides readers with step-by-step instructions for carrying out self-modification programs. Readers are guided through the process of selecting a goal, developing a plan, and keeping a record of progress. They are also alerted to ways to recognize and cope with situations that might sabotage progress.

Table of Contents

1 Adjustment and the Skills of Self-Direction
1(30)
Outline and Learning Objectives
1(1)
Adjustment and Self-Direction
2(2)
Alternative Ways of Thinking about Self-Direction
4(4)
Explanation by Skills: The Person/Situation Interaction
8(2)
Behavior and Its Context
10(2)
The Process of Self-Modification
12(6)
Does Self-Modification Really Work?
18(6)
Chapter Summary
24(1)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 1
25(6)
2 Specifying Targets, Anticipating Obstacles, and Creating Goals
31(38)
Outline and Learning Objectives
31(1)
Specifying Targets for Change
32(9)
Anticipating Obstacles
41(12)
Putting Goals in Focus
53(12)
Tips for Typical Topics
65(1)
Chapter Summary
66(2)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 2
68(1)
3 Self-Knowledge: Observation and Recording
69(42)
Outline and Learning Objectives
69(1)
Why Observe Ourselves?
70(1)
Structured Diaries
71(6)
Recording Frequency and Duration
77(7)
Recording the Intensity of Emotions
84(5)
Practicalities of Record Keeping
89(10)
Planning for Change
99(3)
Tips for Typical Topics
102(6)
Chapter Summary
108(1)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 3
109(2)
4 The Principles of Self-Regulation
111(26)
Outline and Learning Objectives
111(1)
Regulation Theory
112(2)
Regulation by Others and Regulation by Self
114(2)
Language Regulation
116(1)
Consequences
117(6)
Antecedents
123(2)
Respondent Behavior and Conditioning
125(4)
Modeling
129(1)
Chapter Summary
130(5)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 4
135(2)
5 Antecedents
137(29)
Outline and Learning Objectives
137(1)
Identifying Antecedents
138(5)
Modifying Old Antecedents
143(6)
Arranging New Antecedents
149(9)
Tips for Typical Topics
158(5)
Chapter Summary
163(2)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 5
165(1)
6 Behaviors: Actions, Thoughts, and Feelings
166(40)
Outline and Learning Objectives
166(1)
Substituting New Thoughts and Behaviors
167(4)
Substitutions for Anxiety and Stress Reactions
171(4)
Relaxation
175(8)
Developing New Behaviors
183(6)
Shaping: The Method of Successive Approximations
189(7)
Tips for Typical Topics
196(7)
Chapter Summary
203(1)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 6
204(2)
7 Consequences
206(40)
Outline and Learning Objectives
206(2)
Discovering and Selecting Reinforcers
208(4)
Using Others to Dispense Reinforcers
212(4)
Self-Administered Consequences
216(3)
Techniques of Self-Reinforcement
219(10)
Self-Punishment and Extinction
229(5)
Reinforcement in Plans for Self-Modification
234(4)
Tips Typical Topics
238(6)
Chapter Summary
244(1)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 7
245(1)
8 Developing a Successful Plan
246(26)
Outline and Learning Objectives
246(1)
Combining A, B, and C Elements
247(5)
Designing the Best Plan
252(11)
Evaluating Your Plan for Change
263(6)
Tips for Typical Topics
269(1)
Chapter Summary
269(2)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 8
271(1)
9 Problem Solving and Relapse Prevention
272(27)
Outline and Learning Objectives
272(1)
Problem Solving
273(13)
Relapse Prevention
286(10)
Chapter Summary
296(1)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 9
297(2)
10 Termination and Beyond
299(14)
Outline and Learning Objectives
299(1)
Formal Termination: Planning to Maintain Gains
300(7)
Beyond the Ending
307(4)
Chapter Summary
311(1)
Your Own Self-Direction Project: Step 10
312(1)
Bibliography 313(22)
Name Index 335(10)
Subject Index 345(6)
Topic Index 351


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