Contemporary Issues in Behavior Therapy: Improving the Human Condition

Hardcover | May 31, 1996

EditorJoseph R. Cautela, Waris Ishaq

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Contemporary Issues in Behavior Therapy presents innovative approaches to various societal problems worldwide. Contributors explore issues from diverse areas such as behavioral medicine, education, developmental disability, poverty, problematic behavior, and developmental considerations (ie., early family experiences and aging process). The volume stimulates ideas for research, prevention, and treatment, as well as for managing other modern ills including homelessness, crime, and aggression.

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Contemporary Issues in Behavior Therapy presents innovative approaches to various societal problems worldwide. Contributors explore issues from diverse areas such as behavioral medicine, education, developmental disability, poverty, problematic behavior, and developmental considerations (ie., early family experiences and aging...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:461 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:May 31, 1996Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306451689

ISBN - 13:9780306451683

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Table of Contents

Behavior Change through Clinical Intervention: Empathy Training for Clients; J.R. Cautela. The Use of Behavior Therapy for Stimulating Insight; D. Powell. Rehabilitation Procedures: Treatment Issues: Toward a Better Understanding of Persons with Developmental Disabilities; G. Groden, J. Groden. The Nature of Walking: A Behavioral Foundation for the Experimental Analysis of Orientation and Mobility; J.H. Kupfer. Health Behaviors: Strategies for HIV Prevention; M.G. Baron. MedicalNoncompliance: A Behaviorological Analysis; C. Cheney. Influencing Family Functioning: Parenting: Laying a Solid Foundation for a Lifetime: The Primacy of the Initial Learning Experiences; J. Azerrad. Shaping a Stable Human Family; G. Latham. Educational Change: Education for a Better World; R. Garrett. Acting to Save Our Schools; R.D. Greer. Performance Enhancement: The Application of Behavioral Principles for Sports and Exercise Enhancement; A.J. Kearney. Leadership and Optimal Performance; D.S. Roberts, H.N. Sloane. Social Change: The Social Relevance of Applied Behavioral Analysis and Psychological Intervention Strategies; W. Ishaq. A Functional-Behavioral Approach to Facilitating Language Development and Use in Individuals with Autism; J. Twachtman. Future Considerations; J.R. Cautela. 7 additional articles. Index.