When a behavioral problem is being unintentionally reinforced, a good approach would probably be to (1) place the undesired behavior on ____ and (2) reinforce an alternative (desired) behavior that is incompatible with the undesired behavior.
When a behavioral problem is being unintentionally reinforced, a good approach would probably be to (1) place the undesired behavior on extinction and (2) ____ an alternative (desired) behavior that is incompatible with the undesired behavior.
When you first place an undesired behavior on extinction (by removing whatever was reinforcing it), you should expect to encounter ____ ____.
During extinction, a sudden and temporary increase in the behavior being extinguished.
Inconsistent extinction is not really extinction at all, but rather variable ratio ____.
A common ____ is that parenting will come "naturally" and that you will just "know what to do."
The main premise of cognitive-behavioral therapy is that most disorders result from distorted or _____ thinking and maladaptive behavior.
In ____ ____, we try to challenge irrational thoughts and maladaptive behaviors and replace them with rational thoughts and adaptive behaviors.
In cognitive-behavioral therapy, the focus is not on why your past experiences messed you up; rather the focus is on what you can do right ___.
According to Albert Ellis, a lot of psychological distress is not actually caused by what happens, but rather how you _____ what happens.
According to Albert Ellis, our psychological problems are caused mainly by self-defeating, _____ beliefs.
In Ellis's ABC model, we might add a "D," because we want to identify and ____ the irrational beliefs.
If ____ ____ were your therapist, he might work with you to (1) make a list of your (misguided) negative self-impressions and (2) come up with some experiments to test (and disprove) your negative self-impressions.