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behavior therapy is characterized by
ALL: overt specific behavior, precise treatment goals, appropriate treatment plan, assessment of results
A-B-C model of functional analysis of behavior
Both: tool used to identify conditions that maintain a behav. pattern and identifies behavioral cues
main goal of behavior therapy is
eliminating maladaptive learning and providing for more effective learning
What is NOT true of relationship between therapist and client in behavior therapy?
The therapist is solely responsible for setting treatment goals
Function of behavior therapist?
ALL: provide modeling, provide collaborative th. environment, assess behavior problems, provide reinforcement
Social Skills Training
ALL: psychoeducational, modeling, role playing, learn to express needs to others
Which anxiety reduction tech. involves creating a hierarchy of the client's fearful experiences?
Behavior therapy techniques:
ALL: must be suited to problems, have empirical support, incorporate mindfulness, acceptance and spirituality into treatment
Contributions of behavior therapy
Both: Role of therapist as reinforcer, and blends behavior mod with meditation and acceptance
Untrue about Behavior therapy...
Contemporary behaior ther. is increasingly concerned with behavioral control
Not true about how behavior th. function?
ALL untrue: use summarizing, reflection, clarification,etc.
focus on specific aspects of problem; assess for info about all aspects of the problem; serve as model for client;
NOT True characteristic of effective self-mgt plan?
External reinforcement is essential in maintaining behavioral changes
What distinguishes cognitive trend in behav. th. from trends of classical and operant conditioning?
the integration of thoughts and feelings in the process of behavioral change
According to Bandura, what are characteristics of effective models?
similar to observer in age, sex, race and attitudes; degree of prestige and status, exhibiting warmth
2nd wave of behavior therapy, therapist:
ALL: continue treatments, increase focus of emotion in change, stronger biological perspective, apply principles to prevention of disease and illness
removal of unpleasant stimuli from situation once a certain behavior has occurred.
NOT a characteristic of beh approach
Beh. therapy employs the same procedures to every client with a particular dysfunctional behavior
In conducting a behavioral assessment, client's functioning is evaluated in what areas?
ALL: emotional, cognitive, behavioral, interpersonal
goal of acceptance in ACT is:
both: encouraging clients to engage in nonjudgmental observation of cognitions and feelings; and creating psychological flexibility
Behavior Therapists tend to:
ALL: be active and directive, function as consultants, function as problem solvers,
mindfulness-based stress reduction includes:
yoga, body scan meditation, present-focused orientation....NOT flooding
Working with diverse clients: behavioral approach
All: specific, action oriented, consideration of environment
Difference in behavioral group therapy and other group therapies
1. behavioral assessment 2. form precise treatment goals
3. leaders provide feedback.....NOT: time limited intervention
From multi modal perspective, enduring change is seen as function of:
combined techniques, strategies, and modalities
in group settings, behavior th. provide:
modeling, teaching new skills, directive support of clients. NOT: little direct feedback
In vivo flooding consists of:
intense and prolonged exposure to the actual anxiety-producing stimuli
Dialectical behavior therapy
promising blend of behavioral and psychoanalytic techniques;
used for depression
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