Printer Friendly

Foundations of behavioral therapy. (reprint, 1970).

9780202363691

Foundations of behavioral therapy. (reprint, 1970)

Ed. by Donald J. Levis.

AldineTransaction

2010

262 pages

$39.95

Paperback

RC489

This classic work from 1970 reviews main concepts and research in behavioral therapy and evaluates different orientations within the field. It will be of interest to clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health specialists. An introduction reviews the history, principles, and theory of the field. Then, each contributor reviews a behavioral therapy orientation and comments on one of the other orientations. The orientations covered include operant procedures, token economies, Pavlovian conditioning, stimulus and response control and desensitization, and implosive therapy. There is also material on implications of social learning theory for the practice of psychotherapy. Levis is professor of psychology at Binghamton University and Charter Fellow of the American Psychological Society.

([c]2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR)

COPYRIGHT 2010 Book News, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2010 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 
Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:SciTech Book News
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Sep 1, 2010
Words:140
Previous Article:Atlas of diagnostic oncology, 4th ed. (online access included).
Next Article:Current issues in nursing, 8th ed.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters