Handbook of Behavior Therapy in the Psychiatric Setting by Alan S. Bellack, Michel Hersen

By Alan S. Bellack, Michel Hersen

Focusing on sufferers with serious impairments, together with combined and a number of diagnoses, this quantity describes how habit treatment suits into the scientific atmosphere. Psychiatrists, scientific clinicians, and citizens will relish the in-depth assurance of a vast diversity of inauspicious issues.

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Nevertheless, even when such studies suggest short-term improvements, many questions remain regarding the maintenance and generalization of the trained skills and the comparative efficacy of the cognitive and the traditional approaches, especially among clinically disturbed samples (Ollendick, 1986). In addition, further advances are necessary in cognitive assessment and the study of its implications for intervention strategies. Regarding externalizing problems, increasing evidence suggests that a cognitive "deficiency" approach may tell only part of the story.

In addition, more studies are necessary to delineate the influence of particular parameters, such as the model's similarity, likability, and status; the use of multiple models; and the utility of active versus passive coping models (Graziano, DeGiovanni, & Garcia, 1979). Lastly, modeling techniques have proved versatile as adjunctive components in the compound treatment packages common in clinical practice (Barrios & O'Dell, 1989). Such compound treatments are consistent with the behavioral systems perspective.

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