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Cognitive-Behavior Modification : An Integrative Approach - Donald Meichenbaum

Cognitive-Behavior Modification

An Integrative Approach

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1977
ISBN: 9780306310133
Number Of Pages: 298

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This book is an account of a personal journey through a research program. A number of people have helped guide my way. To them I am deeply grateful. Special thanks are offered to my students, whose constant stimulation and provocation were incentives to write this book. Moreover, in the belief that they would never show the initiative to put together a festschrift for me (Le., a book dedicated to someone for his contributions), I decided to do it myself. Several people cared enough to offer editorial criticisms, namely, Myles Genest, Barney Gilmore, Roy Cameron, Sherryl Goodman, and Dennis Turk. The reader benefits from their perspicacity. Finally, to my parents, who taught me to talk to myself, and to my family, without whose constant input this book would have been completed much sooner, but would have been much less fun, I dedicate this book. D.M. 5 Contents Prologue 11 Chapter 1 17 Self-Instructional Training Hyperactive, Impulsive Children: An Illustration of a Search for a Deficit 23 Luria's Model (24), Private Speech and Mediational Skills (27) Self-Instructional Treatment of Hyperactive, Impulsive Children: A Beginning 31 Empirical Studies of Self-Instructional Training 34 Combining Self-Instructions and Operant Procedures (44), Reasoning Rediscovered (47), Importance of Attributional Style (48), Taking Stock (54) Chapter 2 The Clinical Application of Self-Instructional Training to Other Clinical Populations: Three Illustrations 55 Social Isolates 56 Creative Problem-Solving 58 Adult Schizophrenics 68 What Shall We Say to Ourselves When We Obtain Negative Results? 77 7 8 Contents Chapter 3

Prologue.- 1 Self-Instructional Training.- 2 The Clinical Application of Self-Instructional Training to Other Clinical Populations: Three Illustrations.- 3 Clinical Observations on Conducting Self-Instructional Training.- 4 Cognitive Factors in Behavior Therapy Techniques.- 5 Stress-Inoculation Training.- 6 Cognitive Restructuring Techniques.- 7 The Nature of Internal Dialogue-Foundations of a Theory of Behavior Change.- 8 A Cognitive Theory of Behavior Change.- 9 A Cognitive-Behavior Modification Approach to Assessment.- Epilogue.- References.- Author Index.

ISBN: 9780306310133
ISBN-10: 0306310139
Series: Plenum Behavior Therapy
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 30th June 1977
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.79 x 16.0  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.63