Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Research and Application by John P. Foreyt Ph.D., Diana P. Rathjen Ph.D. (auth.), John

By John P. Foreyt Ph.D., Diana P. Rathjen Ph.D. (auth.), John P. Foreyt Ph.D., Diana P. Rathjen Ph.D. (eds.)

The fresh improvement of cognitive theories and cures in the ranks of habit remedy should be categorized as one of many extra exciting advancements in modern medical psychology. finally, "behaviorists" have lengthy been stereotyped as chilly, hard-headed environmentalists who've been whatever yet refined of their at­ tacks on mentalism. to those that have approved any such stereotype, a "cognitive habit therapist" might seem like a self-contradic­ tory creature, one steeped in separate and incompatible psy­ chological traditions. How can one be either "cognitive" and "be­ havioral"? this is often just one of the problems addressed within the current quantity, which represents a invaluable contribution towards either the­ oretical and empirical refinements within the zone. the following you could learn how the behavioristic emphases on overview and experi­ mentation might be fruitfully built-in with healing techniques designed to change styles of human misery. lots of these methods contain particular specialize in a client's strategies and fantasies. This booklet represents a robust and well timed review of an excit­ ing new quarter, and its individuals contain probably the most ener­ getic researchers within the box. A topic of wary optimism is mixed with a dedication to empirical scrutiny, and there's an admirable reputation of the $64000 distinction among inferred healing approach and operationally distinct healing proce­ dure.

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Wolpe, J. Psychotherapy by reciprocal inhibition. Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1958. Wolpe"J. Behavior therapy and its malcontents-II. Multimodal eclecticism, cognitive exclusivism and "exposure" empiricism. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 1976,7, 109-116. _________________2_________________ A Cognitive Analysis of Social Performance IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT DIANA P. RATHJEN, ERIC D. RATHJEN, AND ALICE HINIKER A COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIORAL DEFINITION OF SOCIAL COMPETENCE The importance of cognitive factors in social interaction has long been recognized and studied by both social psychologists and more traditionally oriented clinicians, sometimes to the point of overlooking behavioral factors.

Stanford, Stanford University Press, 1958. Wolpe"J. Behavior therapy and its malcontents-II. Multimodal eclecticism, cognitive exclusivism and "exposure" empiricism. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 1976,7, 109-116. _________________2_________________ A Cognitive Analysis of Social Performance IMPLICATIONS FOR ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT DIANA P. RATHJEN, ERIC D. RATHJEN, AND ALICE HINIKER A COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIORAL DEFINITION OF SOCIAL COMPETENCE The importance of cognitive factors in social interaction has long been recognized and studied by both social psychologists and more traditionally oriented clinicians, sometimes to the point of overlooking behavioral factors.

The method overlooks the fact that the groups may differ on some unconsidered factor that may account for the observed differences. A second problem with this method that has often been recognized, but perhaps more often ignored, is the tendency to treat performance samples as though they were indices of underlying personality traits. For example, "assertiveness" is sometimes treated as a personality characteristic when evidence indicates that the degree of assertiveness expressed by an individual will vary with the situation (Rich and Schroeder, 1976).

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