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Coping-skills training for the management of anxiety: A critical review
This paper evaluates the research on coping-skills training for the management of anxiety. The training techniques reviewed include anxiety management training, applied relaxation, cue-controlledExpand
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Effect of A Social Stigma on Interpersonal Distance
The present experiment examined the effect of a social stigma (bisexuality) on interpersonal distance via a 2 x 2 x 2 factorial design. The independent variables were the sex of the subject, sex ofExpand
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The role of cognitive mediators in heterosocial anxiety: A test of self-efficacy theory
  • B. A. Barrios
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Therapy and Research
  • 1 December 1983
The present study examined the ability of the self-efficacy construct to account for motoric, self-report, and physiological responses evidenced in the treatment of a clinically prevalent fear, andExpand
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Recent developments in single-subject methodology: methods for analyzing generalization, maintenance, and multicomponent treatments.
At the outset of this chapter we asked whether or not single-subject methodology has outlived its usefulness to behavior therapy. We did so because serious doubts have been expressed about theExpand
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Primary Prevention: The Only Course of Action
The present paper discusses some of the distinguishing features associated with behavioral prevention methodology, e.g., the  design, implementation, and evaluation of preventive programs. It isExpand
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Cue-Controlled Relaxation in Reduction of Chronic Nervous Habits
  • B. A. Barrios
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological reports
  • 1 December 1977
The present paper documents two case studies in which cue-controlled relaxation was used in the reduction of chronic nailbiting by 2 adults. Results indicated substantial increases in nail-length andExpand
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Coping skills training: Potential for prevention of fears and anxieties
Coping skills procedures, techniques which teach the individual an active skill for dealing with a variety of anxiety-provoking situations, may be an effective method of preventing fears and anxietyExpand
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Graded imagination and relaxation as components of experimental desensitization: a psychophysiological evaluation.
Studied the effects of aversive imagery gradation and muscular relaxation as procedural variables within desensitization by using (pre-vs. posttreatment) peripherally cued electrodermal responsivityExpand
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Publication trends in behavior therapy analogue research on phobias
Abstract In order to increase the validity of experimental designs, a number of refinements are suggested in analogue research methodology for the study of phobias. This review surveys 102 analogueExpand
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Fear of weight gain among bulimic and nondisturbed females
The present study examined fear of weight gain among females reporting the maladaptive eating pattern of bulimia and those reporting a normative pattern. Fifteen bulimics and 15 normal-controlsExpand
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