Mark S. Rosenbaum

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This research examines how people advertise themselves on Craigslist. The authors develop a framework that highlights 13 resources that heterosexual and homosexual men and women offer in Craigslist advertisements. The results reveal that many heterosexual advertisers offer and seek similar resources on Craigslist, whereas gay men primarily use Craigslist to(More)
Reading comprehension, indicated by motor behavior and multiple-choice picture selection called for in written instructions, was taught to an autistic child using verbal prompts, modelling, and physical guidance. The child was rewarded for correct behaviors to training items; nonrewarded probes were used to assess generalization. Probable maintaining events(More)
Self-control training in classroom settings is becoming widespread. Establishing effective self- rather than externally controlled behavior modification programs in schools would enable children to control their own academic and social behavior, while enabling teachers to devote more time to teaching. The following components of self-control are reviewed in(More)
BACKGROUND Cancer resource centers offer patients a variety of therapeutic services. However, patients with cancer and cancer healthcare practitioners may not fully understand the specific objectives and benefits of each service. This research offers guidance to cancer healthcare practitioners on how they can best direct patients to partake in specific(More)
In extending the perspective of opinion leadership and seeking to the online environment, this study showed that there were consistent patterns of opinion leadership and seeking behaviors between the online and offline environments. The study also demonstrated that some psychological characteristics would be significant predictors for online opinion(More)
In pediatric office settings children with nervous habits, such as hair pulling, are often treated with drugs or referred for psychological treatment. The habit reversal technique, a behavior therapeutic approach to treating nervous habits, has proven cost-efficient in terms of maximal benefit from a minimal therapeutic intervention. However, this technique(More)
The role of the pediatrician is being expanded to encompass parent counseling regarding childhood behavior problems. The most commonly used techniques have included praise for appropriate behavior combined with ignoring inappropriate behavior and / or providing time out for misbehavior. The present paper presents two techniques (i.e., a modified time out(More)