Behavior Therapy: Evolution and Expansion

  title={Behavior Therapy: Evolution and Expansion},
  author={Alan E. Kazdin},
  journal={The Counseling Psychologist},
  pages={34 - 37}
  • A. Kazdin
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Psychology
  • The Counseling Psychologist
Behavior Therapy
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Behavior Therapy
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This article summarizes relevant findings in textbooks and peer-reviewed journal articles concerning basic concepts on the emotional reactions to physical illness, different types of adjustment mechanisms, and provides a brief description of the types of psychotherapy more frequently used by health professionals for the treatment of medical patients.
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The research does not justify the conclusion that patients should randomly assign patients to treatments, and explanations for the usual tie score effect emphasize the common components among psychotherapies, especially the helping relationship with a therapist.
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Learning theory and behaviour therapy.
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An alternative theory of neurosis, an alternative method of treatment, and an alternative way of using the knowledge and competence of psychologists in the attempted cure of neurotic disorders are discussed.