Teaching self-control to small groups of dually diagnosed adults.

  title={Teaching self-control to small groups of dually diagnosed adults.},
  author={Mark R. Dixon and Sherry Holcomb},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  volume={33 4},
The present study examined the use of a progressive delay procedure to teach self-control to two groups of dually diagnosed adults. When given a choice between an immediate smaller reinforcer and a larger delayed reinforcer, both groups chose the smaller reinforcer during baseline. During treatment, progressive increases in work requirements for gaining access to a larger reinforcer resulted in both groups selecting larger delayed reinforcers. The results are discussed with respect to… CONTINUE READING
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