The Good Behavior Game: a best practice candidate as a universal behavioral vaccine.

  • Dennis D. Embry
  • Published 2002 in Clinical child and family psychology review


A "behavioral vaccine" provides an inoculation against morbidity or mortality, impacting physical, mental, or behavior disorders. An historical example of a behavioral vaccine is antiseptic hand washing to reduce childbed fever. In current society, issues with high levels of morbidity, such as substance abuse, delinquency, youth violence, and other… (More)

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