The reduction of parent-youth problems by reciprocity counseling.

  title={The reduction of parent-youth problems by reciprocity counseling.},
  author={V A Besalel and Nathan H. Azrin},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  volume={19 4},
Sammary-A reciprocity counseling program had previously been used for adult marital problems and for child classroom problems. The present study extended the method to youth prob· lems in the home and community with 29 youths aged 6-16, including 12 teenagers. The principal featureS or the components of the program were reciprocal behavioral contracting. positive communication training and self-correction. The number of problems reponed by the parents and youths decreased by about 75% after… CONTINUE READING