Use of social-skills training in the treatment of extreme anxiety and deficient verbal skills in the job-interview setting.

@article{Hollandsworth1978UseOS,
  title={Use of social-skills training in the treatment of extreme anxiety and deficient verbal skills in the job-interview setting.},
  author={J G Hollandsworth and R C Glazeski and M E Dressel},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={1978},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={259-69}
}
A 30-year-old recent college graduate, exhibiting extreme anxiety and deficient verbal skills in job interviews, was treated with a social-skills training procedure that included instructions, modelling, behavior rehearsal, and videotape feedback. Three target behaviors--focused responses, over coping statements, and subject-generated questions--were presented using a multiple-baseline design. Galvanic skin-response activity was monitored during pre- and posttraining in vivo job interviews. In… CONTINUE READING