1. Behavior Therapy: Introduction. 2. Antecedents of Contemporary Behavior Therapy. 3. The Behavioral Model. 4. The Process of Behavior Therapy. 5. Behavioral Assessment. 6. Acceleration Behavior Therapy: Stimulus Control and Reinforcement. 7. Deceleration Behavior Therapy: Differential Reinforcement, Punishment, and Aversion Therapy. 8. Combining Reinforcement and Punishment: Token Economy, Contingency Contract, and Behavioral Parent Training. 9. Exposure Therapy: Brief/Graduated. 10. Exposure Therapy: Prolonged/Intense. 11. Modeling Therapy: Vicarious Extinction and Skills Training. 12. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Cognitive Restructuring. 13. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Coping Skills. 14. Third-Generation Behavior Therapies: Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Interventions. 15. Applications of Behavior Therapy to Medical Disorders. 16. Applications of Behavior Therapy to Psychological Disorders with Primary Physical Characteristics. 17. Contemporary Behavior Therapy in Perspective: Strengths and Challenges.
About the Author
Michael D. Spiegler (Ph.D., clinical psychology, Vanderbilt University, 1969) has been director of the Community Training Center at the Palo Alto VA Hospital, was on the faculty at the University of Texas, Austin, and currently is Professor of Psychology at Providence College.
David C. Guevremont (Ph.D., child clinical psychology, West Virginia University, 1987) has been on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, in private practice, and presently is a clinical psychologist for the Woonsocket Education Department.