Assertive Training with Prescription Dependent Drug Users

  • Kenneth L. DeSeve


The inability to engage in a straightforward expression of feelings is a behavioral deficit characteristic of many clients who use prescription medications to cope with anxiety. Assertive Training is considered the treatment of choice when such a deficit occurs in the context of interpersonal relationships (Wolpe and Lazarus, 1966; Wolpe, 1969).


Personality Disorder Sexual Offender Applied Behavior Analysis Assertive Training Drug Treatment Service 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenneth L. DeSeve
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  1. 1.Spokane Community Mental Health CenterUSA

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