Operant Conditioning

  • Jesse B. Milby


The purpose of this chapter is to familiarize the reader with the use of operant conditioning principles and procedures in assessment and intervention. Hopefully, this awareness will stimulate further study and eventual application to medical problems. In order to accomplish this objective, more emphasis has been placed on scope than on depth.


Stimulus Control Operant Conditioning Target Behavior Aversive Stimulus Target Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesse B. Milby
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  1. 1.Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Departments of Psychiatry and PsychologyUniversity of AlabamaBirminghamUSAUK

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