Questioning the Foundations of Cognitive Behavior Modification

  • Chris Cullen


In recent years, an apparently new field has opened for clinical psychologists and other therapists. An endeavour which purports to reach the parts which behaviour therapies cannot reach, while retaining the rigour which many have claimed distinguishes behaviour therapies from other forms of psychotherapy. This new field is cognitive behaviour modification, and since the publication in 1974 by Mahoney of his oft-quoted book “Cognition and Behaviour Modification”, there have appeared many books and articles debating the practical and conceptual issues involved.


Cognitive Behavior Modification Premature Ejaculator Behaviour Modification Behavioural Parent Training Radical Behaviourism 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Cullen
    • 1
  1. 1.Hester Adrian Research CentreUniversity of ManchesterUK

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