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Behavioral Model

  • Cyril M. Franks

Abstract

Virtually all students have heard about behavior therapy and most have opinions concerning what it is, what it has to offer, its strengths, and its weaknesses. In teaching introductory behavior therapy, it has been my custom to begin with a questionnaire, which students retake at the start of the final class. At the last meeting, we discuss changes in student perspectives that have been brought about as a result of my teaching endeavors. The responses never cease to intrigue and inform me. Even more important, this dialogue usually leads to changes in both format and content the next time the course is offered, a two-way process that characterizes much of what goes on in behavior therapy today.

Keywords

Behavior Therapist Cognitive Behavior Therapy Behavior Therapy Classical Conditioning Behavioral Model 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cyril M. Franks
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers UniversityThe State University of New JerseyPiscatawayUSA

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