Avoiding and Altering Rule-Control as a Strategy of Clinical Intervention

  • Steven C. Hayes
  • Barbara S. Kohlenberg
  • Susan M. Melancon


If rule-govemed behavior is as ubiquitous as it seems, it is only logical that many clinical disorders involve problems in verbal control of one kind or another. At least four types of problems can be discerned.


Social Skill Target Behavior Verbal Community Social Skill Training Verbal Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven C. Hayes
    • 1
  • Barbara S. Kohlenberg
    • 1
  • Susan M. Melancon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Nevada-RenoRenoUSA

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