Chapter 10. Assessment of Token Economy Programmes in Psychiatric Hospitals

  1. Ruth Porter
  1. Leonard Krasner

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719664.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Role of Learning in Psychotherapy

Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Role of Learning in Psychotherapy

How to Cite

Krasner, L. (1968) Assessment of Token Economy Programmes in Psychiatric Hospitals, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - The Role of Learning in Psychotherapy (ed R. Porter), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719664.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1968

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780700013807

Online ISBN: 9780470719664

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Keywords:

  • psychiatric hospital ward;
  • reinforcement procedure;
  • schizophrenic patients;
  • organic cerebral disease;
  • group attendances

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Illustrative Token Economy Programmes

  • Token Economy With Delinquents

  • Token Economy in the Class-Room

  • Research Evaluation op Token Economies

  • Training for Participation in Token Economy Programmes

  • Social Implications of the Token Economy Approach

  • Transfer of Effects from Token Economy Programmes

  • Conclusions

  • Summary