39. Behaviourally-based Treatments

  1. Robert Goodman1 and
  2. Stephen Scott2

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch39

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Goodman, R. and Scott, S. (2012) Behaviourally-based Treatments, in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118340899.ch39

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119979685

Online ISBN: 9781118340899

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Keywords:

  • behavioural methods, the notion that all behaviours are learned;
  • children/adolescents and systematic desensitisation for PTSD/and phobias;
  • operant conditioning, and Skinner's response-contingent effects;
  • behavioural methods in practice, ABC carefully characterised;
  • child/adult peculiarities, being explained to everyone, for an imminent change;
  • desensitisation, successful in treating PTSD and specific phobias;
  • learning a new behaviour, what one must know/do/when/and how to do it

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Behavioural methods in practice

  • Evaluation of behaviourally-based therapies

  • Subject review

  • Further reading