This book focuses on behaviour therapy that emphasizes the fundamental importance of the outcome problem. It underlines the need to state the dynamics of a case in such a form that they could be used as hypotheses leading to specific treatment recommendations.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. The Modification of Compulsive Behaviour 2. Multiple Behavior Techniques in the Treatment of Transvestism 3. I Hear Voices but There's No One There' (A Functional Analysis of Auditory Hallucinations) 4. The Loneliness of the Long-distance Runner 5. A Complex View of Simple Phobias 6. Untwining the Double-bind 7. Behavioural Analysis and Treatment of a Complex Case 8. It's Never Too Late to Learn: An Application of Conditioned Inhibition to Obsessional Ruminations in an Elderly Patient 9. Outflanking 'Resistance' in a Severe Obsessional Neurosis 10. Contingency Management of Neurotic Depression and Marital Disharmony 11. A Case Study in Bereavement Therapy 12. A Closer Look at 'Simplistic' Behaviour Therapy for Sexual Dysfunction: Two Case Studies 13. Can (Alcoholic) Case Studies Demonstrate General (Behavioral) Prineiples? 14. Automated Aversion Therapy and Assessment: Two Contrasting Case Studies