Relapse Prevention for Sexual Harassers is the first volume specifically devoted to describing effective interventions. Theoretically and empirically based, this clinical manual conceptualizes sexual harassment as a form of sexual abuse, and presents a treatment program based on the tested principles of relapse prevention. Using a stepped care approach, it describes how misinformation about sexual harassment impacts the harasser, and describes how to work with cognitive distortions, seeming irrelevant decisions, high-risk situations and lifestyle balance and myth acceptance and details specific interventions for these problems. Geared for the mental health clinician, and a useful resource for the human resources professional, this manual emphasizes skills and techniques as well as providing abundant examples from case transcripts. The interventions it presents can be also be applied to a range of psychological problems.
Published by Springer Science & Business Media on 12/06/2012
Book details: 154 pages.
The motivation for this volume is simple. For a variety of reasons, clinical psychologists have long shown considerable interest in the philosophy of science. When logical positivism gained currency in the 1930s, psychologists were among the most avid readers of what these philosophers had to say about science. Part of the critique of Skinner’s radical behaviorism and thus behavior therapy was that it relied on, and thus was logically dependent on, the truth of logical positivism—a claim decisively refuted both historically and logically by L.D. Smith (1986) in his important Behaviorism and Logical Positivism: A Reassessment of the Alliance.
Published by Springer Science & Business Media on 05/13/2013
Book details: 144 pages.
Behaviorists, or more precisely Skinnerians, commonly consider Skinner's work to have been misrepresented, misunderstood, and to some extent defamed. In this book, the author clarifies the work of B F Skinner, and puts it into historical and philosophical context. Though not a biography, the book discusses Skinner himself, in brief. But the bulk of the book illuminats Skinner's contributions to psychology, his philosophy of science, his experimental research program (logical positivism) and the behavioral principles that emerged from it, and applied aspects of his work. It also rebuts criticism of Skinner's work, including radical behaviorism, and discusses key developments by others that have derived from it.
Published by SAGE on 03/15/2001
Book details: 286 pages.
Handbook of Contemporary Psychotherapy explores a wide range of constructs not captured in the DSM or traditional research but that play important roles in psychotherapy cases. To provide readers with a tool bag of practical techniques they can use in these cases, editors William O’Donohue and Steven R. Graybar present chapters written by leading clinical authorities on such topics as the process of change in psychotherapy, attachment and terror management, projective identification, terminating psychotherapy therapeutically, shame and its many ramifications for clients, dream work, boundaries, forgiveness, the repressed and recovered memory debate, and many others.
Published by SAGE on 07/18/2019
Book details: 418 pages.
Based on research findings from expert psychologists, this text encourages students to become knowledgeable consumers of information related to their physical health and optimum psychological functioning.
Published by SAGE on 07/18/2019
Book details: 462 pages.
The sexual abuse of children is now seen as an enormous problem; first, because there is an increasing awareness that it is more prevalent than previously thought, and second, because it gives rise to so many complex questions. How is sexual abuse to be defined? What are the effects of abuse? How can the victim be helped? How can abuse be prevented? These two comprehensive volumes cover a wide spectrum of basic and applied issues. Expert contributors -- including physicians, attorneys, psychologists, philosophers, social workers, and engineers -- address such relevant topics as epidemiology, animal models, legal reforms, feminist scholarship, child pornography, medical assessment, and diverse models of psychotherapeutic intention.
Published by Routledge on 12/16/2013
Book details: 424 pages.
Handbook of Behaviorism provides a comprehensive single source that summarizes what behaviorism is, how the various "flavors" of behaviorism have differed between major theorists both in psychology and philosophy, and what aspects of those theories have been borne out in research findings and continue to be of use in understanding human behavior.
Published by Elsevier on 10/21/1998
Book details: 451 pages.
Personality Disorders: Toward the DSM-V offers a scientifically balanced evaluation of competing theoretical perspectives and nosological systems for personality disorders. Editors William T. O'Donohue, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Katherine A. Fowler have brought together recognized authorities in the field to offer a synthesis of competing perspectives that provide readers with the richest and most nuanced assessment possible for each disorder. The result is a comprehensive, current, and critical summary of research and practice guidelines related to the personality disorders.
Published by SAGE on 05/23/2007
Book details: 398 pages.
Proven and effective, cognitive-behavior therapy is the most widely taught psychotherapeutic technique. General Principles and Empirically Supported Techniques of Cognitive Behavior Therapy provides students with a complete introduction to CBT. It includes over 60 chapters on individual therapies for a wide range of presenting problems, such as smoking cessation, stress management, and classroom management. Each chapter contains a table clearly explaining the steps of implementing each therapy. Written for graduate psychology students, it includes new chapters on imaginal exposure and techniques for treating the seriously mentally ill.
Published by John Wiley & Sons on 02/04/2009
Book details: 768 pages.
A scathing criticism of political and sexual correctness, this thought-provoking and powerfully argued book is sure to incite debate among all Americans concerned with the legacy and future of women's rights.
Published by Rowman & Littlefield on 07/18/2019
Book details: 276 pages.