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Why behavior analysts should study emotion: The example of anxiety
Historically, anxiety has been a dominant subject in mainstream psychology but an incidental or even insignificant one in behavior analysis. We discuss several reasons for this discrepancy. We follow with a behavior-analytic ...
Experiential avoidance and behavioral disorders: A functional dimensional approach to diagnosis and treatment
Syndromal classification is a well-developed diagnostic system but has failed to deliver on its promise of the identification of functional pathological processes. Functional analysis is tightly connected to treatment but ...
Resurgence of derived stimulus relations
Resurgence has been shown in human and nonhuman operant behavior, but not in derived relational responses. The present study examined this issue. Twenty-three undergraduates were trained to make conditional discriminations ...
Criticisms of relational frame theory: Implications for a behavior analytic account of derived stimulus relations
Two recent publications by Boelens and Sidman examined the weaknesses in Relational Frame Theory This paper responds to those criticisms. We argue that Relational Frame Theory offers a very similar but more general account ...
Cognition in behavior therapy: Agreements and differences
The issue of cognition has often been divisive among behavior therapists. Typically the debate has centered around the causal status of cognition. Cognitive psychologists have argued for the causal efficacy of cognition, ...