Chapter 12: The Science of Psychology and Human Potential

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how adaptive learning principles and procedures are used in applied behavior analysis (ABA) to treat behavioral excesses and deficits
  • Describe the research findings that lead to Seligman’s learned helplessness model of depression
  • Describe cognitive behavioral treatment ofmajor depressive disorder
  • Describe Marlatt’s findings regarding the likelihood and causes of relapse in addictive disorders
  • Describe how multi-systemic interventions applied in the home, school, and community have been used to treat conduct disorder



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