behavioral technique

behavioral technique

Psychiatry Any coping strategy in which Pts are taught to monitor and evaluate their behavior and to modify their reactions to pain
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The behavioral technique is to offer three choices--good, better and best options.
One author uses a behavioral technique that combines the principle of successive approximations with program treatment goals.
Current treatment options include a variety of medications, particularly the serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors, the behavioral technique of habit reversal, and hypnosis.
Stimulus control is a behavioral technique in which prompts are supplementary stimuli used to increase the likelihood that an individual will emit a specific response such as exercise in the presence of the stimuli that will eventually control behavior (Billingsley & Romer, 1983; Snell, 1983).
Cognitive behavioral technique is itself a fusion of behavioral and cognitive approaches (Hollon & Kendall, 1979).
Retiming is a behavioral technique that moves registers in a design to optimal locations without affecting the control logic.
Once the procedure begins, MEDi(TM) talks to the child, explaining what is about to happen, what it should feel like, and even performs behavioral techniques with the child, such as breathing, to help manage pain and anxiety.
These and other behavioral techniques and barriers /solutions can be written on 3-by-5 "coping cards" that capture the key points of the session.
Using behavioral techniques and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), Li's group looked at the brains of a dozen human subjects with induced anxiety as they processed known neutral odors.
3% reported using over-the-counter remedies, and 39% reported using behavioral techniques, according to Dr.
Subsequent chapters cover topics such as case conceptualization, cognitive techniques, behavioral techniques, and conducting therapy in the schools.
The study, which appeared in the journal Pediatrics, followed on a 2007 study by the same researchers that found babies and their parents benefited when the infants were taught to settle themselves to sleep with behavioral techniques.

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