December 1965

Case Studies in Behavior Modification.

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Edited by Leonard P. Ullman and Leonard Krasner. Price, not given. Pp 401. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Inc., 383 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017, 1966.

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1965;13(6):578. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.1965.01730060096017

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This book was written to make accessible in one volume, the products of the clinical application of learning theories, published since 1960. This was the year that Eysenck's book, Behavior Therapy and the Neurosis, was published. The current volume differs from Eysenck's work in that he presented a theoretical frame of reference in the form of several historically important articles, whereas the present editors have written their own introduction. The book is intended for the undergraduate student in psychology. In addition it hopes to reach fellow professional workers, teachers, psychiatrists, social workers as well as clinical psychologists.

The introduction takes up one sixth of the bulk of the book. The remainder consists of 50 articles written by a variety of authors who are identified by name but not by their profession or place of their professional activity. These authors, according to the editors, would generally categorize themselves as influenced

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