THE PRINCIPLES OF BEHAVIORAL ACTIVATION ON DEPRESSION IN ADDICTS

Shahou Fatehi, Omid Moradi

Abstract


Behavioral activation is the third wave of behavior treatment adopted to cure depression. It is a type of functional-analytical therapies based on psychological scheme regarding "behavior shift" suggested by Skinner[1]. This scheme is generally assumed as analysis of behavior. This field accounts for a more general scope called analysis of clinical behavior. It also illuminates the most efficient methods of professionally applying analysis of behavior.


[1] Burrhus Frederic Skinner (1904-1990).

 

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behavioral activation, depression, cognitive behavior therapy

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