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Individualization: the categorical imperative of behavior therapy practice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2876007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The fact that unadaptive neurotic anxiety response habits are learned makes it necessary for the stimulus antecedents to be accurately defined in every case in order to plan effective treatment. This requirement has been frequently neglected in recent years that have witnessed a growing tendency to apply common treatments to cases with common labels, e.g. agoraphobia. This paper argues for the desirability of accurate individual diagnosis, and illustrates its benefits in unique cases and also in respect of three common syndromes--agoraphobia, panic attacks and depression.
Authors:
J Wolpe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0005-7916     ISO Abbreviation:  J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-10-31     Completed Date:  1986-10-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0245075     Medline TA:  J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Agoraphobia / therapy
Anxiety Disorders / therapy
Behavior Therapy / methods*
Blindness / therapy
Cognition
Conditioning, Classical
Depressive Disorder / therapy
Desensitization, Psychologic
Fear
Female
Humans
Hyperventilation / complications
Male
Middle Aged
Neurotic Disorders / psychology,  therapy*
Panic / physiology

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