Contingency Management for Substance Use Disorder

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Contingency management (CM) treatments evolved from basic behavioral research demonstrating that reinforcing behavior increases the probability it will occur in the future. CM is a structured behavioral therapy that involves: (1) frequently monitoring an objectively verifiable target behavior, (2) reinforcing the behavior each time it occurs using tangible reinforcers, and (3) withholding reinforcement when the target behavior is not met. …

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

In by Brian Johnson

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Status: Modest Research Support What does this mean? Description Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a behavioral therapy that is based on Relational Frame Theory, a theory of how human language influences experience and behavior. ACT aims to change the relationship individuals have with their own thoughts, feelings, memories, and physical sensations that …