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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Behavioral Intervention (Overview)

Intensive behavioral interventions seek to target the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, based upon the principles of behavior modification. Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one such approach.


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If ADHD wouldn't behavioral intervention be first course, not meds?

If ADHD wouldn't behavioral intervention be first course, not meds?

Not always: Adhd is a medical disorder, not a behavioral problem. Individual with adhd are often impulsive and it is the impulsivity that gets them into trouble. Their impulsive acts often occur prior to conscious thought. For behavioral interventions to work, you must think before you act, which many adhd individual can't do. The best option is medication with behavioral interventions. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Behavioral Intervention (Overview)

Intensive behavioral interventions seek to target the symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, based upon the principles of behavior modification. Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one such approach.


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What are behavioral interventions for laziness in children?

What are behavioral interventions for laziness in children?

Structure: It is not necessarily that kids are "lazy". It may be as simple as a schedule and expectations problem. Some kids are in so many activities they are burned out and have little time for anything else. Most kids nowadays live to be on a wireless device and that takes a chunk of time. Have clear expectations of your child and let him know what they are. Unplug the tv, limit the phone gaming time. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between cognitive behavioural therapy and psychosocial interventions?

Please help! what is the difference between cognitive behavioural therapy and psychosocial interventions?

Psychosocial: interventions is a broad term which includes cognitive behavioral therapy, support groups, self-help books, etc. CBT is done w/a mental health professional and has good research data to support its effectiveness. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a behavioral health facility?

What is a behavioral health facility?

New Name for Care: Behavioral health facilities are centers, clinics, or hospitals that address and treat mental illness and/or substance abuse problems. Most promote independent living in the community and aim to prevent unnecessary, restrictive institutional placements. The objective is to help these individuals to continue to be productive members of their communities. ...Read more

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What is positive behavior support for?

What is positive behavior support for?

Applied behaviorism: Pbs involves changing situations and events (reinforcers) that people with problem behaviors experience in order to decrease problem behaviors. The approach focuses on increasing the quality of social, personal, and professional engagements in people's lives. ...Read more

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Does society change behavior. but in what way?

Yes: Society has a huge influence on behavior. It can influence behavior positively or negatively. Unfortunately more examples are negatively influencing of behavior. ...Read more

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Is it wrong to be disgusted with my own behavior?

Is it wrong to be disgusted with my own behavior?

It could be better: If you're disgusted with your behavior maybe you will change your behavior so you can be pleased or proud of it. Nobody's perfect, so accepting that fact can allow you to keep working to improve. If you're disgusted with yourself you might be more likely to give up trying. It takes a lot of practice to be good at something. Just get started and work on it. Don't waste energy being disgusted. ...Read more

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Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Is good health inherited or just good health behavior?

Both, but . . . : “each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.” there are lots of sayings like this one about this topic. One can't do much about what health is inherited, but one can do a great deal about health behaviors. One must learn what promotes and maintains good health, and one must act. ...Read more

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Are any of our everyday habits or behaviors bad for us?

Are any of our everyday habits or behaviors bad for us?

I can't do school: Assignments for 16 year old's nor could this topic be covered in 400 characters or less. Mayo clinic is a marvelous resource: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-blog/tips-for-healthy-eating/bgp-20056191. ...Read more