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What's contingency management in psychology?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
8 doctors agree
In brief: Reinforcement
In applied behavioral analysis it is the arranging of contingencies in order to produce a specified behavior. As a treatment for mental disorders or substance abuse, behaviors are rewarded (or sometimes punished).
If a reward (or + reinforcer) is given, it is in response to (or contingent upon) a desirable target behavior.

In brief: Reinforcement
In applied behavioral analysis it is the arranging of contingencies in order to produce a specified behavior. As a treatment for mental disorders or substance abuse, behaviors are rewarded (or sometimes punished).
If a reward (or + reinforcer) is given, it is in response to (or contingent upon) a desirable target behavior.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry
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In brief: Change Behavior
The administration of consequences, either pleasurable or uncomfortable.

In brief: Change Behavior
The administration of consequences, either pleasurable or uncomfortable.
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
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