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(p. 231) Operant Conditioning Influences in Childhood Anxiety 

(p. 231) Operant Conditioning Influences in Childhood Anxiety
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(p. 231) Operant Conditioning Influences in Childhood Anxiety
Author(s):

Thomas H. Ollendick

, Michael W. Vasey

, and Neville J. King

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195123630.003.0011
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date: 15 December 2019

This chapter reviews the principles and premises of operant conditioning, before exploring the utility of these principles in understanding the onset and maintenance of phobic and anxiety disorders. It examinesthese principles and their utility in the treatment of these disorders, and explores developmental issues associated with operant factors in the onset,maintenance, and treatment of these disorders.

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