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Lec 21 Threshold is more for some pple . some can scratch more hair than others.

1) The person telling you about environment makes this behavior become secondary to. Otherwise habit reversal behavior becomes impossible to erase. 2) Once acknowledge, you come up with some sort of competing response, e.g trichotillomania you can make that person put hands in pockets. Why would somebody pull the hair out? Usually it is the attention that they are gaining. You need something invasive (deep in the persons psychic so why they do it?). 3) Consistent use of competing response. 4) Social support v. imp for children. They need parents to guide them to stop. If you are living just alone, it is hard to control on these behavior 5) Sometime it is very complicated you need CDT. Most pple have complicated background. Treatment 6) We can have the alarm put on the person. As soon as it goes off, in awareness device, it signals specially in intellectual disability, it makes them aware. 7) Self administer therapy elastic band on wrist and engaging in pulling it will hurt. This will in long run co hoarse. You associate a thought with a negative behavior. Your brain wont let you do that again. You can intervene at sub conscious level. 8) As soon as you start to monitor your behavior, it goes down. 9) As soon as u quantifiable behavior you wanna reach, u start doing it. 10) CBT cognitive behavior therapy it requires a lot of effort on the part of the person. Habits are inconvenient and annoying. The person has to reach that threshold where it is pass over. It is imp to establish a motivation in the person. Make them think about all the behaviors they have engaged in . Chapter 22 If students are not listening to you, and you are the instructor wht can you do? You are trying to control the environment that it is wired. It s a lot of effort on ur part. A small token or a poker chip can change from everything positive to negative behavior. Adolescent that are engaging in criminal behavior. So you as a psychologist has all these pple that are bad ass. Tokens are conditioned reinforcers they can be accumulated and exchange for backup reinforce. These token can be administered at diverse approach . They can trade in the token for anything. These are reinforced all the time. Most likely one thing that will reinforce their behavior. Guidline to take: easy to handle, easy to comprehence, durable and easy to counterfeit

e.g photocopies of American money and anybody can make it but it doesnt work it. If You havent had the ability to control the end, you have no idea you have no control over the individual. Somebody who is put in the hospital bcz of their behavior. If you give them a token , they might not be effective. But a national currency copy will might work very well. We can throw some marble in the a particular patients box as a reward for correct behavior. Pple usually try to get the token or hole punch from other ways when they know that it has reinforcing effect. Specify who gives the reinforce. In the beginning we use 1:1 , person do the correct behavior , u get a reinforcement. We cant always reinforce all the time. So, once the behavior is establish we use VR or FR . which one would be use? VR bcz we can get the behavior to inc . Variables are the best way as you never know how many responses u need. From a token economy we want pple to engage in constant basis. You push somebody to an extent, you will do anything. In instituational setting, authoritative person shud do it.