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Flashcards in Habit Disorders Deck (20):
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Define Habit Disorders

Habits of such intensity that they cause personal harm or significant social problems for a person

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Four components of habit reversal:

awareness training; competing responses training; social support; motivation procedures

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What is awareness training?

Teaching the individual to recognise when a habit is occuring

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What is the first step in awareness training?

Working with the client to operationally define the behaviour

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What is the second step in awareness training?

teach the person to identify the onset of the behaviour (or when it is about to happen)

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For the person to identify habits it may be necessary to help them understand the ____ that precede behaviour or point out behaviour's ____

antecedents; occurence

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Competing response training teaches clients...

behaviours that are incompatible with the problem behaviour

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A behaviour that is incompatible with the response training is called...

a competing response

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First the competing response is practised for ___ - __ minutes after each occurrence of ____ ____

1-3 minutes; problem behaviour

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Try to make the competing response ____ to others. Ask clients to imagine situations...

unnoticeable; in which s/he is likely to use the competing response

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Finally, following competing response training the client is instructed...

to use the response whenever the habit occurs (or is about to)

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Social support is necessary because...

individuals may not realise when they're engaging in the behaviour

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Helping the client identify when a habit is occurring and prompting competing responses are part of which component?

Social support

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What component deals with providing motivation for behavioural change?

Motivation strategies

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Motivation strat: Asking the client to identify situations...

where the behaviour has embarrassed or inconvenienced them previously

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Motivation strat: Ask the client how their lives...

would be different if they didn't engage in the behaviour

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Motivation strat: Use _____ reinforcement from others

social

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Awareness training is tied to the principle of

stimulus control

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Competing responses are tied to the basic principles of... (2 answers)

- DRA (reinf't of alternative)
- Punish't (in the form of over-correction)

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Give a limitation to the use of habit reversal procedures

cannot be used with some populations (young children, learning disabilities) as they cannot effectively engage in required skills