Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)

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The Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) which is the psychological approach to study behaviour using expression and behaviour modification can be used. It used empirically developed treatments and intervention on single individual. Its basic aim is to understand human behaviour by testing theories and/ or describing the trends in population and to answer to the questions as to why an individual engages in certain types of behaviours. This knowledge can be used to develop effective treatment/ intervention and can be used in educational, treatment, rehabilitation and corporate sector. In the present case, ABA will be used in family and educational setting.
So in my view behavioural therapy will work best and therefore i used it in order to control
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A case formulation helps organize information about a person, particularly when that information contains contradictions or inconsistencies in behavior, emotion, and thought content. Ideally, it contains structures that permit the therapist to understand these contradictions and to categorize important classes of information within a sufficiently encompassing view of the patient. A case formulation also serves as a blueprint guiding treatment and as a marker for change. It should help the therapist experience greater empathy for the patient and anticipate possible ruptures in the therapy alliance (Safran, Muran, Samstag, & Stevens, 2002; Samstag, Muran, & Safran,…show more content…
There is no shortcut to becoming a competent psychotherapist. Case formulation skills are therefore just part of the package of abilities, knowledge and judgment that is necessary for professional practice. The case formulation helps the therapist to identify mechanisms and target them in treatment to attack multiple problems simultaneously. This solves problems that arise in treatment elements of case formulation- problem, participant and origin. A problem list is identified. It is a symptom or disorder or difficulty that is observable/ behavioral. A mechanism/ precipitant is a psychological construct (e.g., maladaptive schemas, problematic contingencies, perfectionism, intolerance of uncertainty, skills deficit) that causes and/or maintains the person 's problems. Domains Covered in a Comprehensive Problem List are- Psychological/psychiatric disorders and symptoms. There is use of assessments in order to help make a clinical DSM diagnosis. The therapist begins by collecting assessment data to obtain a diagnosis and an initial formulation (conceptualization) of the case. The formulation is a hypothesis about the mechanisms causing and maintaining the patient’s problems. The therapist uses the formulation (and other information) to develop a treatment plan and obtain the patient’s informed consent to it. Then treatment begins. The therapist uses the formulation to guide
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