We're celebrating 50 episodes of ABA Inside Track by going where BCBAs are wary to tread: mental health! We discuss why ABA and mental health stopped getting along and discuss ideas as to how behavior analysis can make a difference in treating mental illness. Then we save a nice chunk of time for Rob to go full hippy in his tear down of Big Pharma. But, can any of this content help Diana get over her mall-o-phobia?
Articles discussed this episode:
Wong, S.E. (2006). Behavior analysis of psychotic disorders: Scientific dead end or casualty of the mental health political economy? Behavior and Social Issues, 15, 152-177. doi: 10.5210/bsi.v15i2.365
Singh, N.N., Matson, J.L., Lancioni, G.F., Singh, A.N., Adkins, A.D., McKeegan, G.F., & Brown, S.W. (2006). Questions about behavioral function in mental illness (QABF-MI): A behavior checklist for functional assessment of maladaptive behavior exhibited by individuals with mental illness. Behavior Modification, 30, 739-751. doi: 10.1177/0145445506286700
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