Additional Readings


  • Kanter, J. W., & Puspitasari, A. J. (2012). Behavioral activation. In W. T. O’Donohue & J. E. Fisher (Eds.), Cognitive behavior therapy: Core principles for practice (pp. 215–250) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Martell, C. R., Dimidjian, S., & Herman-Dunn, R. (2013). Behavioral activation for depression: A clinician’s guide. New York: Guilford.
  • Martin, G., & Pear, J. (2014). Behavior modification: What it is and how to do it (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
  • Pear, J. J. (2001). The science of learning. Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press
  • Pear, J. J. (in press). Behavior modification. In H. ten Have (Ed.), Encyclopedia of global bioethics. New York: Springer.
  • Pear, J. J., & Martin, G. L. (2014). Behavior modification, behavior therapy, applied behavior analysis and learning. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning (Vol.1, pp. 421–424). New York: Springer.
  • Sexton, E. L., Datchi, C., Evans, L., LaFollette, J., & Wright, L. (2013). The effectiveness of couple and family-based clinical interventions. In M. J. Lambert (Ed.), Bergin and Garfield’s hand­book of psychotherapy and behavior change (6th ed., pp. 587–639). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  • Strosahl, K. D., & Hayes, S. C. (2010). A practical guide to acceptance and commitment therapy. New York: Springer.


Journal Articles

  • Beavers, G. A., Iwata, B. A., & Lerman, D. C. (2013). Thirty years of research on the functional analysis of problem behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 1–21.
  • Hayes, S. C., Levin, M. E., Plumb-Vilardaga, J., Villatte, J. L., & Pistorello, J. (2013). Acceptance and commitment therapy and contextual behavioral science: Examining the progress of a distinctive model of behavioral and cognitive therapy. Behavior Therapy, 44, 180–198.