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Volume 14, Issue 1 (1985)

Conceptual and Methodological Issues in the Behavioral Assessment and Treatment of Children's Fears and Phobias: A Review

pp. 94—107

ABSTRACT: This article presents a review of the conceptual and methodological considerations in assessment and treatment of children’s fears and phobias. Several different areas are discussed including the definitional problems in the field, analogue and clinical research, experimental research methods, and criteria for the evaluation of outcome in fear and phobia research.These areas are discussed within the context of current research and practice in behavioral assessment and treatment of children’s fears and phobias. Specific recommendations are made for future research and practice.

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