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A treatment for schizophrenia from the learning approach:
Token economy programme.

Description of the approach:
· TEP are based on the principles of operant conditioning. These are:

· positive reinforcement: A reward is given in response to a desired behaviour shown to encourage
the reproduction of the behaviour. If…

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Activities chosen to be changed for 2 of the patients included lip biting and aggressive acts. The
treatment was then stopped as part of the study, which resulted in them reverting back to their undesired
activity levels. Finally the treament was reintroduced and their activity levels went back to…

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