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- Created on: 22-04-17 14:01
Behavioural approach to explaining phobias (Two Process Model)
- Role of learning when aquring a phobia.
- Focuses on behaviour symtoms.
- Mowrer- Two-Process model, learn a phobia through classical conditioning, operant conditioning is used to maintain it.
- Associate something we do not fear (Neutral Stimulus) with something that already triggers a response (Unconditoned Response).
- Associations decline over time.
- Phobias are long lasting.
- Behaviour is reinforced whether through punishment or reward.
- Punishment- More likely to continue the behaviour.
- Postive reinforcement- Reward given after desired behaviour is shown.
Evalution Of Two Process Model
P:Strength, Useful applications
EX: Concept of learnng a phobia through association has been sued to apply therpies such as systematic desensition. Aim to replace feared association withing a relaxed association.
SW: Strength because improving everyday life of an individual. Has been verified so it can helpe to get treatments for people…