Year: 1971 Source: Psychology, v.8, no.1, (February 1971), p.58-63 SIEC No: 19842602

Describes the treatment of a neurotically depressed 36 year old white, widowed male, hospitalized following a suicide attempt, using a combination of 4 behavior modification techniques: Wolpe`s relaxation & desensitization, & assertive training techniques: Premack`s differential probability hypothesis: & Lazarus` behavioral deprivation & retraining. “At the end of 8 hourly sessions, the patient showed dramatic improvement according to staff reports, psychological tests, & his own self reports.”