Dealing with Fear and Anxiety in The School Setting: Behavioral Approaches to Treatment

Richard J. Morris, Thomas R. Kratochwill

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This review focuses on behavioral intervention strategies for the reduction of school-related fears and anxieties. Four major behavior therapy procedures are reviewed; systematic desensitization and the variations of this procedure, modeling approaches, and self-control and cognitive behavioral approaches. General trends in school-related fears and anxiety reduction research are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-68
Number of pages16
JournalSpecial Services in the Schools
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Oct 23 1987


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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