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Behavior theory refers to an approach to understanding human activity which holds that behavior is determined by consequences it produces for the individual.
Behavior therapies refer to therapies that focus on changing a person's specific behaviors by replacing unwanted behaviors with desired behaviors

Behavior therapy refers to Psychological treatment used to help patients substitute desirable responses and behavior patterns for undesirable ones .It is a kind of psychotherapy used to treat depression, anxiety disorders, phobias, and other forms of mental disorder.

Behavior therapy groups refers to an approach in which patients with similar problems (e.g., depression, agoraphobia, pain) are treated as a group using standard behavioral or cognitive-behavioral methods . In Behavior therapy groups, little attention is generally given to group dynamics. Behavior therapy is a type of psychotherapy that is based on the notion that depressed people experience too few rewards or reinforcements from their environment and focuses on and attempts to alter current behavior. However, underlying causes of the problem may not be addressed.

Behavioral Activation System refers to a subsystem of the brain that activates Behavior in response to cues of reward or nonpunishment.

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Behavioral approach refers to a view based on the assumption that human Behavior is determined mainly by what a person has learned in life, especially by rewards and punishments.

Behavioral Assessment refers to the evaluation of the child's thoughts, feelings , and behaviors in specific settings, based on which hypotheses are formulated about the Nature of the problem and what can be done about it. Moreover, it is a form of measurement  based on objective recording of the person's behavior.

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Behavioral assessment refers to the measurement, observation, and systematically evaluation of the client's thoughts, feelings, and Behavior in the actual problem situation or context .

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Behavioral assessment refers to an approach to understanding and changing behavior by identifying the context in which it occurs (the situations or stimuli that either precede it or follow from it). It involves the recording the frequency  of various behaviors; an approach that focuses on the interactions  between situations and behaviors for the purpose of effecting behavioral change.

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Behavioral assessment refers to a form of measurement based on objective recording of the individual's behavior.

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- Behavioral assessment in behavior therapies : Behavioral assessment in behavior therapies refers to the therapist's assessment of the clients' (patient) adaptive and maladaptive behaviors and the triggers for these behaviors

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