Case studies in self-management: valuable learning experiences

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Lackner, KA, Moloney, G, Stain, H, Ward, RC, & Birnbrauer, JS 1998, 'Case studies in self-management: Valuable learning experiences', Behaviour Change: Journal of the Australian Behaviour Modification Association, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 178-186.

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Four self-management exercises completed by advanced psychology students as part of their course of instruction are summarised. The cases illustrate the level of sophistication of clinical replications that can be attempted in a semester unit. The problems were nocturnal bruxism, excessive urinary frequency, unassertiveness and dog phobia. The value and problems associated with self-management exercises as a teaching tool are discussed.