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Arnold Lazarus (1290)

Clinical pathology, counselling, experimental analysis of behaviour, Psychologists in Independent Practice, psychotherapy
South African
1932, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Short Biography
Arnold Allan Lazarus (born 27 January 1932 - 1 October 2013) was a South African psychologist who is known for his contributions to behavior therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, and eclectic psychotherapy. He was a former president of several ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of Witwatersrand, 1956
  • MA University of Witwatersrand, 1957
  • PhD University of Witwatersrand, 1960
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University
  • Vice-President, Transvaal Workers Educational Association, 1960-3
  • President, South African Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (Southern Division), 1963-4
  • President, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, 1968-9
  • Fellow, APA, 1972-
  • Chairman, New Jersey Psychological Association for Professional Standards, Review Committee, 1974-5
  • Meritorious Achievement Award, Arizona State Psychological Association, 1980
  • Hon. President, Latin American Society of New Behavioral Sciences 1980-
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Board of Professional Psychology, 1982
  • Steering Committee, Psychologists for Social Responsibility, 1982-
  • Distinguished Psychologist Award, Division of Psychotherapy, APA, 1992
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Individual Psychology, 1976- , Current Psychological Research and Reviews, 1984- , Current Psychological Research, 1980-2, Current Psychological Reviews, 1980-2, Group Psychotherapy, Psychodrama, and Sociometry, 1981, Psychotherapy in Private Practice, 1982, Journal of Psychotherapy and the Family, 1984
Principal Publications
  • 1961 Group therapy of phobic disorders by systematic desensitization. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 63, 505-10.
  • 1965 Towards the understanding and effective treatment of alcoholism. South African Medical Journal, 3, 736-41.
  • 1968 Learning theory and the treatment of depression. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 6, 83-9.
  • 1971 Behavior Therapy and Beyond. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1973 Multimodal behavior therapy: Treating the BASIC ID. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 156, 404-11.
  • 1976 Multimodal Behavior Therapy. Springer- Verlag.
  • 1977 Has behavior therapy outlived its usefulness? American Psychologist, 32, 550-4.
  • 1981 The Practice of Multimodal Therapy. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1982 Resistance or rationalization? A cognitive- behavioral perspective. In P. L. Wachtel (ed.), Resistance: Psychodynamic and Behavioral Approaches. Plenum (with A. Fay).
  • 1984 Multimodal therapy. In R. J. Corsini (ed.), Current Psychotherapies, 3rd edn. Peacock.
  • 1984 In the Mind's Eye, Guilford Press.
  • 1985 (ed.) Casebook of Multimodal Therapy. Guilford Press.
  • 1986 On sterile paradigms and the realities of clinical practice: Critical comments on Eysenck's contribution to behaviour therapy. In S. Mogdil and C. Mogdil (eds), Hans Eysenck: Consensus and Controversy. Falmer Press.
  • 1989 The Practice of Multimodal Therapy. Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • 1993 Don't Believe it For A Minute! Impact Publishers (with C. N. Lazarus and A. Fay).