Covert Conditioning by Dennis Upper and Joseph R. Cautela (Eds.)

By Dennis Upper and Joseph R. Cautela (Eds.)

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Covert sensitization sessions are not begun until two or three weeks have passed, in order to obtain some kind of baseline in terms of the eating habits. The therapist is especially concerned with four factors when he reads over the client's eating behavior of the previous week: (1) nature of the food, (2) when he eats (with special concern for eating between meals), (3) how much he eats, and (4) where he eats. At first covert sensitization is applied to sweets of all types, especially to foods with heavy carbohydrate content, and then to between-meal eating.

52 Treatment of Smoking 53 treatment of smoking behavior and present some studies in which covert sensitization has been utilized. DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE The general procedure of employing covert sensitization to treat maladaptive approach behaviors has been described in two previous papers (Cautela, 1966, 1967). In the covert sensitization procedure, the client is instructed to imagine he is about to engage in the maladaptive behavior. Then he is instructed to imagine that he is receiving a noxious stimulus (usually the feeling of nausea and vomiting).

There are two factors that could account for this. (1) The habit strength for the alcoholic responding is much 42 Covert Conditioning higher because of the large number of reinforcements possible within a given day. The number of homosexual contacts one can make, or the number of times a car can be stolen are relatively small by comparison. (2) The drive-reducing properties of alcohol are quite strong because of the physiological effect alcohol has on the nervous system. So even though one could argue that, if you count every mouthful of food as a reinforcement, it is possible to have as many reinforcers in a given day as are possible with drinking, it is unlikely that food as a rule has the strong reducing properties of alcohol.

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