Scott T. Gaynor, Ph.D.

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Dr. Gaynor's research interests include psychotherapy process and outcome,

especially as it relates to contemporary behavior therapy approaches. He is

also interested in the experimental analysis of human and non-human behavior.

 

BEHAVIOR THERAPY

 

Gaynor, S.T. & Clore, J. (in press). Shaping. In A.M. Gross & R.S. Drabman (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Gaynor, S.T. & Eckshtain, D. (in press). Noncontingent reward (reinforcement). In A.M. Gross & R.S. Drabman (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Gaynor, S.T. & Harris, A. (in press). Operant Extinction. In A.M. Gross & R.S. Drabman (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Behavior Modification and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Poling, A. & Gaynor, S.T. (2003). Stimulus control. In W. O’Donohue, J. Fisher, & S.C. Hayes (Eds). Empirically supported techniques of cognitive behavioral therapy: A step-by-step guide for clinicians. John Wiley & Sons, New York.

 

Gaynor, S.T., Weersing, V.R., Kolko, D., Birmaher, B., Heo, J., & Brent, D.A. (2003). The prevalence and impact of large sudden improvements during adolescent psychotherapy for depression: A comparison across cognitive-behavioral, supportive, and family therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 71, 386-393.

 

Gaynor, S.T. (2002). Getting ahead of the data: Not all threats are equal. the Behavior Therapist, 25, 137-139.

 

Brent, D.A., Gaynor, S.T., & Weersing, V.R. (2002). Cognitive behavioral approaches to the treatment of depression and anxiety. In M. Rutter  and E. Taylor (Eds). Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Modern Approaches (4th ed.) Blackwell Scientific Publications, London.

 

Gaynor, S.T. & Lawrence, P.S. (2002). Complementing CBT with learning through in vivo experience (LIVE): Conceptual analysis, treatment description, and feasibility study. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 30, 117-139.

 

Cluss, P.A., Gaynor, S.T., Paris, P., & Swayze, D. (2001) Addressing behavioral issues in the emergency department: Survey of ED residents. Academic Emergency Medicine, 8, 473. 

 

Gaynor, S.T., Baird, S.C., & Nelson-Gray, R.O. (1999). Application of time series (single-subject) methodology in clinical psychology. In P. C. Kendall, J. N. Butcher, & G. N. Holmbeck (Eds). Handbook of Research Methods in Clinical Psychology (2nd ed.). John Wiley & Sons, New York.

 

Nelson-Gray, R.O., Gaynor, S.T., & Korotitsch, W.J. (1997). Behavior therapy: Distinct but acculturated. Behavior Therapy, 28, 563-572.

 

Nelson-Gray, R.O., Gaynor, S.T., & Korotitsch, W.J. (1997). Commentary on "Behavior therapy and a culturally diverse society: Forging an alliance." Behavior Therapy, 28, 359-361.

 

EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN BEHAVIOR

 

Gaynor, S.T. (2004). Skepticism of caricatures: B.F. Skinner turns 100. Skeptical Inquirer, 28 (1), 26-29. 

 

Shull, R.L., Gaynor, S.T., & Grimes, J.A. (2002). Response rate viewed as engagement bouts: Resistance to extinction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 77, 211-230. (http://www.envmed.rochester.edu/wwwvgl/jeab_articles/2002/shull-77-211.pdf).

 

Gaynor, S.T. & Shull, R.L. (2002). The generality of selective observing. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 77, 171-187.

 

Shull, R.L., Gaynor, S.T., & Grimes, J.A. (2001). Response rate viewed as engagement bouts: Effects of relative reinforcement and schedule type. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 75, 247-274. (http://www.envmed.rochester.edu/wwwvgl/jeab_articles/2001/shull-75-247.pdf)

 

Gaynor, S.T., Thomas, A.P., & Lawrence, P.S. (1999). Dysphoric mood and preference for immediate versus delayed monetary reinforcement. Psychological Reports, 84, 1281-1293.