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How Words and Speech Influence Covert and Overt Behaviour: A Functional Self-Discrimination Measure of Verbal Behaviour

Styles, Robert


"How do words and speech influence covert and overt behaviour?" This question was distilled more precisely to a focus on how personal utterances function to predict wellbeing. From the philosophical orientation of functional contextualism, an empirical analysis of language using Relational Frame Theory (RFT) was undertaken in order to understand the functional relation between the term’s being used by the speaker as they recalled the antecedent and consequent events related to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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