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    Behavioral/Social Learning Theorists vs. Oral/Anal Fixation

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    Using behavioral/social learning theorists (Skinner, Bandura, Rotter), a psychoanalyst told me I needed 3 years therapy to explore Oral/Anal fixation. I said Excuse me? He told me my problems determined unconscious conflicts. What do you think they would say?

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    Instead of referring you to therapy to explore Oral Anal fixation, someone like Skinner would say that you need to follow the operant conditioning theory. In operant conditioning, a behavior occurs, then the behavior is followed by a ...

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    The solution discusses what would social learning theorists say to a client whom a psychoanalyst says has an oral fixation (153 words).