10A NCAC 28F .0402        DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of the rules in this Section the following terms shall have the meaning indicated:

(1)           Behavior therapy shall be defined as the systematic application of principles of conditioning and learning for the purpose of changing or remediating human behavior.  In addition, behavior therapy shall meet the expanded definition set forth in Division publication HOSPITAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY PROGRAMS, APSR 115‑2 (09/08/80), adopted pursuant to G.S. 150B‑14(c).

(2)           Hospital shall mean one of the regional psychiatric hospitals of the Division.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑147;

Eff. October 8, 1980;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990.