ERIC Number: EJ209521
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Treatment of a Retarded Child's Faeces Smearing and Coprophagic Behaviour.
Friedin, B. D.; Johnson, Helene K.
Journal of Mental Deficiency Research, v23 pt1 p55-61 Mar 1979
The daily rearrangement of a profoundly retarded seven-year-old boy's routine shower was found to be effective in eliminating his low-frequency feces smearing and coprophagic (eating of feces) behavior during the late afternoon/early evening part of the day. (Author/DLS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Coprophagy; Feces