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ERIC Number: EJ045451
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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Reduction of Self-Abusive Behavior in a Blind Child By Using a Feeding Response
Myers, James J., Jr.; Deibert, Alvin N.
Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 2, 2, 141-144, Jul 71
An 11 year old Blind, Retarded male, was treated for self abusive behavior by creating a feeding response incompatible with it. When head beating had been eliminated at feeding time, additional techniques, involving rewards, were used to extend its elimination beyond the eating situation. (Author)
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