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ERIC Number: EJ1062632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 28
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 285
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Multidisciplinary Assessment and Treatment of Self-Injurious Behavior in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability: Integration of Psychological and Biological Theory and Approach
Minshawi, Noha F.; Hurwitz, Sarah; Morriss, Danielle; McDougle, Christopher J.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v45 n6 p1541-1568 Jun 2015
The objective of this review is to consider the psychological (largely behavioral) and biological [neurochemical, medical (including genetic), and pharmacological] theories and approaches that contribute to current thinking about the etiology and treatment of self-injurious behavior (SIB) in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disability. Algorithms for the assessment and treatment of SIB in this context, respectively, from a multidisciplinary, integrative perspective are proposed and challenges and opportunities that exist in clinical and research settings are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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