ERIC Number: EJ227974
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Elimination of a Self-Injurious Avoidance Response through a Forced Running Consequence.
Borreson, Paul M.
Mental Retardation, v18 n2 p73-77 Apr 1980
The self-injurious avoidance responses of a 22-year-old severely mentally retarded male were eliminated through a forced running consequence. Side effects, such as reduced noise, increase in smiling, and faster progress toward instructional objectives, were also noted. The results were maintained over a period of two years. (Author/PHR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A