ERIC Number: EJ231666
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Peer Managed Token Economies: Evaluation and Description.
Bedell, Jeffrey R.; Archer, Robert P.
Journal of Clinical Psychology, v36 n3 p716-22 Jul 1980
Results indicate equivalent levels of patient performance when contingent reinforcement in a residential token economy program was controlled by either patient peer groups or staff. Patients in a peer-managed program showed positive ward behavior, reductions in psychosocial problems, and increase in potential for adjusting to community life. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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