ERIC Number: EJ291595
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Relationship of Sedative-Hypnotic Response to Self-Injurious Behavior and Stereotypy by Mentally Retarded Clients.
Barron, Jennifer; Sandman, Curt A.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v88 n2 p177-86 Sep 1983
Groups of 100 mentally retarded adolescents, exhibiting both self-injurious behavior (SIB) and stereotypy, stereotypy alone, SIB alone, or neither of these types of behavior were rated in terms of response to sedative-hypnotic medication. Results suggested that the paradoxical response to sedative-hypnotics may be a form of withdrawal. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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