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ERIC Number: EJ299726
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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The Elimination of Mealtime Food Stealing and Scavenging Behavior in an Institutionalized Severely Mentally Retarded Adult.
Smith, Alfred L., Jr.; And Others
Mental Retardation, v21 n6 p255-59 Dec 1983
The study examined the efficacy of reinforcement and response cost in the elimination of an institutionalized severely mentally retarded individual's food stealing and scavenging behavior during mealtimes. Through the use of discriminative stimuli and positive reinforcement, food stealing was virtually eliminated. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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