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ERIC Number: EJ423066
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0198-7429
The Behavior of Self-Injury: A Brief Review and Analysis.
Belfiore, P. J.; Dattilio, Frank M.
Behavioral Disorders, v16 n1 p23-31 Nov 1990
This review analyzes the origin and maintenance of self-injurious behavior, focusing on the areas of operant contingencies, sensory contingencies, and/or biological variables. It discusses definitions, prevalence, and etiology. A hypothesis is forwarded which includes components from both the operant and biological domains to explain the origin of self-injurious behavior. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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