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ERIC Number: EJ439389
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Social Policy on the Use of Aversive Interventions: Empirical, Ethical, and Legal Considerations.
Gerhardt, Peter; And Others
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v21 n3 p265-77 Sep 1991
This paper reviews the efficacy of aversive interventions in the treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities. It also considers the ethical and legal issues involved and concludes that there is empirical, ethical, and legal support for the continued availability of aversive interventions as treatment options if sufficient safeguards are followed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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