ERIC Number: EJ478959
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Effects of Positive and Negative Reinforcement on Daily Living Skills in Chronic Psychiatric Patients in Community Residences.
Lippman, Matthew R.; Motta, Robert W.
Journal of Clinical Psychology, v49 n5 p654-62 Sep 1993
Examined contingent positive and negative reinforcement and adaptive behavior and mood among 36 chronic, psychiatric outpatients who received either contingent positive token reinforcement to improve daily living skills, negative reinforcement procedure based on removal of free-tokens, or no treatment. Found significant differences between control and treatment groups on activities of daily living and among five individual targeted behaviors. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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