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ERIC Number: EJ562673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-0599
Current Considerations in Treating Pica.
Katsiyannis, Antonis; Torrey, Gregory; Bond, Valerie
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v30 n4 p50-53 Mar-Apr 1998
Offers guidelines to assist school personnel in addressing pica, an eating disorder involving consumption of nonedible substances frequently observed in people with mental retardation. Guidelines are organized around principles that stress surveying the situation, selecting treatments (behavioral, nutritional, and/or medical), and considering the individual. A case study illustrates successful intervention. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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