ERIC Number: EJ563992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
The Evaluation and Treatment of Aggression Maintained by Attention and Automatic Reinforcement.
Thompson, Rachel H.; Fisher, Wayne W.; Piazza, Cathleen C.; Kuhn, David E.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v31 n1 p103-16 Spr 1998
A study used direct and indirect methods to assess and treat several topographies of the aggression of a 7-year-old boy with severe mental retardation and pervasive personality disorder. Functional communication training with extinction reduced all forms of aggression except chin grinding, which was reduced by an alternative treatment. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A