ERIC Number: EJ566262
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Stimulus Control and Resistance to Extinction in Attention-Maintained SIB.
Hanley, Gregory P.; Piazza, Cathleen C.; Fisher, Wayne W.; Adelinis, John D.
Research in Developmental Disabilities, v18 n4 p251-60 Jul-Aug 1997
A study of an adolescent with severe mental retardation, who demonstrated self-injurious behavior (SIB) when given attention, evaluated the extent to which providing attention only to appropriate communication would reduce SIB. The client's SIB was reduced significantly only when the therapist left the room when he engaged in SIB. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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