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ERIC Number: EJ591161
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
False-Positive Maintenance of Self-Injurious Behavior by Access to Tangible Reinforcers.
Shirley, Melissa J.; Iwata, Brian A.; Kahng, Sung Woo
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v32 n2 p201-04 Sum 1999
Results of a functional analysis indicted that the hand mouthing of a woman with profound mental retardation was maintained by multiple sources of control (sensory stimulation and access to a leisure item). Hand mouthing, though maintained by automatic reinforcement, was also susceptible to social contingencies when exposed to them during assessment. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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