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ERIC Number: EJ617558
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0735-6846
A Clinical Application of Applied Humanism for Young Adults with Severe and Profound Retardation.
Mazzelli, AnnaMaria; Polirstok, Susan Rovet; Dana, Lawrence; Buono, Serafina; Mongelli, Vita; Trubia, Grazia; Ayala, Giovanni
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v38 n4 p206-19 Jun 2000
Describes an intensive habilitation program in Sicily for young adults with severe and profound retardation. Participants in the program showed significant improvement in functional skills and an accompanying reduction in maladaptive and stereotypic behaviors, without complex behavior plans; punishing contingencies; or high dose neuroleptic, anxiolytic, or mood stabilizing medications. (Author/MKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Italy