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Schloss, Patrick J. – Behavioral Disorders, 1983
The article reviews the literature on three major social learning constructs advanced to explain the etiology of reactive depression in children and adolescents: learned helplessness, social skill deficits, and coercive reinforcement patterns. Implications for classroom management are noted. (CL)
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Etiology
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Murphy, Laura; Ross, Steven M. – Behavioral Disorders, 1983
The authors propose matching selected models of individualized instruction (academic domain) to varying degrees of student self-control (behavioral domain) for behaviorally disordered children. The specific models discussed include tutoring, programmed instruction, personalized systems of instruction, and contracting. (Author/CL)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction, Performance Contracts
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Smith, Donald E. P. – Behavioral Disorders, 1981
Consistent, unemotional use of timeout, without ancillary punishers, is shown to result in typical extinction curves (rather than the steeper gradient of punishment curves) for both autistic and mentally impaired children with widely different abrasive behaviors. Dangers of punishment and the therapeutic value of reduced environmental stimulation…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Environmental Influences
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Enright, Brian E.; Linkous, Ludrick W. – Behavioral Disorders, 1979
The author advocates a multiple theoretical intervention strategy based on specific strengths and weaknesses (affective, cognitive, and somatic) of children with emotional conflicts. (CL)
Descriptors: Conceptual Schemes, Coping, Educational Methods, Emotional Disturbances
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Stainback, William; And Others – Behavioral Disorders, 1979
The authors review and discuss the applied behavior analysis procedures that have been found to be effective in controlling severe forms of maladaptive behavior and outline several considerations that may influence the success with which severe forms of maladaptive behavior are controlled in a classroom setting. (SBH)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Science Research