ERIC Number: EJ313756
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Current Trends in the Treament of Phobias in Autistic and Mentally Retarded Persons.
Jackson, Henry J.
Australia and New Zealand Journal of Developmental Disabilities, v9 n4 p191-208 Dec 1983
The paper reviews research on phobic disorders of mentally retarded and autistic persons, noting the definitions, incidence and prevalence, etiological explanations, and treatment approaches. Methodological weaknesses are stressed. Behavioral interventions are seen as the treatments of choice. (CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A