ERIC Number: EJ989741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Augmented Self-Modeling as an Intervention for Selective Mutism
Kehle, Thomas J.; Bray, Melissa A.; Byer-Alcorace, Gabriel F.; Theodore, Lea A.; Kovac, Lisa M.
Psychology in the Schools, v49 n1 p93-103 Jan 2012
Selective mutism is a rare disorder that is difficult to treat. It is often associated with oppositional defiant behavior, particularly in the home setting, social phobia, and, at times, autism spectrum disorder characteristics. The augmented self-modeling treatment has been relatively successful in promoting rapid diminishment of selective mutism and the associated features. Further, it is perhaps the least intrusive of the treatments currently used.
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Autism, Correlation, Behavior Disorders, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Therapy, Outcomes of Treatment
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