Self-injurious Behavior: Analysis, Assessment, and Treatment

Self-injurious Behavior: Analysis, Assessment, and Treatment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461391326
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/18/2011
Series: Disorders of Human Learning, Behavior, and Communication
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
Pages: 393
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. General Issues.- 1 Definition, Classification, and Taxonomy.- 2 The Incidence and Prevalence of Self-injurious Behavior.- 2. Etiology and Assessment.- 3 Neurobiological Factors in Self-injurious Behavior.- 4 Psychophysiology and Issues of Anxiety and Arousal.- 5 Functional Analysis and Treatment of Self-injury.- 3. Treatment.- 6 Behavioral Diagnostic Interventions.- 7 Treatments of Self-injury Based on Teaching Compliance and/or Brief Physical Restraint.- 8 Facial Screening and Visual Occlusion.- 9 Protective Equipment.- 10 Aversive Stimulation.- 11 Self-restraint.- 12 Psychopharmacology of Self-injury.- 13 Peer Review and Human Rights Committees.

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