Melissa C Hendricks

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A behavior therapy approach for obtaining cooperation during needle sticks was provided to 8 pediatric patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Therapy was provided during mock needle sticks. Hand lotion was applied to simulate topical anesthetic. Distracting activities established relaxation while needle stick materials were gradually(More)
BACKGROUND Adolescents are prone to sleep problems that have unique developmental aspects and contribute to physical, emotional, and behavioural problems. AIMS This study evaluated an individualized, multicomponent intervention that considered developmental factors, and promoted age-appropriate autonomy in three adolescent females with disrupted sleep. (More)
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