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Use of texture fading in the treatment of food selectivity.
Children with feeding disorders often display severe food selectivity. For many of these children, consuming highly textured foods may be aversive or potentially dangerous because of frequentExpand
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Empirical Examination of a Multicomponent Treatment for Pediatric Food Refusal.
Abstract The behavioral literature has recently given much attention to assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding problems in general, and food refusal in particular. Functional relations haveExpand
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Use of extinction and reinforcement to increase food consumption and reduce expulsion.
Extinction and reinforcement contingencies were used to treat 2 children with feeding disorders. Positive reinforcement and avoidance extinction effectively increased food acceptance but alsoExpand
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Stimulus fading in the treatment of adipsia
Stimulus fading procedures have repeatedly been demonstrated as effective in shaping a wide variety of new behaviors. Borrowing from this body of research, the behavioral treatment of feedingExpand
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