A Theoretical Analysis of Potential Extinction Properties of Behavior-Specific Manual Restraint.

  title={A Theoretical Analysis of Potential Extinction Properties of Behavior-Specific Manual Restraint.},
  author={Ennio C. Cipani and Melvin Edward Thomas and Daniel Martin},
  journal={The behavior analyst today},
This paper will examine possible extinction properties of behavior-specific manual restraint. It will analyze the possibility of extinction being produced via restraint with respect to the target behavior's possible environmental functions. The theoretical analysis will involve the analysis of behavioral properties of restraint during two temporal periods: (1) during the restraint itself and (2) subsequent to the restraint. Keywords: manual restraint, target behavior function, socially mediated… Expand


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