A behavioral/pharmacological intervention for the treatment of severe self-injurious behavior.

  • Vanessa Durand
  • Published 1982 in Journal of autism and developmental disorders
The effects of haloperidol and a mild punishment on the severe self-injurious behavior and several collateral behaviors of a 17-year-old profoundly retarded male were assessed. A 12-month analysis using a withdrawal design suggested that neither the medication nor the behavioral intervention alone was effective in significantly reducing the frequency of… CONTINUE READING