Application of contingent physical restraint to suppress stereotyped body rocking of profoundly mentally retarded persons.

@article{Reid1981ApplicationOC,
  title={Application of contingent physical restraint to suppress stereotyped body rocking of profoundly mentally retarded persons.},
  author={James G. Reid and Tom N. Tombaugh and K Vanden Heuvel},
  journal={American journal of mental deficiency},
  year={1981},
  volume={86 1},
  pages={78-85}
}
The effectiveness of contingent restraint in reducing stereotyped body rocking of profoundly retarded subjects was investigated to determine (a) whether restraint reduced stereotyped body rocking and (b) the degree to which the effectiveness of restraint depended upon where in the behavioral sequence it was administered. Results showed that restraint, in… CONTINUE READING