Behavioral Interventions to Reduce the Pica of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

@article{McAdam2004BehavioralIT,
  title={Behavioral Interventions to Reduce the Pica of Persons with Developmental Disabilities},
  author={D. McAdam and J. A. Sherman and J. Sheldon and D. Napolitano},
  journal={Behavior Modification},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={45 - 72}
}
The consumption of nonfood items (i. e., pica) frequently occurs in persons with developmental disabilities. Pica may result in the puncture or blockage of the digestive tract, infestation by gastrointestinal parasites, and can interfere with an individual’s daily learning, occupational performance, and quality of life. Twenty-six published studies have examined the efficacy of behavioral-intervention packages (e. g., differential reinforcement of other behavior, noncontingent attention, or… Expand
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