Behavioral assessment and treatment of self-injurious behavior in autism.

  • Noha F. Minshawi
  • Published 2008 in
    Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North…

Abstract

Self-injurious behaviors (SIB) are common in individuals who have autism and related developmental disabilities. When an individual engages in SIB, these behaviors frequently become the primary treatment target because of the potential for injury. A thorough behavioral assessment aimed at determining the function of the behaviors is the first step to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.chc.2008.06.012

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