Clinical Outcomes of Behavioral Treatments for Pica in Children with Developmental Disabilities.

@article{Call2015ClinicalOO,
  title={Clinical Outcomes of Behavioral Treatments for Pica in Children with Developmental Disabilities.},
  author={Nathan A. Call and Christina Anne Simmons and Joanna E Lomas Mevers and Jessica P Alvarez},
  journal={Journal of autism and developmental disorders},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={2105-14}
}
Pica is a potentially deadly form of self-injurious behavior most frequently exhibited by individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Research indicates that pica can be decreased with behavioral interventions; however, the existing literature reflects treatment effects for small samples (n = 1-4) and the overall success of such treatments is not well-understood. This study quantified the overall effect size by examining treatment data from all patients seen for treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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