Frequency and severity of challenging behaviour in people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities.

@article{Poppes2010FrequencyAS,
  title={Frequency and severity of challenging behaviour in people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities.},
  author={P Poppes and Annette A J van der Putten and Carla Vlaskamp},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={1269-75}
}
The main goals of this study were to determine the prevalence, frequency and severity of challenging behaviour in people with profound intellectual and multiple disabilities (PIMD). Because in the literature several health problems and sensory impairments are associated with the onset and existence of challenging behaviour, this relationship was also examined. This study involved 181 people with PIMD (age: mean: 35; SD: 19, 56% male). The Behaviour Problem Inventory was used to determine… CONTINUE READING