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Meta-analytic study on treatment effectiveness for problem behaviors with individuals who have mental retardation.

  title={Meta-analytic study on treatment effectiveness for problem behaviors with individuals who have mental retardation.},
  author={Robert Didden and Pieter C. Duker and Hubert P.L.M. Korzilius},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  volume={101 4},
Meta-analysis of 482 empirical studies on treatment of problem behaviors of individuals with mental retardation was conducted. A metric of treatment effectiveness was computed for 1,451 comparisons between baselines and treatments, 34 topographies of problem behavior, and 64 treatment procedures. Analysis of variance with percentage of nonoverlapping data as the dependent variable and comparison as the basic unit of analysis revealed that treatment of externally destructive behaviors had… 

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