Overcorrection: a critique.

@article{Murphy1978OvercorrectionAC,
  title={Overcorrection: a critique.},
  author={Glynis H Murphy},
  journal={Journal of mental deficiency research},
  year={1978},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={
          161-73
        }
}
Over the last decade numerous studies have appeared demonstrating behaviour change using a procedure ci.,lled overcorrection. The target types of behaviour have without exception been undesirable behaviour, undesirable either to the clients or client's care agents, and the aim. has invariably been to reduce the frequency and/or intensity of these forms of behaviour. The types of target behaviour have included inappropriate eating behaviour (Azrin and Armstrong, 1973), toiletting behaviour… CONTINUE READING

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