Response-contingent taste-aversion in treating chronic ruminative vomiting of institutionalised profoundly retarded children.


Two case studies are presented describing the use of response-contingent taste-aversion procedures to treat chronic ruminative vomiting of profoundly retarded children. Each treatment programme was designed to be carried out by para-professional staff in an institutional setting. Each programme eliminated rumination, with effects maintained one to nine… (More)