Self-injurious behavior, self-restraint, and compulsive behaviors in Cornelia de Lange syndrome.

@article{Hyman2002SelfinjuriousBS,
  title={Self-injurious behavior, self-restraint, and compulsive behaviors in Cornelia de Lange syndrome.},
  author={Philippa Hyman and Chris Oliver and S. Kedzie Hall},
  journal={American journal of mental retardation : AJMR},
  year={2002},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={146-54}
}
Researchers have argued that individuals who show self-restraint are more likely to show self-injurious behavior (SIB) that is compulsive. Self-injurious behavior, self-restraint, and compulsive behaviors have been described as features of Cornelia de Lange syndrome. We examined whether individuals with this syndrome displaying SIB and self-restraint exhibit more compulsive behaviors than do those without SIB and self-restraint. Main caregivers of individuals with the syndrome completed… CONTINUE READING
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