Treatment of constipation-caused encopresis by a negative reinforcement procedure.

@article{Rolider1985TreatmentOC,
  title={Treatment of constipation-caused encopresis by a negative reinforcement procedure.},
  author={Adi Rolider and Ron Van Houten},
  journal={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  year={1985},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={67-70}
}
During a baseline condition soiling and the cumulative number of bowel movements of a child suffering from retentive encopresis were recorded. Following this, a DRO (differential reinforcement of other behavior) alone, a DRO plus overcorrection procedure, and a negative reinforcement procedure were each evaluated using a reversal design. The negative… CONTINUE READING