Use of extinction and reinforcement to increase food consumption and reduce expulsion.

  title={Use of extinction and reinforcement to increase food consumption and reduce expulsion.},
  author={D. A. Coe and R. L. Babbitt and K. Williams and C. Hajimihalis and A. Snyder and C. Ballard and Lisa A. Efron},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  volume={30 3},
Extinction and reinforcement contingencies were used to treat 2 children with feeding disorders. Positive reinforcement and avoidance extinction effectively increased food acceptance but also increased food expulsion. Reduced expulsion and increased swallowing were achieved by repeated presentation of expelled food, a second extinction component 
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