The Effects of Response Restriction on Non-Socially Maintained Self-Injury

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This study examined the effects of response restriction (blocking and protective equipment) on subsequent durations of self-injury with two female participants with developmental disabilities. First, a functional analysis was conducted with each participant to identify potential maintaining variables of the self-injury. Second, access to the response was systematically restricted in a multiple schedule restriction paradigm. A baseline extended alone was conducted without the restriction component in place as a control condition. For one participant the results suggested that response restriction may have increased subsequent durations of responding once the restriction element was removed. For a second participant responding did not ... continued below

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Blevins, Travis May 2003.

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This study examined the effects of response restriction (blocking and protective equipment) on subsequent durations of self-injury with two female participants with developmental disabilities. First, a functional analysis was conducted with each participant to identify potential maintaining variables of the self-injury. Second, access to the response was systematically restricted in a multiple schedule restriction paradigm. A baseline extended alone was conducted without the restriction component in place as a control condition. For one participant the results suggested that response restriction may have increased subsequent durations of responding once the restriction element was removed. For a second participant responding did not appear to be affected by the restriction component.

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Blevins, Travis. The Effects of Response Restriction on Non-Socially Maintained Self-Injury, thesis, May 2003; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc4162/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .