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Correlational analysis of challenging behaviours

Whitaker, Simon and Hirst, Daniel (2002) Correlational analysis of challenging behaviours. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 30 (1). pp. 28-31. ISSN 1354-4187

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It is argued that challenging behaviours can be better understood if a correlational analysis (looking for correlations between the occurrence of the behaviour and other variables) is used in addition to functional analysis. A case example is provided of a man whose aggressive outbursts were negatively correlated with trips out of his unit.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Simon Whitaker
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2009 12:19
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2010 16:44


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