Analysis of response class hierarchies with attention-maintained problem behaviors

Jay W. Harding, David P. Wacker, Wendy K. Berg, Anjali Barretto, Lisa Winborn, Andrew W Gardner

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Abstract

We replicated a method for clarifying inconclusive functional analysis outcomes via an extinction analysis of separate topographies of problem behavior with 2 participants. Results suggested that both mild and severe problem behaviors belonged to the same response class. An analysis of response latency was consistent with a response class hierarchy hypothesis, indicating that mild problem behavior nearly always occurred prior to severe topographies of problem behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-64
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Behavior Analysis
Volume34
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2001
Externally publishedYes

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geography
functional analysis
Reaction Time
Problem Behavior
Behavior Problems
Topography
Psychological Extinction
Functional Analysis
Latency
Extinction

Keywords

  • Functional analysis
  • Response class hierarchies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Clinical Psychology

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Harding, J. W., Wacker, D. P., Berg, W. K., Barretto, A., Winborn, L., & Gardner, A. W. (2001). Analysis of response class hierarchies with attention-maintained problem behaviors. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 34(1), 61-64.

Analysis of response class hierarchies with attention-maintained problem behaviors. / Harding, Jay W.; Wacker, David P.; Berg, Wendy K.; Barretto, Anjali; Winborn, Lisa; Gardner, Andrew W.

In: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Vol. 34, No. 1, 03.2001, p. 61-64.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harding, JW, Wacker, DP, Berg, WK, Barretto, A, Winborn, L & Gardner, AW 2001, 'Analysis of response class hierarchies with attention-maintained problem behaviors', Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 61-64.
Harding, Jay W. ; Wacker, David P. ; Berg, Wendy K. ; Barretto, Anjali ; Winborn, Lisa ; Gardner, Andrew W. / Analysis of response class hierarchies with attention-maintained problem behaviors. In: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 2001 ; Vol. 34, No. 1. pp. 61-64.
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