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Correlational analysis of challenging behaviours

By Simon Whitaker and Daniel Hirst

Abstract

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

Topics: BF
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Year: 2002
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.hud.ac.uk:4354

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