Self-injurious Behavior: Analysis, Assessment, and Treatment

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James K. Luiselli, Johnny L. Matson, Nirbhay N. Singh
Springer-Verlag, 1992 - Medical - 393 pages
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This book greatly furthers our understanding of self- injurious behavior by providing a comprehensive and critical evaluation and discussion of the etiology and assessment, and the treatment of self-injurious behavior, as well as a close examination of the general issues that it touches.

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Definition Classification and Taxonomy
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The Incidence and Prevalence of Selfinjurious Behavior
21
Neurobiological Factors in Selfinjurious Behavior
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About the author (1992)

James Luiselli is a clinical psychologist and Senior Vice President of Applied Research, Clinical Training, and Peer Review at May Institute, Randolph Massachusetts.

Michael L. Matson is a student at Louisiana State University focusing on mental health issues of persons with developmental disabilities. Johnny L. Matson is a professor and distinguished research master in the department of psychology at Louisiana State University. Rinita B. Laud is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Louisiana State University. They all live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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