Assessment and treatment of low-rate high-intensity problem behavior

Sung Woo Kahng, Kimberly A. Abt, Heather E. Schonbachler

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Functional analysis of low-rate aggression was conducted during extended observation periods and showed behavior to be maintained by positive reinforcement. Treatment consisted of variable-momentary differential reinforcement of other behavior and was successful in reducing problem behavior throughout these extended observation periods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-228
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of applied behavior analysis
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2001


  • Ferential reinforcement of other behavior
  • Functional analysis
  • Low-rate aggression
  • Variable-momentary dif

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy
  • Applied Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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