The results of a functional analysis showed that inappropriate sexual behaviors exhibited by a 9-year-old boy who had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury were maintained by positive reinforcement in the form of social attention. An intervention consisting of functional communication training and extinction resulted in reduced levels of inappropriate sexual behaviors.
- Functional analysis
- Inappropriate sexual behavior
- Traumatic brain injury
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science
- Applied Psychology