MULTIPLE INFORMANTS ON CHILDREN'S PROBLEM BEHAVIORS
1994) showed that his problem behaviors
were maintained by escape from demands.
Children with disabilities with lower family income were more likely to have externalizing problem behaviors
and poor receptive language ability than children with disabilities with higher family income.
Taylor, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, looked at such autism symptoms as restricted interests, repetitive behaviors, communication impairments and difficulties with social interactions and found the degree of independence in vocational activities was uniquely related to subsequent changes in autism symptoms, other problem behaviors
and activities of daily living.
In contrast, other researchers have found that music may increase individuals' problem behaviors
Excessive vocalization and nest building were not specifically cited as problem behaviors
Carr and Durand (1985) demonstrated the power of such an approach with children (N = 4) diagnosed with autism by developing a functional assessment tool to identify environmental conditions in which problem behaviors
such as aggression, self-injury, and tantrums occurred.
Comparing descriptive, experimental, and informant-based assessments of problem behaviors
Adolescent problem behaviors
such as delinquency, substance use, and risky sexual behavior continue to be serious social problems that are associated with significant costs to individual youths and to society as a whole.
The guide identifies psychological, biological, cultural, and economic factors that contribute to female problem behavior
, then describes causal models for problem behaviors
and reviews widely used treatment protocols.
The relationship of comorbid problem behaviors
to social skills in persons with profound mental retardation.
We believe an approach that focuses on mental conditioning would teach the coach and athletes to address problem behaviors
and attitudes along these basic lines: