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Assessing the social acceptability of the functional analysis of problem behaviour

Langthorne, Paul, McGill, Peter (2011) Assessing the social acceptability of the functional analysis of problem behaviour. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44 (2). pp. 403-407. ISSN 0021-8855. (doi:10.1901/jaba.2011.44-403) (KAR id:34424)


Although the clinical utility of the functional analysis is well established, its social acceptability has received minimal attention. The current study assessed the social acceptability of functional analysis procedures among 10 parents and 3 teachers of children who had recently received functional analyses. Participants completed a 9-item questionnaire, and results suggested that functional analysis procedures were socially acceptable.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1901/jaba.2011.44-403
Uncontrolled keywords: functional analysis, social acceptability, social validity
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Peter McGill
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2013 09:33 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:11 UTC
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