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(p. 413) Using Positive Reinforcement to Decrease Challenging Behavior 

(p. 413) Using Positive Reinforcement to Decrease Challenging Behavior
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(p. 413) Using Positive Reinforcement to Decrease Challenging Behavior
Author(s):

Lee Kern

and Anastasia Kokina

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195317046.003.0017
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date: 19 October 2020

Thischapter focuses on the use of positive reinforcement as a strategy for addressingbehavior problems. It begins with an overview of the purpose and rationale ofpositive reinforcement approaches in the context of challenging behavior. This isfollowed by a description of specific strategies that rely on positive reinforcementto promote appropriate behavior and, in turn, decrease challenging behavior.

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