Show simple item record Piotrowski, Andrea Suzanne en_US 2007-06-01T19:24:04Z 2007-06-01T19:24:04Z 2000-02-01T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.description.abstract Brief functional analysis procedures (Phases 1-3) were conducted to identify the controlling variables of different problem behaviors in 3 elderly residents in a personal care home. Hypotheses generated from results obtained in Phase 1 (i.e., structured interview and descriptive analysis) were compared with those from Phase 3 (i.e., brief functional analysis) to determine if they identified the same controlling variables. Data for descriptive and functional analyses were graphed and analyzed via visual inspection. Results indicated that Phase 1 identified more controlling variables than Phase 3. Hypotheses formed from descriptive and functional analyses were similar, but functional analysis narrowed the controlling variables for the problem behavior. A brief functional analysis appeared sufficient in determining controlling variables of the problem behaviors. The interview identified some, but not all controlling variables identified in descriptive and functional analyses. en_US
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dc.title Behavioral assessment of problem behaviors in elderly residents of a personal care home en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/masterThesis Psychology en_US Master of Arts (M.A.) en_US

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