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Section 21
Self-Injurious Behavior: Characteristics and
Innovatiive Treatment Strategies

Question 21 | Test | Table of Contents

Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College

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1. An Overview of Self-Injurious Behavior
2. Etiology of Self-Injurious Behavior
3. Therapeutic Recommendations - Medication; Counseling; No-Harm Contract; Safe Alternatives/Coping Skills; Impulse Control Log; and Writing Assignments.

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- Dykes, M., Specian, V., Nelson, M., Gray, Ph.D.. N. Self-Injurious Behavior: Characteristics and Innovative Treatment Strategies. Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Courtemanche, A. B., Piersma, D. E., & Valdovinos, M. G. (2019). Evaluating the relationship between the rate and temporal distribution of self-injurious behavior. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 19(1), 72–80. 

Fox, K. R., Harris, J. A., Wang, S. B., Millner, A. J., Deming, C. A., & Nock, M. K. (2020). Self-Injurious Thoughts and Behaviors Interview—Revised: Development, reliability, and validity. Psychological Assessment, 32(7), 677–689.

Franklin, J. C., Fox, K. R., Ribeiro, J. D., & Nock, M. K. (2017). Understanding the context of novel interventions for self-injurious thoughts and behaviors: A reply to Nielsen et al. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85(8), 831–834.

What are the three subcategories of moderate self-injurious behavior, also known as superficial self-injurious behavior? To select and enter your answer go to Test.