Title

A Behavioral Weight Reduction Model for Moderately Mentally Retarded Adolescents

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

8 p.

Publication Date

1980

Publisher

Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children

Source Publication

Journal of Special Education Technology

Source ISSN

0162-6434

Abstract

A behavioral weight reduction treatment and maintenance program for moderately mentally retarded adolescents which involves six phases from background information collection to followup relies on stimulus control procedures to modify eating behaviors. Data from pilot studies show an average weekly weight loss of .5 to 1 pound per S. (CL)

Comments

Journal of Special Education Technology, Vol. 3 (1980): 9-16. Publisher Link.