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Risk factors and topographies for self-injurious behaviour in a sample of adults with intellectual developmental disorders

Folch, A; Cortés, M.J; Salvador-Carulla, Luis; Vicens, p; Irazábal, Marcia; Muñoz-Lorente, Silvia; Rovira, L; Orejuela, C; Haro, J. M.; Vilella, E; Martínez-Leal, Rafael


BACKGROUND: Self-injurious behaviour (SIB) is a prevalent form of challenging behaviour in people with intellectual developmental disorders (IDD). Existing research has yielded conflicting findings concerning the major risk factors involved, and in addition, SIB shows multiple topographies and presentations. Although presence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and severity of intellectual disability (ID) are known risk factors for SIB, there are no studies comparing SIB topographies by...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12487


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