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Self-injurious behaviour and self-restraint in individuals with a learning disability

Debbie J. Forman

Self-injurious behaviour and self-restraint in individuals with a learning disability

by Debbie J. Forman

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Birmingham, Department of Psychology, 2003.

Statementby Debbie J. Forman.
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15987561M

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism, are at increased risk for engaging in problem behavior such as self-injury, aggression, and property destruction. When these behaviors are intense and frequent, they can significantly impair a child’s functioning. ). Specifically, Self-Injurious Behavior (SIB) refers to “acts people direct toward themselves that result in tissue damage” (Tate & Baroff, ; Schroeder et al., , p. 1). The most frequent forms of SIB are head bang-ing, self-biting, and self-scratching (Rojahn, ). People with develop-mental disabilities are particularly at.

For example, Iwata and colleagues () studied individuals with developmental disabilities who demonstrated self-injurious behaviour over an year period. Their findings indicated that negative reinforcement in the form of escape from demands or aversive stimulation accounted for % of the behaviours, the largest proportion of the. Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a distressing type of problem behavior that may be exhibited in individuals with intellectual disabilities (IDs). This article provides an overview of SIB, its underlying causes and functions, as well as other key variables associated with its manifestation.

It is relatively common for people with a learning disability to develop behaviour that challenges, and more common for people with more severe disability. Prevalence rates are around 5–15% in educational, health or social care services for people with a learning disability. Rates are higher in. Best View. Best viewed with Internet Explorer 10 and above, Mozilla Firefox 40 above, or Google Chrome 40 and above or Safari 4 and above with minimum resolution at x


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Self-injurious behaviour and self-restraint in individuals with a learning disability by Debbie J. Forman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Self-injurious behaviour refers to behaviour that causes physical harm, which may include bruising, wounding and bleeding. In very young children with severe learning disabilities or Autistic Spectrum Disorders, self-injurious behaviour may begin as a stereotypy (repetitive movement), such as tapping themselves on the head or as a self-stimulatory behaviour.

It is important to consider that. Self-Injurious Behaviour. Self-injurious behaviour is any behaviour that results in someone causing physical harm to him or herself. Common types of this behaviour shown by people with severe learning disabilities include: eye poking, self-biting, head banging and skin picking.

: Self-Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disabilities (ISSN Book 2) eBook: Johannes Rojahn, Stephen R. Schroeder, Theodore A Hoch: Kindle Store. There was a significant association between self-restraint and SIB for those individuals who showed compulsive behaviors, χ 2 (1, N = 77) =p self-restraint and SIB for those individuals who did not show compulsive behavior, p =Fisher's Exact Test.

For those individuals who exhibited. Self injurious behaviour (SIB) is commonly seen in individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) and has been defined as any activity that self inflicts injury or harm to oneself (NAS, ).

This may include behaviours such as head banging, biting, hair pulling and scratching. Self-injurious behaviour (SIB) may be viewed as a symptom of a psychiatric disorder, or in the context of behaviour arising from maladaptive learning, or in association with behavioural phenotypes.

Self-injurious behavior has also been associated with seizure activity in the frontal and temporal lobes (Gedye, ; Gedye, ). Behaviors often associated with seizure activity include: headbanging, slapping ears and/or head, hand-biting, chin hitting, scratching face or.

Abstract. Self-injurious behavior or SIB is a common problem among persons with intellectual disabilities. SIB can cause severe tissue damage and physical injury, interfere with educational and social development, and serve as a stressor for caregivers.

Easy Guide: Self Injurious Behaviours (SIB) and Learning Disability See also Understanding Behaviour Easy Guide. Functional Analysis Questions. Definition: What are Self Injurious Behaviours (SIB).

Self injurious behaviour or SIB is the term normally used to describe self harm by people with learning disabilities or autism. Predictors of Self-Injurious Behavior and Self-Restraint in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Towards a Hypothesis of Impaired Behavioral Control Self-injurious behavior in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability.

Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 56(5), – Forward Thinking Birmingham Learning. Self-injurious behaviour in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 56(5) March   Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is a broad term encompassing behaviors that cause unintentional, self-inflicted, socially unacceptable physical injury to the individual’s own body (Yates, ).Examples of SIB topographies include head hitting, hand mouthing, hair pulling, eye gouging, and hitting self with objects (e.g., Matson & LoVullo, ).In addition to causing physical injury, SIB can.

Self-injurious behaviour was defined by Murphy and Wilson (, p. 15) as: ‘Any behaviour, initiated by the individual, which directly results in physical harm to that individual. Physical harm (includes) bruising, lacerations, bleeding, bone fractures and chronic because 90% of the people with learning disabilities reported to show self.

Chris Oliver, Scott Hall, Jackie Hales and Donna Head, Self‐injurious Behaviour and People with Intellectual Disabilities: Assessing the Behavioural Knowledge and Causal Explanations of Care Staff, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 9, 3, (), ().

Definitions of Self-injurious Behavior Self-injurious behavior (SIB), displayed by individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities, involves the occurrence of behavior that results in physical injury to one's own body (Kennedy Krieger Institute).

SIB is defined as behaviors. How many people have self injurious behaviours. Self injurious behaviour is very common in people on the autism spectrum and more common in people who also have learning disabilities.

Sometimes the self injurious behaviour is transitory and short in duration, lasting only days or weeks, while at other times it can persist for months or years. The association between repetitive, self-injurious and aggressive behaviour in children with severe intellectual disability.

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42, Richards, C., Oliver, C., Nelson, L., & Moss, J. Self-injurious behaviour in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability.

This book greatly furthers our understanding of self- injurious behavior by providing a comprehensive and critical evaluation and discussion of the etiology and assessment, and the treatment of self-injurious behavior, as well as a close examination of the general issues that it touches.

Self-Injurious Behavior in Intellectual Disabilities gives a broad overview of the literature in the area of self-injurious behavior in people with intellectual disabilities, but most of the text is dedicated to the review of the behavioral and biological research in this fact, it is our view that the most promising heuristic approach for the advancement of our understanding of this.

Risk factors associated with self-injurious behaviors in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. J Autism Dev Disord. ; 42 (11)– doi: /s Richards C, Oliver C, Nelson L, Moss J. Self‒injurious behaviour in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disability. Results.

Self-injury was persistent in 44% of individuals over the year period, with behavioural characteristics of impulsivity (p behaviour, social communication and adaptive.Sophie Williams, Dave Dagnan, Jacqui Rodgers, Kathryn McDowell, Changes in Attributions as a Consequence of Training for Challenging and Complex Behaviour for Carers of People with Learning Disabilities: A Systematic Review, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, /jx, 25, 3, (), ().

Differential effects of severe self-injurious behaviour on the behaviour of others. Behavioural Psychotherapy, 20, Hastings, R.P. Staff in special education settings and behaviour problems: towards a framework for research and practice, Educational Psychology, DOI: / Hastings, R, P.