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The Assessment of Preference for Qualitatively Different Reinforcers in Persons with Developmental and Learning Disabilities: A Comparison of Value Using Behavioral Economic and Standard Preference Assessment Procedures
Standard preference assessment results may have limited generality when schedule requirements are increased, which may compromise treatment efficacy. While standard procedures can provide reliable preference ranks and ...
Reliability and Concurrent Validity of Three Self-Report Measures of Trauma Exposure
The DSM-IV-TR requires identification of a traumatic event in order for an individual to meet criteria for PTSD. There are currently many self-report measures designed to assess for exposure to traumatic events, but these ...
A Comparison of Life Threat and Betrayal as Risk Factors for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Life threat has been underscored as the primary etiological factor for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since the publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III, APA, ...
Stigmatization of Adults with Asperger's Disorder
Stigmatization is among the many possible challenges that impact the lives of adults with Asperger’s Disorder (AD). There is currently a paucity of literature on stigmatization of adults with AD. This study evaluated if ...
Clinicians' conceptual use of comorbidity
Diagnostic overlap, termed comorbidity, is a common occurrence in psychopathology. However, the current classification system for mental disorders (DSM-IV-TR; APA, 2000) does not explicitly address how diagnostic concepts ...