Treatment of aggressive behavior: The effect of EMG response discrimination biofeedback training

  • Howard Hughes
  • Ronald Davis


This N of 1 study utilizes a withdrawal design with aggressive responses of a 27-year-old male exhibiting autistic behavior. The frequency of physical and verbal aggressive responses was decreased by reinforcing attempts to relax (utilizing EMG biofeedback) when discriminitive stimuli for aggressive behavior were present.


Aggressive Behavior School Psychology Aggressive Response Biofeedback Training Autistic Behavior 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Howard Hughes
    • 1
  • Ronald Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.North Texas States UniversityUS

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