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Challenging Behavior

  • Wendy Machalicek
  • Tracy Raulston
  • Christen Knowles
  • Traci Ruppert
  • Amarie Carnett
  • Fahad Alresheed
Chapter
Part of the Autism and Child Psychopathology Series book series (ACPS)

Abstract

One of the most common and debilitating of the comorbid psychological conditions among persons with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are challenging behaviors. The purpose of this chapter will be to define the problems, discuss their prevalence, and how they overlap and/or interface.

Keywords

Autism spectrum disorder Comorbidity Challenging behaviors Prognosis Risk factors 

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  • Wendy Machalicek
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  • Tracy Raulston
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  • Christen Knowles
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  • Traci Ruppert
    • 1
  • Amarie Carnett
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  • Fahad Alresheed
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  1. 1.Department of Special Education and Clinical SciencesUniversity of OregonEugeneUSA
  2. 2.Victoria University of WellingtonWellingtonNew Zealand

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