International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences.

Volume 44 of the series offers chapters on challenging behavior.

Key Features

  • Provides the most recent scholarly research in the study of developmental disabilities
  • A vast range of perspectives is offered, and many topics are covered
  • An excellent resource for academic researchers


Academic researchers in developmental and cognitive psychology, as well as neuropsychology

Table of Contents

Part I. Behavioral, Psychological and Biological aspects of Challenging Behaviors

  1. Challenging behaviour in genetic intellectual disability syndromes
    Chris Oliver, Dawn Adams, Debbie Allen, Leah Bull, Mary Heald, Jo Moss, Kate Woodcock and Lucy Wilde
  2. Early signs/development of challenging behavior and early intervention
    Jeff Sigafoos, Giulio E. Lancioni, Robert Didden and Mark F. O'Reilly
  3. Self-injurious behavior
    Frank Symons and Darragh Devine
  4. Aggressive behaviour
    Andrew Jahoda, Paul Willner, Carol Pert, and Ken MacMahon
  5. Criminal and offending behaviour
    Bill Lindsay
  6. Eating disorders
    Cathleen C. Piazza and Suzanne M. Milnes

    Part II. Intervention – Theoretical and Practical Innovations
  7. Behavioral theory and implications
    Iser DeLeon , Meagan K. Gregory, and Claire C. St. Peter
  8. Parent training
    Laura Lee McIntyre
  9. Pharmacological intervention
    Cristan Farmer and Michael Aman


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