The Management of Aggressive Behavior

  • Judith E. Favell
Part of the Current Issues in Autism book series (CIAM)


Physical and verbal aggression is a widespread problem, one not unique to autistic adolescents (Buss, 1961; Ulrich & Favell, 1970). Nevertheless aggression can have very serious consequences for autistic individuals who engage in it. Aggression, particularly frequent or intense aggression, can severely disrupt autistic individuals’ lives, as well as the lives of those with whom they live.


Aggressive Behavior Autistic Child Positive Reinforcement Enrich Environment Corporal Punishment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith E. Favell
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  1. 1.Western Carolina CenterMorgantonUSA

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