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How can applied behavioral analysis therapy help an autistic child?

How can applied behavioral analysis therapy help an autistic child?

AUTISM: Treatment for an autistic child had improved a lot since there was emphasis on autism. They can live and function a normal life with various therapy available. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Applied Behavior Analysis (Definition)

A type of intensive behavioral intervention for autism. The focus is on reinforcing desirable behaviors ...Read more


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Is applied behavioral analysis therapy effective for autism?

Is applied behavioral analysis therapy effective for autism?

Sometimes: Aba is one behavioral therapy shown to be effective in helping with asd. There are newer, more developmentally based therapies also showing promise, such as play project (floortime), son rise and rdi - relationship development intervention. The key factor as a parent is to research the various approaches and determine which seems to best fit your child. And don't be afraid to change, if needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for systemic inflammatory response syndrome (sirs)?

SIRS: Sirs may result from a myriad of underlying causes. Treating the cause and supportive measures are the mainstay of the treatment. ...Read more

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I want to understand about the semen analysis report that I have know of my husband please tell me is there any defects or need to give treatment?

I want to understand about the semen analysis report that I have know of my husband please tell me is there any defects or need to give treatment?

What analysis?: Without specifics about the report, we can offer you nothing. You must realize that your husband and his physician alone have seen the results. Period. ...Read more

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Is erp(exposure and response prevention) and effective treatment for ocd?

Is erp(exposure and response prevention) and effective treatment for ocd?

Yes: It is a very effective treatment that avoids medications. It is a bit tough at first, but the learning from it actually is more helpful than medications. ...Read more

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Prior to behavior therapies, what type of therapy was used for the treatment of phobias?

Prior to behavior therapies, what type of therapy was used for the treatment of phobias?

Treatments: Prayer, mesmerism, hypnosis, psychoanalysis, time spent at mental hygiene hospitals, a range of experiments with drugs all preceded behavioral exposure therapies. ...Read more

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What type of doctor specializes in diagnosis and treatment of children's behavioral disorders?

What type of doctor specializes in diagnosis and treatment of children's behavioral disorders?

Behavoir problems: An experienced pediatrician can begin a work-up of a child with behavior problems. Depending on the severity of the issues with the child, a psychiatrist or psychologist may also need to be involved. If autism is suspected, then a developmental expert at a pediatric hospital can provide helpful information to discover why a child and family are struggling with certain behaviors. ...Read more

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What is cognitive behavioral therapy, how do I find it, and what should I expect during treatment?

What is cognitive behavioral therapy, how do I find it, and what should I expect during treatment?

Coping skills: Cognitive therapy seeks to help the patient overcome difficulties by identifying and changing dysfunctional thinking, behavior, and emotional responses. This involves helping patients develop skills for modifying beliefs, identifying distorted thinking, relating to others in different ways, and changing behaviors. It helps to change perception - you can contact your local social srvs dept or dys. ...Read more

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What kind of responses should I expect when looking in small town to get treatment for sex addiction?

What kind of responses should I expect when looking in small town to get treatment for sex addiction?

Start with your: Family doctor, who may be able to refer you to the right person. Doctors really have "seen it all". ...Read more

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