functional analysis


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functional analysis

(in psychiatry) a type of therapy that traces the sequence of events involved in producing and maintaining undesirable behavior.
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epidermis), but the authors performed a functional analysis on those DEG with a >5-fold difference.
The functional analysis followed conditions published in Bessette and Wills (2007), which were based on established protocols (Iwata, Dorsey, Sliffer, Bauman, & Richman, 1982).
Functional analysis is the most adaptable and accurate methodology for evaluating the function of problem behavior in a variety of clinical settings.
This important insight is easily lost in our traditional music education that often relies on functional analysis alone.
Functional analysis aims to increase profits by trying to reduce costs and/or by cost-effectively adding new features that are so attractive to customers that the product becomes more profitable.
low attention) matched results from the functional analysis.
Emerging themes in the functional analysis of problem behavior.
The functional analysis is a common design method for both axiomatic and systematic approaches and is contributing to take an account of customer's needs.
Using analogue functional analysis, we monitored changes in the rates of aggression and self-injury in a 50-year-old female diagnosed with severe intellectual disability and mood disorder.
Thus, the desire to understand the solutions of these equations has always had a prominent place in the efforts of mathematicians; it has inspired such diverse fields as complex function theory, functional analysis, and algebraic topology.
The diagram shown here is itself a brilliant synthesis, a social and functional analysis of a world city which manages to pay attention to detail (the location of each borough town hall), as well as providing snapshot information on waterways and reservoirs, industrial wharves, railways, shopping centres, open spaces, and (shades of things to come) 'central communities with a high proportion of obsolescent property'.
Analogue functional analysis methodology was used to assess potential maintaining contingencies of episodic self-injurious behavior (SIB) of a 4-year-old child diagnosed with autism.
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