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Systematic Review of Restraint Interventions for Challenging Behaviour Among Persons with Intellectual Disabilities: Focus on Effectiveness in Single-Case Experiments.
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PMID:  24574179     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: This article is the first in a two-part series: we focus on the effectiveness of restraint interventions (RIs) for reducing challenging behaviour (CB) among persons with intellectual disabilities in this first article. In the second article, we focus on experiences with RIs for CB among people with intellectual disabilities.
METHODS: A mixed-methods research synthesis involving statistical meta-analysis and qualitative meta-synthesis techniques was applied to synthesize 76 retrieved articles. This first article reports on the meta-analysis of 59 single-case experiments (SCEs) on effectiveness of RIs for CB among people with intellectual disabilities.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: The RIs reported on in the SCEs were on average highly effective in reducing CB for people with intellectual disabilities, and this reduction in CB was statistically significant. However, the effects vary significantly over the included participants, and the published data and reported outcomes are rather unrepresentative of the everyday use of RIs among persons with intellectual disabilities.
Authors:
Mieke Heyvaert; Lore Saenen; Bea Maes; Patrick Onghena
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities : JARID     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-3148     ISO Abbreviation:  J Appl Res Intellect Disabil     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-2-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9613616     Medline TA:  J Appl Res Intellect Disabil     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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