Cathleen C Piazza, PhD

Professor

  • 4217 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
1988 …2020
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Research Output 1988 2020

  • 4217 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
  • 98 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 5 Review article
  • 3 Comment/debate
1988
3 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing Child Compliance with Nebulized Respiratory Treatment: A Case Study

Reimers, T. M., Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Parrish, J. M. & Page, T. J., Dec 1988, In : Clinical pediatrics. 27, 12, p. 605-608 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masks
Therapeutics
Head
Hyaline Membrane Disease
Emphysema
1989
19 Citations (Scopus)
Dual (Psychiatry) Diagnosis
Verbal Behavior
Haloperidol
Intellectual Disability
Psychotic Disorders
1990
45 Citations (Scopus)

Aberrant sleep patterns in children with the rett syndrome

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W., Kiesewetter, K., Bowman, L. & Moser, H., Jan 1 1990, In : Brain and Development. 12, 5, p. 488-493 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rett Syndrome
Sleep
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation of the Effect of Consistent and Inconsistent Behavioral Example Upon Children’s Donation Behaviors

Wilson, C. C. & Piazza, C. C., Sep 1990, In : Journal of Genetic Psychology. 151, 3, p. 361-376 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

donation
experiment
kindergarten
Therapeutics
methodology
1991
57 Citations (Scopus)
Clinical Protocols
sleep
Health Care Costs
Sleep
costs
27 Citations (Scopus)

Bedtime fading in the treatment of pediatric insomnia

Piazza, C. C. & Fisher, W. W., Mar 1991, In : Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 22, 1, p. 53-56 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Sleep
Pediatrics
Therapeutics
34 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral treatment of sleep dysfunction in patients with the rett syndrome

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. & Moser, H., Jan 1 1991, In : Brain and Development. 13, 4, p. 232-237 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rett Syndrome
Sleep
Therapeutics
Costs and Cost Analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

Reinforcement of Incontinent Stools in the Treatment of Encopresis

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W., Chinn, S. & Bowman, L., Jan 1991, In : Clinical pediatrics. 30, 1, p. 28-32 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Encopresis
Fecal Incontinence
Mentally Disabled Persons
Constipation
Treatment Failure
1992
796 Citations (Scopus)

A COMPARISON OF TWO APPROACHES FOR IDENTIFYING REINFORCERS FOR PERSONS WITH SEVERE AND PROFOUND DISABILITIES

Fisher, W., Piazza, C. C., Bowman, L. G., Hagopian, L. P., Owens, J. C. & Slevin, I., Jan 1 1992, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 25, 2, p. 491-498 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
stimulus
disability
human being
Choice Behavior
Developmental Disabilities
1993
8 Citations (Scopus)

A WATER‐PROMPTING PROCEDURE FOR THE TREATMENT OF URINARY INCONTINENCE

Hagopian, L. P., Fisher, W., Piazza, C. C. & Wierzbicki, J. J., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 26, 4, p. 473-474 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urinary Incontinence
Toilet Training
Urination
Intellectual Disability
stimulus
16 Citations (Scopus)

FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF LIFE‐THREATENING DRUG INGESTION IN A DUALLY DIAGNOSED YOUTH

Chapman, S., Fisher, W., Piazza, C. C. & Kurtz, P. F., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 26, 2, p. 255-256 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Drug Overdose
drug
Pharmaceutical Preparations
functional analysis
148 Citations (Scopus)

FUNCTIONAL COMMUNICATION TRAINING WITH AND WITHOUT EXTINCTION AND PUNISHMENT

Fisher, W., Piazza, C., Cataldo, M., Harrell, R., Jefferson, G. & Conner, R., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 26, 1, p. 23-36 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Punishment
penalty
Communication
communication
behavior disorder
30 Citations (Scopus)

TEACHING SELF‐FEEDING SKILLS TO PATIENTS WITH RETT SYNDROME

Piazza, C. C., Anderson, C. & Fisher, W., Nov 1993, In : Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 35, 11, p. 991-996 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rett Syndrome
Teaching
Tea
1994
39 Citations (Scopus)

A PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF EMPIRICALLY DERIVED CONSEQUENCES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PICA

Fisher, W. W., Piazza, C. C., Bowman, L. G., Kurtz, P. F., Sherer, M. R. & Lachman, S. R., Jan 1 1994, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 27, 3, p. 447-457 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pica
eating behavior
Eating
evaluation
stimulus
25 Citations (Scopus)

Empirically derived consequences: A data-based method for prescribing treatments for destructive behavior

Fisher, W., Piazza, C. C., Bowman, L. G., Hagopian, L. P. & Langdon, N. A., Jan 1 1994, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 15, 2, p. 133-149 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of pharmacologic treatment of destructive behaviors: Aggregated results from single-case experimental studies

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W., Hyman, S. L., Fleishell, J., Lou, K. K. & Cataldo, M., Jun 1 1994, In : Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities. 6, 2, p. 149-168 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Disorders
Lithium
Brain
Intellectual Disability
Therapeutics
1996
26 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of free-time contingenciesas positive versus negative reinforcement

Zarcone, J. R., Fisher, W. W. & Piazza, C. C., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 2, p. 247-250 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
reinforcement
Intellectual Disability
time
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Free Time
56 Citations (Scopus)

A preliminary procedure for predicting the positive and negative effects of reinforcement-based procedures

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Hanley, G. P., Hilker, K. & Derby, K. M., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 2, p. 137-152 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self-Injurious Behavior
reinforcement
stimulus
Appointments and Schedules
Reinforcement (Psychology)
53 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
reinforcement
Compliance
demand
Autistic Disorder
autism
43 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of equal and unequal reinforcer duration during functional analysis

Fisher, W. W., Piazza, C. C. & Chiang, C. L., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 1, p. 117-120 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
functional analysis
interpretation
Functional Analysis
93 Citations (Scopus)

Functional analysis and treatment of cigarette pica

Piazza, C. C., Hanley, G. P. & Fisher, W. W., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 4, p. 437-450 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pica
functional analysis
Tobacco Products
nicotine
social effects
159 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating caregiver report with a systematic choice assessment to enhance reinforcer identification

Fisher, W. W., Piazza, C. C., Bowman, L. G. & Amari, A., Jul 1 1996, In : American Journal on Mental Retardation. 101, 1, p. 15-25 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
caregiver
stimulus
severe disability
Interviews
45 Citations (Scopus)

On the reinforcing effects of the content of verbal attention

Fisher, W. W., Ninness, H. A. C., Piazza, C. C. & Owen-Deschryver, J. S., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 2, p. 235-238 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
functional analysis
Autistic Disorder
autism
Contingent
70 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep patterns in children and young adults with mental retardation and severe behavior disorders

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W. & Kahng, S. W., May 8 1996, In : Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 38, 4, p. 335-344 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Disorders
Intellectual Disability
Young Adult
Sleep
Information Systems
28 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of contingent and noncontingent attention on self-injury and self-restraint

Derby, K. M., Fisher, W. W. & Piazza, C. C., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 1, p. 107-110 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self-Injurious Behavior
Wounds and Injuries
reinforcement
contingency
Therapeutics
104 Citations (Scopus)

Using a choice assessment to predict reinforcer effectiveness

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Hagopian, L. P., Bowman, L. G. & Toole, L., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 29, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
stimulus
Stimulus
reinforcement
disability
paradigm
1997
38 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of preference for varied versus constant reinforcers

Bowman, L. G., Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Hagopian, L. P. & Kogan, J. S., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 3, p. 451-458 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
stimulus
reinforcement
Autistic Disorder
autism
Reinforcement (Psychology)
14 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing methods for maintaining the safety of a child with pica

LeBlanc, L. A., Piazza, C. C. & Krug, M. A., May 1 1997, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 18, 3, p. 215-220 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pica
Safety
Quality of Life
Interpersonal Relations
Intellectual Disability
38 Citations (Scopus)

Direct and collateral effects of restraints and restraint fading

Fisher, W. W., Piazza, C. C., Bowman, L. G., Hanley, G. P. & Adelinis, J. D., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 1, p. 105-120 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self-Injurious Behavior
Hand
Head
rigidity
Restraint
91 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of client preference for function-based treatment packages

Hanley, G. P., Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Contrucci, S. A. & Maglieri, K. A., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 3, p. 459-473 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reinforcement
evaluation
Communication
communication
Therapeutics
42 Citations (Scopus)

Functional analysis and treatment of elopement

Piazza, C. C., Hanley, G. P., Bowman, L. G., Ruyter, J. M., Lindauer, S. E. & Saiontz, D. M., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 4, p. 653-672 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
functional analysis
Dangerous Behavior
Therapeutics
Developmental Disabilities
life situation
66 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
stimulus
reinforcement
Therapeutics
functional analysis
Intellectual Disability
20 Citations (Scopus)

Nondirective prompting and noncontingent reinforcement in the treatment of destructive behavior during hygiene routines

Piazza, C. C., Contrucci, S. A., Hanley, G. P. & Fisher, W. W., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 4, p. 705-708 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
hygiene
Hygiene
reinforcement
Intellectual Disability
Compliance
67 Citations (Scopus)

On the relation of mands and the function of destructive behavior

Bowman, L. G., Fisher, W. W., Thompson, R. H. & Piazza, C. C., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 2, p. 251-265 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
functional analysis
reinforcement
Appointments and Schedules
Communication
analysis procedure
68 Citations (Scopus)

On the relative reinforcing effects of choice and differential consequences

Fisher, W. W., Thompson, R. H., Piazza, C. C., Crosland, K. & Gotjen, D., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 3, p. 423-438 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Appointments and Schedules
stimulus
Developmental Disabilities
therapist
reinforcement
6 Citations (Scopus)

Stimulus control and resistance to extinction in attention-maintained SIB

Hanley, G. P., Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W. & Adelinis, J. D., Jan 1 1997, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 18, 4, p. 251-260 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self-Injurious Behavior
Play and Playthings
Psychological Extinction
Intellectual Disability
Therapeutics
13 Citations (Scopus)

The establishing effects of client location on self-injurious behavior

Adelinis, J. D., Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W. & Hanley, G. P., Sep 1 1997, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 18, 5, p. 383-391 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self-Injurious Behavior
Wheelchairs
Reinforcement (Psychology)
65 Citations (Scopus)

The use of positive and negative reinforcement in the treatment of escape-maintained destructive behavior

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Hanley, G. P., Remick, M. L., Contrucci, S. A. & Aitken, T. L., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 30, 2, p. 279-298 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
reinforcement
Compliance
Therapeutics
Reinforcement Schedule
Reinforcement (Psychology)
51 Citations (Scopus)
Developmental Disabilities
Disabled Children
Sleep
Costs and Cost Analysis
Therapeutics
1998
41 Citations (Scopus)

Combining stimulus fading, reinforcement, and extinction to treat food refusal

Freeman, K. A. & Piazza, C. C., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 31, 4, p. 691-694 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Refusal to Treat
reinforcement
stimulus
food
Food
18 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of wrist weights on self-injurious and adaptive behaviors

Hanley, G. P., Piazza, C. C., Keeney, K. M., Blakeley-Smith, A. B. & Worsdell, A. S., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 31, 2, p. 307-310 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self-Injurious Behavior
Psychological Adaptation
Wrist
Weights and Measures
Intellectual Disability
5 Citations (Scopus)

On the establishing and reinforcing effects of termination of demands for destructive behavior maintained by positive and negative reinforcement

Piazza, C. C., Hanley, G. P., Fisher, W. W., Ruyter, J. M. & Gulotta, C. S., Sep 1 1998, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 19, 5, p. 395-407 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compliance
Reinforcement (Psychology)
Psychological Extinction
13 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of noncontingent and contingent attention for self-injury, manding, and collateral responses

Derby, K. M., Fisher, W. W., Piazza, C. C., Wilke, A. E. & Johnson, W., Oct 1 1998, In : Behavior Modification. 22, 4, p. 474-484 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Aggression
Communication
Therapeutics
Contingent
57 Citations (Scopus)

The evaluation and treatment of aggression maintained by attention and automatic reinforcement

Thompson, R. H., Fisher, W. W., Piazza, C. C. & Kuhn, D. E., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 31, 1, p. 103-116 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Aggression
reinforcement
aggression
Chin
evaluation
110 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of pica through multiple analyses of its reinforcing functions

Piazza, C. C., Fisher, W. W., Hanley, G. P., LeBlanc, L. A., Worsdell, A. S., Lindauer, S. E. & Keeney, K. M., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 31, 2, p. 165-189 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pica
reinforcement
functional analysis
stimulus
Reinforcement
28 Citations (Scopus)

Using chronotherapy to treat severe sleep problems: A case study

Piazza, C. C., Hagopian, L. P., Hughes, C. R. & Fisher, W. W., Jan 1 1998, In : American Journal on Mental Retardation. 102, 4, p. 358-366 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronotherapy
sleep
Sleep
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Intellectual Disability
1999
40 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of the properties of attention as reinforcement for destructive and appropriate behavior

Piazza, C. C., Bowman, L. G., Contrucci, S. A., Delia, M. D., Adelinis, J. D. & Goh, H. L., Jan 1 1999, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 32, 4, p. 437-449 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

reinforcement
evaluation
Reinforcement Schedule
functional analysis
stimulus
6 Citations (Scopus)

Commentary: Enhancing the effectiveness of sleep treatments: Developing a functional approach

Brown, K. A. & Piazza, C. C., Dec 2 1999, In : Journal of pediatric psychology. 24, 6, p. 487-489 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Child Psychology
Child Behavior
Preschool Children
Sleep
Sleep Wake Disorders
19 Citations (Scopus)

Noncontingent reinforcement: Effects of satiation versus choice responding

Fisher, W. W., Thompson, R. H., Deleon, I. G., Piazza, C. C., Kuhn, D. E., Rodriguez-Catter, V. & Adelinis, J. D., Nov 1 1999, In : Research in Developmental Disabilities. 20, 6, p. 411-427 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Satiation
Reinforcement Schedule
Reinforcement (Psychology)
2000
134 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of the effects of matched stimuli on behaviors maintained by automatic reinforcement

Piazza, C. C., Adelinis, J. D., Hanley, G. P., Goh, H. L. & Delia, M. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of applied behavior analysis. 33, 1, p. 13-27 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
reinforcement
stimulus
evaluation
Dangerous Behavior
Saliva