Functional analysis of aberrant behavior through measurement of separate response topographies

K. Mark Derby, Louis Hagopian, Wayne W. Fisher, David Richman, Mary Augustine, Angie Fahs, Rachel Thompson

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Functional analysis results for multiple topographies of aberrant behavior were graphed in an aggregate fashion and then separately for 48 clients. The results indicated that multiple topographies of behavior may be maintained by different contingencies These results indicate that graphing functional analysis data in an aggregate fashion and then separately may improve the accuracy of their interpretation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-117
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of applied behavior analysis
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000



  • Aberrant behavior
  • Data interpretation
  • Functional analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy
  • Applied Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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