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Management of people with challenging behaviour

  • Kiriakos Xeniditis, Ailsa Russell and Declan Murphy

The term ‘challenging behaviour’ was introduced in North America in the 1980s, and was originally used to describe problematic behaviours in people with ‘mental retardation’ (learning disabilities). Challenging behaviour can, however, occur across the intellectual spectrum, being particularly prevalent in populations with psychiatric disorder.

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Management of people with challenging behaviour

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