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Select Publications by Dr. Melanie Bachmeyer-Lee:

Bachmeyer, M. H., Kirkwood, C. A., Criscito, A. B., Mauzy, C. R., & Berth, D. P. (2019). A comparison of methods of a             functional analysis of inappropriate mealtime behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52, 603-621.

Berth, D. P., Bachmeyer, M. H., Kirkwood, C. A., Mauzy, C. R., & Gibson, A. L. (2019). Further examination of the role           of positive reinforcement in the treatment of pediatric feeding problems. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52, 622 -       641.

Bachmeyer, M. H., Gulotta, C. S., & Piazza, C. C. (2013). Liquid to baby food fading in the treatment of food refusal.                 Behavioral Interventions, 28, 281-298. doi: 10.1002/bin.1367

Addison, L. R., Piazza, C. C., Patel, M. R., Bachmeyer, M. H., Rivas, K. M., Milnes, S. M., & Oddo, J. (2012). A comparison       of sensory integrative and behavioral therapies as treatment for pediatric feeding disorders. Journal of Applied Behavior       Analysis, 45, 455 - 471.

Rivas, K., Piazza, C. C., Patel, M. R., & Bachmeyer, M. H. (2010). An examination of stimulus fading and escape                         extinction in the treatment of food refusal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 673 - 683.

Bachmeyer, M. H. (2009). Treatment of selective and inadequate food intake in children: A review and practical guide.           Behavior Analysis in Practice, 2, 43-50. doi: 10.1007/BF03391736

Bachmeyer, M. H., Piazza, C. C., Reed, G. K., Fredrick, L. D., Bethke, S. D, Murphy, K., & Kadey, H. J. (2009). Functional       analysis and treatment of multiply controlled inappropriate mealtime behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis,           42, 641 – 658.

Patel, M. R., Reed, G. K., Piazza, C. C., Mueller, M. M., Bachmeyer, M. H., & Layer, S. A. (2007). Use of a high-probability       instructional sequence to increase compliance of feeding demands in the absence of escape extinction. Behavioral                   Interventions.

Patel, M. R., Reed, G. K., Piazza, C. C., Bachmeyer, M. H., Layer, S., &  Pabico, R. (2006).  An evaluation of a high-                     probability instructional sequence to increase acceptance of food and decrease inappropriate behavior in children with           pediatric feeding disorders, Research in Developmental Disabilities, 27, 430 - 442.

Reed, G. K., Piazza, C. C., Patel, M. R., Layer, S. A., Bachmeyer, M. H., Bethke, S. D., Gutshall, K. A. (2004). On the                   relative contribution of noncontingent reinforcement and escape extinction in the treatment of food refusal. Journal of           Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 27-42.

Additional Resources:

Kerwin, M. E. (1999). Empirically supported treatments in pediatric psychology: severe feeding problems. Journal of                   Pediatric Psychology, 24, 193-214. https://doi-org.liblink.uncw.edu/10.1093/jpepsy/24.3.193

Piazza, C. C. (2008). Feeding disorders and behavior: What have we learned? Developmental Disabilities Research                       Reviews, 14, 174-181. doi: 10.1002/ddrr.22

Sharp, W.G., Berry, R.C., McCracken, C., Nuhu, N.N., Marvel, E., Saulnier, C.A.,… Jacquess, D.L. (2013). Feeding problems         and nutrient intake in children with autism spectrum disorders: A meta-analysis and comprehensive review of the                   literature. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43, 2159-2173. doi: 10.1007/s10803-013-1771-5

Williams, K. E., Riegel, K., Gibbons, B., & Field, D. G. (2007). Intensive Behavioral Treatment for Severe Feeding                           Problems: A Cost-effective Alternative to Tube Feeding? Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 19, 227–           235. DOI 10.1007/s10882-007-9051-y