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Date of Award

1997

Document Type

Thesis - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Department

Psychology

First Advisor

Roger C. Katz

First Committee Member

Martin T. Gipson

Second Committee Member

Cris T. Clay

Abstract

Using a multiple baseline design across settings, baseline measures were taken on the amount of graffiti in three settings in the Stockton area. An intervention developed to reduce graffiti, which consisted of a community mural program, was implemented sequentially during the different phases of the study. The intervention lasted three weeks in each phase, after which 5 weeks of follow-up measures were taken to assess the durability of treatment effects. The hypothesis was that the intervention would contribute to an overall decrease in graffiti occurrences once it was implemented. Results suggested an effect in one site, but not in the other two. Problems encountered during the study and suggestions for future research are discussed.

Pages

82

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