In one specific case, I have observed a client engage in hand licking then rubbing their hand onto their cheek in high anxiety situations. The client’s parent also reports she believes this is an anxiety-induced behavior. In-clinic, the client will engage in this behavior during work trials but also when it is time to return to the therapy room (i.e. implied demand). While there may be multiply-controlled function/variable to look at, I strongly believe there is an anxiety component to the behavior. 

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