TITLE

Working with the Family of a Child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

AUTHOR(S)
DeMarle, Daniel J.; Denk, Larry; Ernsthausen, Catherine S.
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p302
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a framework for answering family members' specific questions about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and recommendations for ways to effectively share information with families regarding ADHD. Review of research on physicians' role with families of children with ADHD; Overview of family reactions to a disability; Guide to sharing information about ADHD with families; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
10596327

 

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