TITLE

BEHAVIOR: ASK THE EXPERTS

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Morris
PUB. DATE
August 2003
SOURCE
Contemporary Pediatrics;Aug2003, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Answers a question regarding the fear of swings developed by a girl. Reaction of the girl when she sees another person on a swing; Definition of the gravitational insecurity disorder which is a possible cause of the fear; Ways to treat the disorder.
ACCESSION #
16615536

 

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