Common Behavioral and Learning Problems in Children an Alternative Nonmedical Approach: A Pediatrician's Perspective

Ravenel, DuBose
July 2008
Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry;Summer2008, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p71
Academic Journal
The article focuses on alternative nonmedical approaches for managing children with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD). The Caregivers Skills Program by Doctor David B. Stein is based on the assumption that impulsive behaviors shown by such children reflect a lack of motivation for appropriate behaviors rather than on neurological or biological causes. The author assumes that most children with ADD or ODD behaviors are not neurologically or genetically defective.


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