Food Allergy Treatment for Hyperkinesis

Rapp, Doris J.
November 1979
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov1979, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p608
Academic Journal
Evaluates food therapy as an alternative method to treat a group of hyperactive patients who responded favorably to dietary management. Role of food allergy in hyperactivity; Parental impressions of food therapy response.


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