Hyperkinesis in the Classroom: If Cerebral Stimulants Are the Last Resort, What Is the First Resort?

Weissenburger, Fred E.; Loney, Jan
June 1977
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jun/Jul1977, Vol. 10 Issue 6
Academic Journal
Examines the efficacy of behavior modification in treating hyperkinetic children. Behavior of the teacher in relation to a cohort, an average and a model student; Efficacy of Ritalin and Dexedrine drugs as primary treatment for the hyperkinetic syndrome; Description of the classroom behavioral management intervention; Major strengths of the described treatment program.


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