The trouble with Nick

Colapinto, John
November 1993
Redbook;Nov93, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p120
Relates a story about a mother's frustration in dealing with her problem child, Nick. Nick's violent tendencies; Attempts to be a good child; In-house counseling programs; Mutilation of pet cat; Mother's preference to give up Nick to a residential treatment center; Teacher's recommendation to get Nick tested for hyperactivity; Stresses of single parenthood; Diagnosis of mental disability.


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