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The Hyperactive Child as a Source of Stress in the Family: Consequences and Suggestions for Intervention
Carolyn Balkwell and Charles F. Halverson, Jr.
Vol. 29, No. 4, Family Stress, Copying and Adaptation (Oct., 1980), pp. 550-557
Published by: National Council on Family Relations
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/584471
Page Count: 8
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Selected literature on childhood hyperactivity and suggestions for management of this behavior syndrome are reviewed in this article. It is argued that little consideration has been given to the consequences for parents and siblings of having a hyperactive child present in the family setting. Furthermore, it is suggested that little attention has been focused on the implementation of management techniques.
Family Relations © 1980 National Council on Family Relations