The role of parent training groups in the treatment of Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Terri L. Shelton, Vice Chancellor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Within the fields of child development and child clinical psychology, recognition is growing of the important role that families, in particular parents, play in the growth and development of children. Compared with a simplistic unidirectional view, researchers and clinicians increasingly have conceptualized parent-child influences from a more realistic transactional pattern or a systems perspective.For example, developmental researchers such as Baumrind, Maccoby and Martin,and Schaefer have consistently found that healthy child development is most likely to occur in the context of high levels of parental warmth and acceptance, consistent behavioral control, and acceptance and encouragement of individuality and psychological autonomy. Consideration of parental influence is, however, important when development is disrupted in some way.

Additional Information

Publication
Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 1(2): 519-537
Language: English
Date: 1992
Keywords
parent training groups, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, child development