Application of Psychologic Theory in Management of Behavior Problems in Children

Wright, Logan
December 1969
Clinical Pediatrics;Dec1969, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p717
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the application of psychological theory in management of behavior problems in children. Successful management by the physician of behavior problems of young children resides largely in discussions with the parents. These problems include those related to feeding difficulties, thumb-sucking, enuresis, tics, unhappiness, school and antisocial behavior. Several pediatricians have acquired a growing sensitivity to understanding and managing psychological difficulties. By using this knowledge and sensitivity, the pediatricians can explain the dynamics of child behavior to parents and advise alterations in parental response and actions to lessen behavior problems.


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