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A mother instruction program: behavior changes with and without therapeutic intervention.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1192889     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mother-child behavior changes over therapeutic intervention and no-contact periods were compared. Fifteen dyads had 8 weeks of instruction followed by no contact; 15 followed a reversed schedule. Overall change was about the same in both groups, and both changed more during instruction than during no-contact periods. Mothers receiving immediate instruction showed greater and more systematic immediate changes following instruction. Children in the group with later follow-up exhibited a greater proportion of behavior change during that no-contact period than during instruction. Thus, no-contact periods cannot be considered no-change periods, though immediate intervention probably ensures more systematic change than intervention preceded by waiting-list experience.
B N Gordon; K L Kogan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child psychiatry and human development     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0009-398X     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Psychiatry Hum Dev     Publication Date:  1975  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-02-26     Completed Date:  1976-02-26     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1275332     Medline TA:  Child Psychiatry Hum Dev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-106     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Behavior Therapy*
Child Behavior Disorders / therapy*
Child, Preschool
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Mother-Child Relations*
Time Factors

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