e., respect) to the teacher.
First, it would seem that the karate training in the Palermo article is a terrific idea especially when dealing with young boys, who have a lot of energy and usually respond well to athletic activities. Tightly organized basketball games, or soccer, could also be used in this same context. This is a great idea and a program worth sharing with teachers and school administrators. Secondly, the ideas presented by the first author, Ravenel, that administering behavior altering drugs, as an automatic reaction to ODD problems is wrong, have a lot of merit. And thirdly, the study using index cards in the desks of problem boys has a tremendous appeal when one assumes that these behavioral problems are not necessarily neurological or biological, but rather they are learned in their home and social environments.
Dunn, Susanne E., Lochman, John E., & Colder, Craig...
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