PROXIMAL AND DISTAL EFFECTS OF PLAY ON CHILD COMPLIANCE WITH A BRAIN-INJURED PARENT Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Individuals with brain injury may experience severe cognitive and other impairments. For brain-injured parents, such deficits may be associated with child behavior problems, including noncompliance. We assessed the effects of a play period conducted by a brain-injured father on the compliance of his son, who had become uncooperative with his father after the injury. The child consistently demonstrated improved compliance during proximal and distal compliance sessions that followed father-son play periods.

publication date

  • June 2001