Volume 15, Issue 1 (1986)
Children's Reluctance Regarding Treatment: Incompetence, Resistance, or an Appropriate Response?
Howard S. Adelman, Linda Taylor
ABSTRACT: Prevailing interpretations of minors’ reluctance to participate in treatment tend to emphasize personal deficiencies, pathology, and inappropriate motivation. this review suggests (a) interpretations of reluctance for treatment may often be a function of the interpreter’s biases and (b) reluctance may frequently result from appropriate negative perceptions of treatment by clients.
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