Most of the research on children with attention-deficit hyperactive disorder and the family conflict that arises in their household as they reach their teen years has been based on self-reports from both the child and the mother. Clarisa Markel, from the Human Development and Applied Psychology Department at the University of Toronto, recently led a study on how both mothers and fathers rate the level of conflict with their ADHD child. The study is an attempt to address the lack of research on the father’s perspective in this situation. Specifically, the study focused on whether each parent believed that the conflicts that arose were instigated by the child or not.
Read the full article here: Conflict with an ADHD Child From a Father’s Perspective