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dc.contributor.authorDouglas, Elizabeth W.en_US
dc.contributor.authorHall, Frances H.en_US
dc.contributor.authorLazar, Bonnieen_US
dc.contributor.authorLipnick, Miriamen_US
dc.contributor.authorMasse, Denise C.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMcCabe, Merrilee R.en_US
dc.contributor.authorPetry, Saraen_US
dc.contributor.authorSavran, Bellaen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchieffelin, Nancy J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-02T16:51:55Z
dc.date.issued1972
dc.date.submitted1972
dc.identifier.otherb1466642x
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/30669
dc.descriptionThesis (M.S.)--Boston Universityen_US
dc.descriptionPLEASE NOTE: Boston University Libraries did not receive an Authorization To Manage form for this thesis or dissertation. It is therefore not openly accessible, though it may be available by request. If you are the author or principal advisor of this work and would like to request open access for it, please contact us at open-help@bu.edu. Thank you.en_US
dc.description.abstractLearning problems present major theoretical and practical issues for the field of mental health. This thesis represents an inquiry into the causes of learning problems in children. Relevant theoretical themes viewed in the literature were compared with data collected from case records of school referred children. Review of the literature on learning problems is presented and six major contributing factors are discussed. The research sample was obtained from 26 school-referred children in a follow up study conducted by a child guidance clinic. Children presenting organic deficiencies or psychosis were ruled out. Information relating to psychodynamic issues, family and peer relationships, and school performance was obtained from case records. This information is tabulated and analyzed and compared with the six factors found in the literature on learning problems. Relative significance of each factor is assessed. In this study, the inappropriate handling of aggressive impulses was found to be the most significant factor in problems in learning. Additional conclusions are offered. Research limitations are acknowledged; recommendations for further study are suggested.en_US
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
dc.subjectMental healthen_US
dc.subjectChildrenen_US
dc.subjectMental health centeren_US
dc.subjectNewton, Massachusettsen_US
dc.titleLearning problems: comparison of literature with school referred children at the Newton Mental Health Centeren_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
dc.description.embargo2031-01-02
etd.degree.nameMaster of Scienceen_US
etd.degree.levelmastersen_US
etd.degree.disciplineSocial Worken_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US
dc.identifier.barcode11719022143228
dc.identifier.mmsid99195600760001161


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