In a structured study conducted by formally trained evaluators in a university family behavioral sciences center, treatment of parental ADHD with lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (Vyvanse) not only resulted in the expected reduction in parental ADHD symptoms, but was also associated with improved parenting performance and more harmonious child behavior in the laboratory setting, he reported at a meeting of the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Even before the treated adults' parenting performance began to show objective improvement, their children displayed a reduction in inappropriate and oppositional behaviors during joint homework assignments and other observed interactions.
She's adept at her job and in his first therapy session, comes up with a parenting performance
chart, to which Marcus must add either a black or gold star (you can guess which colour he runs out of).
Positive information about parenting performance
is useful to educators and professionals who assist families.
Since the ways both generations interpret their arguments are usually indeterminate (McGue, Elkins, Walden, & Iacono, 2005), adults are seldom well informed about how daughters and sons judge their parenting performance