oa South African Medical Journal - The doctor's dilemma - how and when to tell parents that their child is handicapped
|Article Title||The doctor's dilemma - how and when to tell parents that their child is handicapped|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Psychology, University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Apr 1981|
|Pages||534 - 536|
|Keyword(s)||Dilemma, Disclosure, Handicapped child, Medical ethics, Medical practice, Paediatrics, Patient information and Psychology|
As part of a larger study aimed at enhancing the development of young children with Down syndrome, information was collected regarding the time at and circumstances in which 32 couples were told of their child's handicap.
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