What they see in front of them

Parenting matters. Illness is not just biology going off mechanically - there are environmental aspects to illness and health. But the leap from influence to cause - and prevent - is one that must be carefully taken. The danger of over-valuing a small influence is grave when it comes to parenting.

This blog post says it all so well: Blaming parents: What I've learned and unlearned as a child psychiatrist


  1. I agree that that this post is well worth sharing. It is so nice to hear this attitude from a psychiatrist.

  2. an excellent post- I hope that this lovely lady continues to enjoy riding pretend rockets with her son for as long as he'll let her, and finds something fun to do when he won't

  3. What a terrific article! Thanks for alerting us to this edition of Scientific American, too.


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