Programs for parents of infants and toddlers: recent evidence from randomized trials.

  title={Programs for parents of infants and toddlers: recent evidence from randomized trials.},
  author={David Lee Olds and Lois S. Sadler and Harriet J. Kitzman},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={48 3-4},
  • D. Olds, L. Sadler, H. Kitzman
  • Published 1 March 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
Programs for parents of young children hold considerable promise for improving children's life-course trajectories and for reducing health and development problems and associated costs to government and society. To date, this promise has not been achieved. Fulfilling the potential of parenting interventions will require substantial improvements in current practice for developing and testing such programs. Intervention development will be improved if clinicians and investigators ground parenting… 

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