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Video: WCAX Interviews UVM Professor about Child Temperaments

WCAX talks to Dr. David Rettew, associate professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, about the role of personality traits and temperaments in diagnosing psychiatric disorders in children. In his new book, Child Temperament: New Thinking About the Boundary Between Traits and Illness, Rettew discusses the importance of understanding these issues and how they affect a child’s development and growth. Watch the video…