NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 20, 1997
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Denver: Roger O'Neil) The legal case involving a novel defense featured; details given of the death of David Polreis, who was either killed by his abusive mother or killed himself due to reactive attention disorder, which causes self-abuse. [In court, defense attorney Harvey STEINBERG - describes the boy's attacks.] [Attachment Center of Evergreen Dr. Terry LEVY - describes the symptoms of the disorder.] The controversial treatment plans for attachment disorders reviewed. [Attachment disorder child's mother "LYNN" - describes the hell of raising such a child.]
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