Child Psychology
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David and Lisa: Jordi : Little Ralphie and the Creature
David and Lisa
Jordi : Little Ralphie and the Creature
Paperback      ISBN: 0312870035
Short stories reveal the struggles of children who are severely mentally ill and explore how patience and love can reach through to even the most difficult child
The Burn Journals
The Burn Journals
Paperback      ISBN: 1400096421
Brent Runyon was fourteen years old when he set himself on fire, and an intense retelling of that suicide attempt followed by a year of physical and psychological recovery conveys with a terrible clarity what it means to want to commit suicide. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
The Education of the Child
The Education of the Child
Paperback      ISBN: 0854406204
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Strategies to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Phobias, and Worries
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety
Powerful, Practical Strategies to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Phobias, and Worries
Paperback      ISBN: 0767914929
Citing a significant rise in child anxiety since the September 11 attacks, a guide for parents offers strategies on how to help a child manage stress, sharing insights into the mechanics of anxiety while urging readers to address worry as a solvable problem. Original.
The Borderline Psychotic Child: A Selective Integration
The Borderline Psychotic Child
A Selective Integration
Paperback      ISBN: 0415222206
Introduces the borderline concept and overviews current theoretical thinking and clinical practices. Reviews the history and evolution of the borderline diagnosis for children, both in the US and the UK. Attempts to harmonize US and UK views on borderline diagnosis in the light of new developments in theory at The Menninger Clinic, The Anna Freud Center, and The Tavistock Clinic, and presents a range of clinical case studies. Lubbe trained as a child psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic In London. He is founding editor of the journal Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in South Africa . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Endangered Minds: Why Children Don't Think and What We Can Do About It
Endangered Minds
Why Children Don't Think and What We Can Do About It
Paperback      ISBN: 0684856204
The author links the inability of children to concentrate to the electronic media, changes in life-styles, and the decline of literacy
I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World
I Am an Emotional Creature
The Secret Life of Girls Around the World
Paperback      ISBN: 0812970160
The best-selling author of The Vagina Monologues presents a series of provocative essays that capture the voices of adolescent women from a variety of cultures, from a Westchester teen who rejects the demands of popularity to a Republic of Congo sex slave. Reprint.
From Binge to Blackout: A Mother And Son Struggle With Teen Drinking
From Binge to Blackout
A Mother And Son Struggle With Teen Drinking
Paperback      ISBN: 0451219090
Written from the perspectives of a mother and son, the story of a family's battle with the problem of teenage drinking describes one young man's growing alcohol problem, the denial that nearly destroyed his family and his own life, and their long and difficult struggle to overcome the problem. Original. 50,000 first printing.
The Moral Intelligence of Children: How to Raise a Moral Child
The Moral Intelligence of Children
How to Raise a Moral Child
Paperback      ISBN: 0452279372
An enlightening approach to the ways and reasons why children blossom into moral adults--or, in some cases, the opposite--offers case studies, discussions with parents, interviews with children, and visits to classrooms and nurseries, in an essential guide for parents. Reprint.
Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation
Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline
The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation
Paperback      ISBN: 0060007753
And easy-to-adopt seven-step prpgram is designed to transform willful children into willing ones by applying basic rules of discipline and consistency to a child's daily life. Reprint.