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Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)

“No one wants to think about their child being hurt. However, this book breaks it down, explaining what risks are worth worrying about and what aren't and gives very practical advice on the very best ways to keep your children safe, from infant age all the way up to teenagers. It has some stories in there that are hard to read, but it also shows that sometimes the simplest things, like...” --Mosaic

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ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

ADHD, Revised Edition: The Great Misdiagnosis

This latest edition of Julian Haber's highly praised and controversial exploration of the rampant, and often incorrect, overuse of the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) includes a wealth of new information. The chapter on medication has been completely revised and now details when to use certain drugs, side effects that can be expected, and a thorough review and...

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The Defiant Child: A Parent's Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder

The American Psychiatric Association estimates that sixteen percent of children in the United States may have oppositional defiant disorder. These kids relentlessly push the boundaries set for them by authority figures. By exploring the mindset of O.D.D. children and explaining the way they operate, Dr. Douglas Riley teaches parents how to recognize the signs and modify the behavior of their...

ADHD and Teens

ADHD and Teens

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is the most common behavioraldisorder in American children. Teens with ADHD have an extremely high risk offailing in school, becoming drug abusers or alcoholics, breaking the law, andbecoming teenage parents. This manual offers practical advice to help parentscope with these problems.

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Moms with ADD: A Self-Help Manual

Agonize no more, frustrated moms! MOMS WITH ADD is here to help. Rather than pathologize attention deficit disorder or speculate on causes or medical rationales, MOMS WITH ADD enables readers to recognize ADD and optimize their parenting skills. Filled with anecdotes, quotations, and examples, Christine A. Adamec, coauthor of Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder? offers practical coping...

Is My Child OK?: When Behavior is a Problem, When It's Not, and When to Seek Help

Is My Child OK?: When Behavior is a Problem, When It's Not, and When to Seek Help

My kindergartner insists on wearing the same dress day after day. What should I do?My twelve-year-old is a target of the class bully. Should I intervene? My four-year-old is coming home with other kids' toys in his pocket. Should I be concerned?Is my child normal? Every parent has asked the question at one time or another. Now this wise and compassionate guide, written by an expert in...

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