Explosive Child A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
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A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviours, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field, now updated to include the most recent research. Almost everyone knows an explosive child, one whose frequent, severe fits of temper leave his or her parents standing helpless in their fear, frustration, and guilt. Most of these parents have tried everything -- reasoning, behaviour modification, therapy, medication -- but to no avail. They wonder if their child is deviant or just plain bad. Dr. Ross Greene has worked with thousands of explosive children, and he has good news: these kids aren't bad, and neither are their parents. Rather, explosive children suffer from a physiological deficiency in frustration tolerance and flexibility. Throughout this compassionate book, Dr. Greene demonstrates why traditional treatments don't work for these kids and offers a new conceptual framework for understanding their behaviour, along with new language to describe it. He explains the latest neuroscience findings about the importance of flexibility, and, most important, he shows parents specific, practical ways they can recognize the signs of an impending explosion, defuse tension, and reduce frustration levels for the entire family. o For parents, psychologists, educators and ADHD groups. o In addition to the scientific foundation of the book, Greene addresses parents in practical ways that will help show results in difficult children and their effect on families.
List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/20/2005
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
|The Waffle Episode|
|Terrible Beyond Two|
|Pathways to Inflexibility-Explosiveness|
|The Truth About Consequences|
|All Things Considered|
|Change of Venue|
|Children Do Well If They Can|
|Additional Resources and Support|
|About the Author|