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Manipulative Child How to Regain Control and Raise Resilient, Resourceful, and Independent Kids

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ISBN-10: 0553379496

ISBN-13: 9780553379495

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ernest W. Swihart, Patrick Cotter, Ernest W. Swihart

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Why do so many of our kids--raised in the most affluent nation on earth--fail to thrive and strive and enter adulthood lacking appropriate and effective coping skills? Drs. Swihart and Cotter have come up with a revolutionary theory on why our kids are having such a tough time of it today: It is because we allow our children to manipulate us, and the world around them, rather than teaching them how to respond to life and life's tough situations. The result is that manipulative behavior is directly tied to low self-esteem, which only heightens its negative impact on kids, families, and the larger communities we live in. The good news is that Drs. Swihart and Cotter have created a radical and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/2/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.24" wide x 8.23" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Patrick Cotter is a pediatric psychologist in private practice. A member of the American Psychological Association.