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(back cover) BARRON'S PARENTING KEYS
Here's practical guidance for parents who must cope with the many details related to raising children in today's unusually demanding environment. Bringing up kids today is different--and in many ways more difficult--"than it was in past generations. Barron's Parenting Keys
speak to today's parents with answers to contemporary problems. KEYS TO
KATHARINA MANASSIS, M.D., F.R.C.P. (C.)
An experienced child psychiatrist describes anxiety-caused behavior patterns and advises parents on how to help their child cope with anxieties in the context of both family and school environments. New in this edition is advice on how parents can help with anxiety problems unique to adolescence, updated information on medications, and more suggestions on working effectively with schools. Also discussed are warning signs in children that indicate a need for professional counseling, with advice to parents on how and where to find it.
About the Author
Katharina Manassis, M.D., is a child psychiatrist on staff at the renowned Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.