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  • Series: Barron's Parenting Keys
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series; 2 edition (February 29, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0764139169
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764139161
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #319,013 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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
PARENTING
YOUR
ANXIOUS
CHILD

Second Edition
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.

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Katharina Manassis was born in Germany to parents of mixed European heritage who immigrated to Canada when she was an infant. She grew up in Toronto where she attended the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, graduating in 1986. She specialized in Child Psychiatry and is on staff at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, where she founded and continues to work in an Anxiety Disorders Program. She is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and in the Human Development and Applied Psychology Department at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, allowing her to teach and supervise graduate students, residents, and fellows. Her research focuses on psychotherapeutic treatments for children, particularly in the area of childhood anxiety. She has published over 70 papers in professional journals and is the author of two widely read books for parents of anxious children and parents of depressed teens. Recently, she has written books for child mental health professionals on cognitive behavioral therapy and on problem-solving. She has an upcoming book on case formulation in child and adolescent mental health (Guilford Press). She is the mother of two wonderful teenage children.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By marian on May 29, 2012
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I ordered this book because my daughter was having anxiety issues with starting Kindergarten. It was helpful as it gave me a better understanding around the derivation of her anxiety and how to help her feel more in control. (It didn't help that her teacher was a bully.)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By D. Beatty on October 11, 2013
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Good overview of the problems facing anxious children, with good strategies to help them. Highly recommended if your child is struggling with anxiety.
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By Maria on January 4, 2013
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This book explains in simple terms how to manage different scenarios. The suggestions for the parents are straight to the point. Love this book.
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