The Explosive Child

The Explosive Child

A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

Book - 2010
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Advises parents on how to handle children who exhibits intense temper outbursts, sudden mood swings, extreme noncompliance, and verbal and physical aggression, behaviors that stem from brain-based deficits in two critical developmental skills: flexibility and frustration tolerance. THese children may be diagnosed with any of various psychiatric disorders, including oppositional-defiant disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and Tourette's disorder . The author explains how to anticipate and defuse the behaviors by teaching the child the skills necessary to handle frustration adaptively to become more flexible, socially and emotionally.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2010
ISBN: 9780061906190
0061906190
Call Number: 649.153 G835e 2010
Characteristics: xvii, 314 p. ; 21 cm

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frosty73 Jan 20, 2012

If you have an explosive child--- and you will know if you do--- these techniques can help calm the storms. Very clear, thorough explanations of why your child is misbehaving. Careful explanation of how to work with them to resolve their frustrations (and yours!)
A life-changing book.

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