Before It's Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble--and what Parents Can Do about it

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Times Books, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 230 pages
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For some kids, misbehavior is more than just a phase. In this clear, compassionate guide, clinical psychologist Stanton Samenow helps concerned parents and professionals better understand the personality of problem children -- those edging toward full-fledged delinquency. Before It's Too Late offers the corrective, positive steps to take now, before antisocial patterns become entrenched and the dangers more serious.Before It's Too Late explains the six most common mistakes in parental thinking and how to avoid making such mistakes in the future.Updated throughout to reflect parents' most urgent concerns, Dr. Samenow's reasonable guide will aid all those who want to help their troubled children grow into responsible, caring individuals.

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Review: Before It's Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble--and What Parents Can Do About It

User Review  - Char - Goodreads

Interesting premise, and did give me some food for thought on something I'm dealing with. Not sure I totally agree with him, though. Read full review

Review: Before It's Too Late: Why Some Kids Get Into Trouble--and What Parents Can Do About It

User Review  - Sandy - Goodreads

Some great information that I need to help me raise my boy who is too smart for his own good. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
One The Early IdentificationPrevention Controversy
9
Identifying Features
39
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Stanton E. Samenow, Ph.D., graduated from Yale University and earned a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Michigan. He is the author of Inside the Criminal Mind and collaborator with Dr. Samuel Yochelson on the landmark three-volume work The Criminal Personality. He has served on three presidential task forces on crime and drug issues. Married and the father of two sons, Dr. Samenow is in private practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

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