Mastering Anger and Aggression - The Brazelton Way (Google eBook)

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Da Capo Press, 2009 - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 193 pages
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How to react when your toddler bites his playmate or your kindergartner confronts a bully? Drs. Brazelton and Sparrow bring their much-admired insight and support to this crucial, and ever more timely, childrearing challenge. From an early age, babies and toddlers need to assert themselves in a daunting world, yet eventually learn to do this without hurting others. After showing how aggression emerges at each age, Brazelton and Sparrow offer practical, wise advice on anger, fights, self-defense, the fears and nightmares that arise when children become aware of their own and others’ aggression, the effects of TV and video games, and of experiencing real life violence. They offer specific, effective ways to help children understand their own aggressive feelings and channel them into healthy self-assertion in schoolwork, games, and sports.

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The First Angry Feelings
Identifying and Naming Angry Feelings
Temperament and Individual Differences
Ghosts from the Nursery
Touchpoints of Learning to Handle Angry Feelings
Is a Fetus Already Learning?
3 Weeks
Bullying and Teasing
Hitting Kicking and Scratching
SelfDefense and Martial Arts
Sports and Aggression
Tantrums and SelfControl
Television Videos and Computer Games

8 to 12 Weeks
4 to 5 Months
8 Months
12 Months
16 to 18 Months
2 to 3 Years
4 Years
5 to 6 Years
Toy Guns Action Figures and Other Aggressive Toys and Games
Witnessing Aggression
Books for Parents
Books for Children
Books for Professionals

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About the author (2009)

T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., founder of the Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital Boston, is Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Emeritus at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Brown University. He is a famed advocate for children, and his many other internationally acclaimed books for parents include To Listen to a Child, Infants and Mothers, and, with Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., The Irreducible Needs of Children. Joshua D. Sparrow, M.D child psychiatrist and supervisor of inpatient psychiatry at Children's Hospital Boston, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director of Training at the Brazelton Touchpoints Center. He is co-author with Dr. Brazelton of Touchpoints Three to Six and several titles in the Brazelton Way series.

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