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The Optimistic Child: A Proven Program to Safeguard Children Against ...

Martin E. P. Seligman - 2007 - Family & Relationships - Limited preview
In The Optimistic Child, Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman offers parents, teachers, and coaches a well-validated program to prevent depression in children. In a thirty-year study, Seligman and his colleagues discovered the link between pessimism ...
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Medicating Children: ADHD and Pediatric Mental Health

Rick Mayes, Catherine Bagwell, Jennifer L. Erkulwater - 2009 - Medical - Limited preview
Rick Mayes and colleagues argue that a unique alignment of social and economic trends and incentives converged in the early 1990s with greater scientific knowledge to make ADHD the most prevalent pediatric mental disorder. This book is unique in ...
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It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

danah boyd - 2014 - Social Science - Limited preview
What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? In this eye-opening book, youth culture and technology expert danah boyd uncovers some of ...
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All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

Jennifer Senior - 2014 - Family & Relationships - Limited preview
Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. But almost none have thought to ask: What are the effects of children on their parents? In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle ...
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The Primordial Violence: Spanking Children, Psychological Development ...

Emily M. Douglas - 2014 - Family & Relationships - No preview available
Why do parents hit those they love? What effect does it have on children? What can be done to end this pattern? These are some of the questions explored in The Primordial Violence. Featuring longitudinal data from over 7,000 U.S. families as well ...
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The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

Temple Grandin, Richard Panek - 2013 - Science - Limited preview
A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on ...
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Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil

Paul Bloom - 2013 - Psychology - Limited preview
A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted ...
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The Fourth Trimester: And You Thought Labor Was Hard... Advice, Humor, and ...

Amy Einhorn - 2001 - Family & Relationships - Snippet view
An entertaining and reassuring guide to the first few weeks and months of motherhood offers humor and advice on how to cope with the trials and tribulations of diaper changes, feedings, naps, lack of sleep, and other aspects that occur. 25,000 ...
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Baby Meets World: Suck, Smile, Touch, Toddle: A Journey Through Infancy

Nicholas Day - 2013 - Family & Relationships - Limited preview
A dynamic new story about how babies make their way in the world—and how grown-ups have tried to make sense of these tiny inscrutable beings. As a new parent, Nicholas Day had some basic but confounding questions: Why does my son find the ...
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's

John Elder Robison - 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
'... as heartfelt a memoir as one could find, utterly unspoiled, uninfluenced, and original.' - Augusten BurroughsA New York Times and Australian bestseller, Look Me In The Eye tells of a child's heartbreaking desperation to connect with others ...
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