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

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Times Books, 1989 - Family & Relationships - 225 pages
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This book discusses the difficult subject of "problem children" with compassion, reassurance and welcome clarity. Clinical psychologist Stanton Samenow gives concerned parents and professionals instructive insight into the personality of such children and gives practical suggestions for taking corrective and remedial steps -- now, before the antisocial patterns become entrenched.

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This book helped me to discipline when I really didn't want to but knew I should. It's worth reading if you've got a child who's acting up and you don't know why or what to do. Especially if you're a softy with a history of being a "good kid," like myself. Enlightening. Read full review

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important book to have on the parenting book shelf. Read full review


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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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