Your Defiant Teen, First Edition: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship

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Guilford Press, Feb 2, 2008 - Psychology - 326 pages
When your teen?s rebellious behavior ?crosses the line,? how can you reestablish your authority without getting caught in a power struggle? Bestselling authors and distinguished psychologists Russell Barkley and Arthur Robin have each spent decades helping parents and kids resolve standoffs and repair their relationships. Now they?ve distilled their approach into a clinically proven self-help program that can help you break through to your teen and rebuild trust. Centered around 10 simple steps that lead to better behavior, Your Defiant Teen provides practical guidelines for putting an end to the hostilities. You?ll learn realistic ways to foster mutual respect, introduce cooperative problem solving, and strengthen family relationships--while giving your teen vital skills for becoming a mature, independent adult.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter 1
9
Chapter 2
26
Chapter 3
39
Chapter 4
53
Chapter 5
65
Chapter 6
82
Chapter 7
97
Chapter 12
187
Chapter 13
205
Chapter 14
219
Chapter 15
245
Chapter 16
267
Chapter 17
293
Appendix A
305
Appendix B
310

Chapter 8
112
Chapter 9
127
Chapter 10
142
Chapter 11
171
Resources
313
Index
319
About the Authors
326
Copyright

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Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Barkley has published numerous books and five assessment scales, plus more than 260 scientific articles and book chapters on ADHD, executive functioning, and childhood defiance. He is also the editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, he is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association, and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. His website iswww.russellbarkley.org.

Arthur L. Robin, PhD,is Director of Psychology Training at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Wayne State University, and a practicing psychologist in Michigan with more than three decades of experience.

Christine M. Bentonis a Chicago-based writer and editor.

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