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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Growing up brave.
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Includes notes and index.|
|Description:||1 online resource (ix, 274 pages)|
|Contents:||Understanding Childhood Anxiety. The brave child: learning to cope with the range of human emotions ; What's normal, what's not: decoding childhood emotions, fears, and anxieties ; The attentive parent: how parent-child interaction styles affect anxiety --
Daily Routines That Ward Off Anxiety. Five-minutes-a-day time: a simple strategy to set the stage for brave behavior ; Managing bedtime: the benefits of a consistent sleep pattern. --
Strategies to Lessen Anxiety and Promote Bravery. The cycle of anxiety: a three-component model ; Examining anxious thoughts: one step in breaking the cycle ; Accepting physical feelings: learning about the body ; Changing avoidant behaviors: the power of parental reinforcement ; The bravery ladder: step by step to success ; Halfway to adulthood: combating the fears of adolescence. --
Special Considerations. Growing up brave through the years: finding professional help, using medications, maintaining progress.
|Responsibility:||Donna B. Pincus.|
"A wonderful book that should be helpful to any family today, especially those with fearful and anxious children (and parents). Dr. Pincus's most useful message is to teach parents to calm down,