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The Difficult Child

The Difficult Child by Stanley Turecki and Leslie Tonner
Mar 14, 2000 | 320 Pages
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    Feb 29, 2012 | 320 Pages

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"Dr. Turecki’s understanding and knowledge of children with difficult temperaments is astounding."

"The Difficult Child Program taught me to be a better parent to my difficult child and also made me a better parent for my ‘easy’ child."

"Dr. Turecki’s program has taught me the real meaning of motherhood."


"This book is great! The approach to discipline is one of the best I have seen. It is a real contribution to parents."
–T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.

"A clear and lucid prescription of how to deal with a difficult child. The compassionate understanding of the author is evident throughout."
–Irving Phillips, M.D., Past President, American Academy of Child Psychiatry

"A cornucopia of good ideas for assessing and intervening in these often disastrous relationship patterns."
–Donald A. Block, M.D., Past President, The American Family Therapy Academy

"A unique and extremely valuable book. I can recommend it enthusiastically."
–William B. Carey, M.D., Director of Behavioral Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; author of Understanding Your Child’s Temperament

"This volume will sit on my shelf between Spock and Gesell."
–Richard L. Saphir, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine

"Virtually every teacher has taught a child who is ‘difficult’ to handle. This book is invaluable in helping teachers and parents understand the roots of this behavior and thus, helping them cope more effectively."
–Ellen Galinsky, co-author of The Preschool Years, President, The National Association for the Education of Young Children

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