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Language of Distress : Understanding a Child's Behaviour (Paperback) (A. H. Brafman)

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The book describes a series of cases where the child’s presenting complaint is seen to be the expression of an underlying emotional conflict that the child expects the parents to understand and help him or her overcome. The parents’ interpretation of the child’s symptoms cannot but be influenced by their own previous life experiences and if their eventual response does not meet the child’s anxiety, the child feels misunderstood and the physical complaint remains unchanged. It can also happen that the parents’ interpretation of the symptoms reinforces the child’s belief of carrying a serious physical problem.
Number of Pages: 167
Genre: Psychology
Sub-Genre: Psychotherapy / Couples + Family, Psychotherapy / Child + Adolescent
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Author: A. H. Brafman
Language: English
Street Date: March 29, 2016
TCIN: 51101601
UPC: 9781782204077
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-5031
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