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Silenced Child : From Labels, Medications, and Quick-Fix Solutions to Listening, Growth, and Lifelong

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"Are children and adolescents being silenced, and their growth stunted in this age of labels, medication, and frantically rushed lives? Claudia Gold reveals the astonishing power of listening in parent/child and doctor/patient relationships. Through vivid and perceptive stories and new insights from neuroscience, Claudia Gold shows how being listened to relieves conflict, builds resilience and actually changes a child's brain. This happens in all kinds of relationships: parent and child, doctor and child, doctor and parent, teacher and student, in the healing of adolescent depression, and in the prevention of postpartum depression. She helps parents and caregivers resist the pressures of hasty diagnoses and make the time and space that children of all ages, and parents themselves, need in order to grow and to flourish"--
Number of Pages: 246
Genre: Psychology, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Psychotherapy / Child + Adolescent, Health Care Issues
Series Title: Merloyd Lawrence
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Claudia M. Gold
Language: English
Street Date: May 3, 2016
TCIN: 51134284
UPC: 9780738218397
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-2816
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