The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five Difficult Types of Children by Stanley I. GreenspanThe Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five Difficult Types of Children by Stanley I. Greenspan

The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five Difficult Types of Children

byStanley I. Greenspan, Jacqueline SalmonAs told byJacqueline Salmon

Paperback | September 10, 1996

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Most children fall into five basic personality types that stem from inborn physical characteristics: the sensitive child, the self-absorbed child, the defiant child, the inattentive child, and the active/aggressive child. Stanley Greenspan, M.D., is the first to show parents how to match their parenting to the challenges of their particular child. He identifies and vividly describes these five universal temperaments and then, with great empathy, shows parents how each of these children actually experiences the world and how to use daily childrearing to enhance an individual child's strengths and talents.
Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., author of the widely used and praised books The Challenging Child and (with Serena Wieder, Ph.D.) Engaging Autism, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Jacqueline Salmon, a staff writer on the Washington Post, is th...
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Title:The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five Difficult Types of ChildrenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.75 inPublished:September 10, 1996Publisher:Da Capo Press

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ISBN - 10:0201441934

ISBN - 13:9780201441932

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Described by Publisher's Weekly as "a rope with a life preserver at the end", The Challenging Child offers calm, reassuring advice to parents. Stanley I. Greenspan is a practicing child psychiatrist and helps parents dealing with all types of difficult children. He reveals the parenting patterns to avoid and helps adults tailor their approach to a child's particular needs