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Caring for the High Maintenance Child
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Child who threatens/guilts.
May, 2018.
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I am writing because of my relatives. They are two-faced. Or at least one of them is. My mother-in-law is .......
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Books on this page are intended to be resources for parents and other caregivers who are dealing with a youngster who exhibits spirited or difficult temperament characteristics. In our experience most caregivers find these particular books informative and helpful. Highlighted books can be purchased either from B-DI or Amazon.com-just click on the link to learn more. Or check your local bookstore.

Books written for professionals are listed on the next two pages.

Carey, William B. & McDevitt, Sean C. Child Behavioral Assessment and Management: Second Edition. Behavioral-Developmental Initiatives, 2016.

Is that me yelling? by Rona Renner. New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2014.

Is this a phase? Child Development and Parenting Strategies, Birth to 6 Years by Helen Neville. Parenting Press, Inc., 2007.

New paperback edition! Understanding your child's temperament. By William B. Carey, M.D., with Martha M. Jablow. New York. Macmillan: Simon & Schuster. 2005.

The highly sensitive child: Helping our children thrive when the world overwhelms them.
by Elaine N. Aron, Broadway Books, 2002.

Temperament tools:Working with your child's inborn trait by Helen Neville and Diane Clark Johnson. Parenting Press, Inc., 1997.

The explosive child.
, third edition(paperback) by Ross Greene, PhD, Harper Paperbacks, 2005.

Temperament talk: A guide to understanding your child.
Kathy Goodman, Lyndall Schick, Barbara Tyler, & Barb Zukin. Center for Human Development, Inc., 1995.

Kids, parents and power struggles.
By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka. Quill Press, 2001.

Raising your spirited child.
By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka. Perrenial Press, 1998.

The difficult child. Revised Edition.By Stanley Turecki and L. Tonner. New York: Bantam Books, 1999.
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