Child behavior: From the Gesell Institute of Human Development

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9780060148294: Child behavior: From the Gesell Institute of Human Development

The long-awaited revision of the bestselling and definitive child care manual from the internationally renowned Gesell Institute of Human Behavior.

Child Behavior

The classic child care manual from the
internationally renowned Gesell Institute

Since it was first published, Child Behavior has become classic reading for parents and professionals around the world. This authoritative guide offers the basics of child development, addressing exactly how children's bodies can affect their behavior. The authors not only discuss what to do to treat specific behavior problems but actually advise parents on how, in many instances, they can prevent many common and more serious problems. The authors' practical, accessible advice covers a variety of issues including:

  • Everyday activities such as eating, sleeping, and dreams
  • Intelligence and success in school
  • Stress and fears
  • Relationships with parents and siblings
  • Discipline
  • Talking about difficult subjects such as religion, death, adoption, and divorce
  • What to do if further help is needed, with a full explanation of diagnostic tests and treatments

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About the Author:

Frances L. Ilg, M.D., and Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D., cofounded the Gesell Institute of Child Development (now named the Gesell Institute of Human Development) in 1950 to continue the groundbreaking work of the late Dr. Arnold Gesell. Sidney Baker, M.D., became director of the institute in 1978. Ilg and Ames are the coauthors of several books, including Gesell Institute's Child from One to Six, The Child from Five to Ten, and The Years from Ten to Sixteen.

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