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With social and academic pressures at an all-time high, one in five children today suffers from a diagnosed anxiety disorder and many others go undiagnosed. More children than ever are being prescribed psychotropic drugs. In GROWING UP BRAVE, nationally recognized childhood anxiety expert Dr. Donna Pincus demonstrates that excessive anxiety is manageable and even preventable when parents learn how to identify and understand it and respond by using convenient and simple parenting techniques. The book's effective tools teach parents: - how to promote a warm, secure attachment with their child in only five minutes a day -develop routines that help ward off anxiety -implement Dr. Pincus's "bravery ladder" -and much more. GROWING UP BRAVE is an empowering and valuable guide that will leave parents equipped to help their child regain confidence and happiness.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Childhood Anxiety|
|The Brave Child|
|Learning to Cope with the Range of Human Emotions||p. 11|
|What's Normal, What's Not|
|Decoding Childhood Emotions, Fears, and Anxieties||p. 27|
|The Attentive Parent|
|How Parent-Child Interaction Styles Affect Anxiety||p. 51|
|Daily Routines that Ward Off Anxiety|
|A Simple Strategy to Set the Stage for Brave Behavior||p. 73|
|The Benefits of a Consistent Sleep Pattern||p. 101|
|Strategies to Lessen Anxiety and Promote Bravery|
|The Cycle of Anxiety|
|A Three-Component Model||p. 121|
|Examining Anxious Thoughts|
|One Step in Breaking the Cycle||p. 127|
|Accepting Physical Feelings|
|Learning about the Body||p. 151|
|Changing Avoidant Behaviors|
|The Power of Parental Reinforcement||p. 171|
|The Bravery Ladder|
|Step by Step to Success||p. 181|
|Halfway to Adulthood|
|Combating the Fears of Adolescence||p. 217|
|Growing Up Brave Through the Years|
|Finding Professional Help, Using Medications, Maintaining Progress||p. 245|
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