Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Number of pages: 325
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 229 x 150 x 29 mm
"Parents who are guided by the information in this clear and practical book will be rewarded by happier children who cope more effectively with the inevitable losses that divorce brings. We are especially impressed with the many specific suggestions about what to say to children following divorce and remarriage. This book is an encouraging and supportive look at the potential for successful family growth and development. Our advice is to run, not walk, to the nearest bookstore if you are even thinking about divorce as a possibility in your life."-- "Drs. John and Emily Visher, Cofounders of the Stepfamily Association of America and specialists in divorce and remarriage"
"The need for a book like this is great in the modern era, when divorce occurs far too often in children's lives. Divorcing parents who are open minded and genuinely concerned about their children will find this book a source of helpful and reassuring advice."-- "Contemporary Psychology"
"The many poignant examples of actual children and parents reacting to the divorce process bring this book to life. The expert scientific knowledge and years of clinical experience bring the wisdom to this easy to read, easy to understand collection of specific practical advice to address the day to day problems of families undergoing divorce. It's comprehensive scope and general wisdom about child rearing makes this book a valuable resource for parents and adolescents anticipating or experiencing divorce. Judges, attorneys and mediators working in the area of family law could benefit from this resource as well as mental health professionals providing forensic or treatment services to the members of families of divorce. This book is most impressive, very practical, and useful."-- "William H. Ayres, M.D., President, The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry"
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