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Listening to Fear: Helping Kids Cope, from Nightmares to the Nightly News

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Learn how to read the behavioral language of fear and talk through your child's anxieties
Adults often have trouble understanding and addressing the sources of their children's fears. In "Listening to Fear," Dr. Steven Marans shares the techniques for easing distress that he has developed for children of all ages in his work as the director of the National Center for Child
Published January 1st 2005 by Turtleback Books
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Jan 26, 2010 Brian rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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My main interest was the 3 to 6-year-old chapter. As I began reading it I was a bit surprised to see that it started with issues of sexuality, which was fine but curious. But then it kept going, the entire chapter was on sexuality, portraying kids this age as struggling to control their urges, teetering upon the brink of overstimulation, traumatized with desire if they saw a glimpse of parental nudity--really weird psycho Freudian stuff. And there were no recommendations, there was nothing relat ...more
Sep 16, 2010 Misty rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A little too Freudian for my taste, but if you can look past the Oepdius references it is a good book for understanding fear and helping children cope and manage their's. My daughter had nightmares, but after reading this book I was able to pinpoint the cause and help dramatically reduce them.
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