1st Edition

Behaviour Problems in Young Children Assessment and Management

By Jo Douglas Copyright 1989

    This comprehensive account of emotional and behavioural problems in pre-school children also provides a practical guide to assessing and managing such problems. It will be an invaluable text for all health professionals working with young families, and an important resource for clinicians who advise parents on how to manage their children in their daily practice. Jo Douglas has worked extensively with young children and their families and lectured widely to professional and parent audiences. She provides outlines for assessments and interviews as well as details on a range of treatments, using case examples throughout to illustrate the methods described.

    Causes of behaviour problems; assessment of the problem; positive parenting; setting limits; eating and feeding difficulties; toilet training; bedtime and sleep problems; emotional problems; the overactive and hyperactive child; crying babies.


    Jo Douglas