Is it "just a phase," or could your child be headed for serious trouble?
If you sense that your child is seriously troubled, you may feel bewildered, helpless, ineffective. How can you stop your child from throwing away his or her life? How can you avoid thinking that you've failed as a parent? In this newly revised and expanded edition of the classic guide Before It's Too Late, clinical psychologist Stanton E. Samenow explains how to break the useless cycle of blame and take corrective action.
How to understand the personality of the antisocial child
How to tell the difference between a "phase" and a pattern of misbehavior
How to identify the seven common manifestations of antisocial behavior
How to cope more effectively as the parent of an older antisocial child
How to avoid the six common mistakes that prevent parents from taking action
How to step in-early and effectively-before bad behavior becomes entrenched