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Review 'Authoritative, clear, empathic, structured, and evidence based, the second edition of Your Defiant Child surpasses the first, which is no easy feat. A 'must read' for parents worried about a child's oppositional, aggressive, or defiant behavior.'--Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley 'Dr. Barkley is a leader in the field who provides families with proven strategies for dealing with very challenging problems. The entire book reflects his research, experience, and wisdom. The book is informed by feedback from the many parents who have benefited from this approach, and includes practical examples and pointers for putting the techniques into action.'--Charles E. Cunningham, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, McMaster University, Canada 'Dr. Barkley provides sound advice for parents based on many years of research. This is a well-written, easy-to-follow guide for improving your child's behavior.'--Rex L. Forehand, PhD, coauthor of Parenting the Strong-Willed Child Read more About the Author Russell A. Barkley, PhD, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Psychological Association, among other honors. The author of numerous bestselling books for professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD, Dr. Barkley lectures worldwide and makes frequent media appearances. He has worked with children and families for over 35 years, during which time he and his wife have raised two sons of their own. His website is www.russellbarkley.org. Christine M. Benton is a Chicago-based writer and editor. Read more

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