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Nutrient Power

Nutrient Power

Heal Your Biochemistry and Heal Your Brain

  • Author: William J. Walsh
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1628739878
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 224
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Psychiatry has made great advances in the past fifty years but needs a new direction. Today's emphasis on psychiatric drugs will not stand the test of time. Recent advances in epigenetics and the molecular biology of the brain have provided a roadmap for the development of effective, natural, drug-free therapies that do not produce serious side effects. Psychiatric medications have served society well over the last fifty years, but the need for drug therapies will fade away as science advances. Nutrient Power presents a science-based nutrient therapy system that can help millions of people diagnosed with mental disorders. This approach recognizes that nutrient imbalances can alter brain levels of key neurotransmitters, disrupt gene expression of proteins and enzymes, and cripple the body's protection against environmental toxins. The author's database containing millions of chemical factors in blood, urine, and tissues has identified brain-changing nutrient imbalances in patients diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, behavior disorders, depression, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's disease. This book describes individualized nutrient therapy treatments that have produced thousands of reports of recovery. Walsh's approach is more scientific than the trial-and-error use of psychiatric drugs and is aimed at a true normalization of the brain. Depression, schizophrenia, and ADHD are umbrella terms that encompass disorders with widely differing brain chemistries and symptoms. Nutrient Power describes nutrient therapies tailored to specific types. Other book highlights include the Walsh Theory of Schizophrenia, a new way to look at autism, a promising new treatment for Alzheimer's, and recommendations for reducing crime and violence.

Nutrition and Mental Health

Nutrition and Mental Health

  • Author: Ruth Leyse-Wallace
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1439863369
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 308
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Although primary advanced vitamin and mineral deficiencies are rare in the developed world, many common health conditions deplete nutritional status, including sub-optimal dietary intake, frequent alcohol consumption, changes in appetite due to aging, food allergies or sensitivities, special diets, and eating disorders. Covering topics as diverse as aging, the brain, eating habits, genetics, lifestyle, nutrients, and psychology, this book brings together two extremely complex aspects of life—human nutrition and mental health. Organized by mental health concern as well as nutrient group, Nutrition and Mental Health reviews the scientific literature from many fields of science: health, psychology, nutrition, mental well-being, and the interface with chronic disease. It provides a straightforward, readable report of broadly selected scientific research on how various nutrients affect mental health. Professional resources are provided in easy-to-access tables as well as suggested formats for assessing nutritional status and guidelines for interpretation. Chapter summaries, a descriptive table of contents, an index, and glossary assist the reader in finding specific topics of interest. A variety of mental health conditions may affect a person’s ability and interest in getting and eating a well-rounded selection of foods. An examination of the role diet plays in mental health, this book reviews the scientific literature from many fields of science: health, psychology, nutrition, mental well-being, and chronic disease management.

The Brain Chemistry Plan

The Brain Chemistry Plan

The Personalized Nutritional Prescription for Balancing Mood, Relieving Stress, and Conquering Depression

  • Author: Michael Lesser,Colleen Kapklein
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9780399528491
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 368
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The author helps readers determine which brain chemistry best applies to them while offering advice on how to improve one's mood and maximize cognitive strengths with the strategic use of nutritional regimens and vitamin supplements. Reprint.

Retaining the Mind

Retaining the Mind

How the Foods We Eat Affect Our Brain

  • Author: William E. Walsh
  • Publisher: MCP Books
  • ISBN: 9781634139809
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 182
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Many of the foods we eat injure the nerves that guide our thinking, speaking and acting. Although Dr. Walsh knows these foods well, he did not know that they were destroying his own brain. Until a shocking event showed him that he was suffering from Alzheimer's brain deterioration. If it continued, he would suffer progressive mental deterioration. But he knew there was one chance of recovery, following a diet he had developed that reversed the nerve damage causing migraine headaches. --The diet worked and he is recovering from Alzheimer's disease. If you, or a loved one, suffer similar symptoms, let him guide you to a real chance to return to more normal thinking, speaking and acting.

Depression-Free, Naturally

Depression-Free, Naturally

7 Weeks to Eliminating Anxiety, Despair, Fatigue, and Anger from Your Life

  • Author: Joan Mathews Larson
  • Publisher: Wellspring/Ballantine
  • ISBN: 0307788458
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 384
  • View: 8838
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Many of you who appear to have life under control are simply great actors. Underneath you live with inner tensions, anxiety or panic states, feelings of hopelessness or paranoia, racing thoughts, ongoing anger, bone-weary fatigue. . . . The good news is that all this is fixable. What is the best treatment for ongoing depression, mood swings, exhaustion, and anxiety? Psychotherapy? Prescription drugs? Or is there a natural way that works better and is safer, faster, and cheaper? There is, and now Joan Mathews Larson, Ph.D., the brilliant nutritionist who founded Minnesota's esteemed Health Recovery Center, offers her revolutionary formulas for healing your emotions--biochemically. Twenty years of working with both addicted and nonaddicted patients has shown Larson that unhealthy and unstable moods are the result of the chemistry of our physical brains and are not psychological in origin. When you feed your imbalanced brain what it craves--the key essential fatty acids (EFAs), natural mind-body hormones, and the right amino acids--most mood swings, depressions, anxiety, and other upsets will disappear, even if they have a genetic basis. Through proven all-natural formulas, Seven Weeks to Emotional Healing will help you find the emotional stability and well-being you've been missing your entire life. Inside you'll discover how to - Screen yourself for emotional and behavioral symptoms - Recognize the mental and physical clues that indicate biochemical imbalances - Find an open-minded health practitioner - Eat the right foods for optimal mental fitness Dr. Larson also provides her unique anti-aging formula that restores sexual function, rejuvenates the immune system, elevates mood and energy levels, reduces stress, and expands your life span! Seven Weeks to Emotional Healing is both responsible and effective--and gives you the tools you need to find lasting emotional health and contentment for the first time in your life. From the Hardcover edition.

Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health: A Complete Guide to the Food-Mood Connection

Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health: A Complete Guide to the Food-Mood Connection

  • Author: Leslie Korn
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN: 0393709957
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 464
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Exploring the connection between nutrition and mental wellness so therapists can provide more effective, integrated treatment. Diet is an essential component of a client’s clinical profile. Few therapists, however, have any nutritional training, and many don’t know where to begin. In Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health, Leslie Korn provides clinicians with a practical guide to the complex relationship between what we eat and the way we think, feel, and interact with the world. Where there is mental illness there is frequently a history of digestive and nutritional problems. Digestive problems in turn exacerbate mental distress, all of which can be improved by nutritional changes. It’s not unusual for a deficit or excess of certain nutrients to disguise itself as a mood disorder. Indeed, nutritional deficiencies factor into most mental illness—from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia and PTSD—and dietary changes can work alongside or even replace medications to alleviate symptoms and support mental wellness. Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health offers the mental health clinician the principles and practices necessary to provide clients with nutritional counseling to improve mood and mental health. Integrating clinical evidence with the author’s extensive clinical experience, it takes clinicians step-by-step through the essentials for integrating nutritional therapies into mental health treatment. Throughout, brief clinical vignettes illustrate commonly encountered obstacles and how to overcome them. Readers will learn: • Why nutrition matters in mental health • The role of various nutrients in nourishing both the brain and the gut, the “second brain” • Typical nutritional culprits that underlie or exacerbate specific mental disorders • Assessment techniques for evaluating a client’s unique nutritional needs, and counseling methods for the challenging but rewarding process of nutritional change. • Leading-edge protocols for the use of various macro- and micronutrients, vitamins, and supplements to improve mental health • Considerations for food allergies, sensitivities, and other special diets • The effects of foods and nutrients on DSM-5 categories of illness, and alternatives to pharmaceuticals for treatment • Comprehensive, stage-based approaches to coaching clients about dietary plans, nutritional supplements, and other resources • Ideas for practical, affordable, and individualized diets, along with optimal cooking methods and recipes • Nutritional strategies to help with withdrawal from drugs, alcohol and pharmaceuticals And much more. With this resource in hand, clinicians can enhance the efficacy of all their methods and be prepared to support clients’ mental health with more effective, integrated treatment.

Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies

Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies

The Groundbreaking Program for the 4-A Disorders

  • Author: Kenneth Bock,Cameron Stauth
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • ISBN: 0345507681
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 480
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Autism is an epidemic: It has spiked 1,500 percent in the last twenty years. ADHD, asthma and allergies have also skyrocketed over the same time period. One of these conditions now strikes one in every three children in America. But there is hope. Leading medical innovator Kenneth Bock, M.D., has helped change the lives of more than a thousand children, and in this important book, with a comprehensive program that targets all four of the 4-A disorders, he offers help to children everywhere. This is the book that finally puts hope within reach. Doctors have generally overlooked the connections among the 4-A disorders, despite their concurrent rise and the presence of many medical clues. For years the medical establishment has considered autism medically untreatable and utterly incurable, and has limited ADHD treatment mainly to symptom suppression. Dr. Bock and his colleagues, however, have discovered a solution – one that goes to the root of the problem. They have found that deadly modern toxins, nutritional deficiencies, metabolic imbalances, genetic vulnerabilities and assaults on the immune and gastrointestinal systems trigger most of the symptoms of the 4-A disorders, resulting in frequent misdiagnosis and untold misery. Dr. Bock’s remarkable Healing Program, drawing on medical research and based on years of clinical success, offers a safe, sensible solution that is individualized to each child to help remedy these root causes. The biomedical approach to autism, ADHD, and the other 4-A epidemics, as innovated by Dr. Bock and some of America’s finest integrative physicians, is one of the most promising and exciting medical movements of our time. In this eminently readable account, written by Dr. Bock in collaboration with critically acclaimed author Cameron Stauth, you will meet children and parents whose dramatic stories will inspire you to change the life of your own child. This program may be the help that you have been praying for. From the Hardcover edition.

Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder

Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder

A Compendium of Nutritional Approaches

  • Author: Eva Edelman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780965097604
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 382
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A clear, comprehensive, and well-documented compendium of nutritional approaches to the treatment of bipolar disorder and related conditions. It provides an overview of stimulating, inhibitory, and stabilizing nutrients and herbs, and of nutrient approaches for contributory factors, including imbalanced brain chemistry (neurotransmitter, receptor, and second messenger issues; methylation status; oxidative stress; toxicity; etc.) and physical illness (e.g., allergies, malabsorption, Candida, endocrine imbalance, neurological disorders). It has been highly acclaimed by key practitioners.

The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder

The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder

New Revised Edition

  • Author: Stephanie Marohn
  • Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781612830360
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 240
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More than three million people in the United States suffer from bipolar disorder, a mental illness that is now classified as one of the ten leading causes of disability in the US and the world. While psychiatric drugs may control bipolar disorder, they do not offer any lasting cure and carry the risk of lasting side effects. The Natural Medicine Guide to Bipolar Disorder offers an alternative: innovative, natural, non-drug based approaches that treat the underlying imbalances and restore a healthy mind. Medical journalist Stephanie Marohn identifies the key contributing factors and triggers for mood disorder and profiles a wide range of natural medicine therapies that can truly restore health: biochemical therapy, applied psychoneurobiology, biological medicine, nutritional therapy, cranial osteopathy, allergy elimination, homeopathy, amino acid/nutritional therapy, and more. This fully revised edition offers the latest statistics, research, and interviews with physicians and other healing professionals who are leaders in the field. Each approach is illustrated with case studies and includes resources for additional information. This is an accessible approach to bipolar disorder, full of helpful information and anecdotes that will be a valuable resource for those who suffer from this disorder as well as their family and friends.

Natural Healing for Schizophrenia

Natural Healing for Schizophrenia

A Compendium of Nutritional Methods

  • Author: Eva Edelman
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780965097628
  • Category: Schizophrenia
  • Page: 201
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A compendium of alternative nutrient treatments used to address schizophrenic symptoms in a number of documented cases offering an interesting albeit controversial approach to mental health. The volume overviews the history of schizophrenia and toxic treatments, introducing various nutritional methods with "testimonies" from patients, herbalists, and doctors. It includes extensive reference to relevant studies. Also covered are "biotypes," metal overload, physical illnesses that may mimic schizophrenia, depression, neurotransmitters, toxicity, and a response to criticism. The presentation is balanced by a good dose of disclaimers emphasizing that the book is not a treatment guide but rather an educational resource. The appendices supply guidance on testing, epidemiology, and resources. Lacks an index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Mind Boosters

Mind Boosters

A Guide to Natural Supplements That Enhance Your Mind, Memory, and Mood

  • Author: Dr. Ray Sahelian
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 1466830034
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 320
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Everyone forgets things sometimes. But do you ever feel like you can't keep track of simple things like acquaintances' names, your car keys, and the two things you needed to pick up on the way home? As America's population ages, more and more people are struggling with the fact that their memory and mental power are not that they used to be. Maybe you've tried "exercising" your mind, or maybe you've just started keeping better "to do" lists. But a proven way to improve your mind, memory and mood is to feed your brain the nutrients it needs to function at its peak performance level. Over the past few years, scientists have discovered dozens of new supplements that enhance and sharpen memory, intelligence, vision, and mental performance. In Mind Boosters, one of the world's most respected nutritional experts examines the very latest research on these breakthrough brain nutrients, amino acids, herbs, and hormones. Along with a scientific and practical evaluation of their benefits and risks, Dr. Sahelian explains how to combine mind-boosting supplements to help patients with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, depression as well as those with normal age-related mental decline. People of all ages can benefit from the sensible, step-by-step programs tailored to the differing needs of the young, the middle aged and the elderly.

Healing Depression & Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs

Healing Depression & Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs

Inspiring Stories of Restoring Mental Health Through Natural Therapies

  • Author: Gracelyn Guyol
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • ISBN: 9780802718297
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 304
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When Gracelyn Guyol was diagnosed in 1993 with a mild form of bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, she was prescribed a commonly used antidepressant. Soon she developed breast cysts and benign tumors, a possible side effect of the antidepressant. She went off the drug and within two months, her tumors disappeared. Under the care of a naturopath, Guyol embarked on a quest to educate herself about the underlying genetic, hormonal, and other causes of depression and bipolar disorder. She investigated many natural therapies-including diet, vitamins, herbal treatments, and energy healing-before finding the solutions that have kept her free of depression and bipolar symptoms since 2002. Healing Depression & Bipolar Disorder Without Drugs features Gracelyn Guyol's own story and those of thirteen other people around the country who have cured their depression and bipolar disorder using only natural therapies. In-depth research and the expertise of alternative health-care professionals are included in this landmark guide for patients and caregivers seeking responsible, safe alternatives to psychiatric drugs.

Finally Focused

Finally Focused

The Breakthrough Natural Treatment Plan for ADHD That Restores Attention, Minimizes Hyperactivity, and Helps Eliminate Drug Side Effects

  • Author: James Greenblatt, M.D.,Bill Gottlieb, CHC
  • Publisher: Harmony
  • ISBN: 0451496604
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 272
  • View: 4031
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DISCOVER THE ADHD SOLUTION FOR YOUR CHILD Dr. James Greenblatt has seen thousands of children and adults struggling with the symptoms of ADHD – hyperactivity, inattentiveness, impulsiveness, and often irritability and combativeness. Rather than simply prescribing medication for their ADHD symptoms, he tailors remedies to his patients’ individual needs, detecting and treating the underlying causes of the disorder. Finally Focused provides proven natural and medical methods to easily treat problems such as nutritional deficiencies or excesses, dysbiosis (a microbial imbalance inside the body), sleeping difficulties, and food allergies, all of which surprisingly can cause or worsen the symptoms of ADHD. Using Dr. Greenblatt’s effective Plus-Minus Healing Plan, parents will first understand the reasons behind their child's symptoms, and then be able to eliminate them by addressing the child’s unique pattern of biological weakness. Adults with ADHD can do the same for themselves. And if conventional medication is still necessary, this integrative approach will minimize or even eliminate troublesome side effects. Using Dr. Greenblatt’s expert advice, millions of children and adults with ADHD finally will get the help they need to achieve true wellness.

The Psychobiotic Revolution

The Psychobiotic Revolution

The New Science of Psychobiotics and How Your Microbiome Shapes Your Mood

  • Author: Scott C. Anderson,John F. Cryan,Ted Dinan
  • Publisher: National Geographic Books
  • ISBN: 142621846X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 320
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"This cutting-edge book reveals how a healthy gut can drive psychological well-being, improve your mood, and combat common diseases including depression, anxiety, obesity, heart disease--even autism and Alzheimer's--all by nurturing your microbiome. Welcome to psychobiotics, the revolutionary new scientific field that treats the common ailments of our time. Leading medical researchers John F. Cryan and Ted Dinan, together with veteran journalist Scott C. Anderson, explain the operations of the all-critical gut-brain axis, revealing how overall well-being depends on a healthy population of intestinal bacteria. For the first time, Cryan and Dinan--who coined the term "psychobiotics"--introduce the microbes essential to brain health and explain how changes in lifestyle and diet can keep them thriving. With useful charts naming bacteria species and laboratory-tested psychobiotic products, along with disease-by-disease accounts of the role a healthy gut plays in prevention and treatment, this comprehensive guide illuminates the essential steps you need to improve your life--all by maintaining a healthy gut"--

A Promise Of Hope

A Promise Of Hope

The Astonishing True Story of a Woman Afflicted With Bipolar Disorder and the Miraculous Treatment That Cured Her

  • Author: Autumn Stringam
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Canada
  • ISBN: 1443408824
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 296
  • View: 8460
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Some children inherit "the family nose." Autumn Stringam and her brother Joseph inherited the family bipolar disorder, a severe mental illness that led to their mother's and grandfather's suicides. Autumn, at 22, was psychotic and in a psychiatric hospital on suicide watch; Joseph, at 15, was prone to violent episodes so terrifying the family feared for their lives. But after they began taking a nutritional supplement developed by their father and based, incredibly, on a formula given to aggressive hogs--Autumn's and Joseph's symptoms disappeared. Today they both lead normal, productive lives. A Promise of Hope is the personal story of Autumn Stringam's flight from madness to wellness, all due to the vitamin and mineral supplement that works on the premise that some forms of mental illness are caused by nutritional deficiencies. An honest book that exposes the hidden torment of bipolar disorder, it is the story of a daughter seeking to forgive her mother. A Promise of Hope is also an astonishing scientific account that moves from a kitchen table in Alberta to the treatment offices of a distinguished Harvard pshyciatrist and into the labs of a skeptical medial establishment. It climaxes in a bitter--but eventually triumphant--battle with Health Canada, in which the tiny supplement company is exonerated and praised for saving the lives of thousands of Canadians previously thought lost to mental illness. More than anything, A Promise of Hope is a powerful story and a call for a new understanding of the causes of mental illness and its treatments. 20% of Canadians will experience mental illness in their lifetimes Over 300,000 Canadians are affected by bipolar disorder (or manic depression) 15% of people with biploar disorder commit suicide EMPower Plus, the supplement that worked for Autumn, is being used and studied around the world, reflecting the growing awareness of the role of micronutrients in normal brain function

The Last Dragon of Steeple Morden

The Last Dragon of Steeple Morden

  • Author: John J. Kevil, Jr.
  • Publisher: AuthorHouse
  • ISBN: 1468596861
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 224
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The Last Dragon of Steeple Morden is an incredible story of survival. Chicago’s Top Fighter Pilot in World War II is shot down, deep behind German lines, in the apocalyptic twilight of the war. What happens over the subsequent two weeks tests the young pilot’s resolve to survive and affirms mankind’s propensity for severe brutality as well as its overwhelming capacity for compassion in the face of death. One of the most fantastic aspects of this story is that it is all true.

The Mood Cure

The Mood Cure

The 4-step Program to Rebalance Your Emotional Chemistry and Rediscover Your Natural Sense of Well-being

  • Author: Julia Ross
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • ISBN: 9780670030699
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 352
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Outlines a four-step program for treating depression, anxiety, mood swings, irritability, and sleep problems, demonstrating how to apply amino acid and other nutritional strategies for immediate relief.

Autoimmune Disease Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Autoimmune Disease Anti-Inflammatory Diet

  • Author: Mary Solomon
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1329632117
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 146
  • View: 580
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Live Better and Improve Health With an Anti-Inflammatory Diet Do You Suffer From An Autoimmune Disease? Proven relief for autoimmune diseases! You're about to discover a proven dietary change that can relieve your symptoms and improve your immune system for the rest of your life! This isn't a fad diet. Millions of American's are suffering from autoimmune diseases and have been able to stop taking aggressive drugs, chemotherapy and pain medications by simply changing their diet. Think about it: you'll Feel Better and Save Money! In this book you will find all the information you need to improve your life FOREVER! You'll Learn... Types of autoimmune diseases How autoimmune diseases effect the body What is Gluten sensitivity vs. celiac Disease? A quick start guide How to change your diet How to manage new changes How to shop How to plan meals How to eat at restaurants Do you need supplements? Loads of tips and tricks! FEEL BETTER NOW! WHY WAIT? YOU DESERVE IT!

How to Raise Your Adult Children

How to Raise Your Adult Children

Real-Life Advice for When Your Kids Don't Want to Grow Up

  • Author: Gail Parent,Susan Ende
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101457686
  • Category: Family & Relationships
  • Page: 304
  • View: 1935
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In this irreverent guide, a bestselling comedy writer and noted psychotherapist teach parents how to handle their grown kids. There are many books out there to teach you how to handle your children after they graduate from diapers, but none tells you how to proceed once they graduate from high school. As new patterns emerge in the lives of young adults, parents find that their grown children have bigger problems than they did just a few years ago. How to Raise Your Adult Children is a manual for anxious moms and dads. Whether confronting the question of setting a curfew for a college kid at home, or paying for a forty-year-old daughter's wedding, two "been there, done that" moms give advice with an edge on a variety of emotionally and financially perilous situations, including: • Your kid needs money-your money • Your kid moves back home and stays home • You know your child should not marry their significant other • Your big children keep dumping their little children on you Combining the wit of Emmy Award-winning writer Gail Parent and the insight of psychotherapist Susan Ende, this book answers questions most parents never imagined they would have to ask.