Now the organization that represents the most advanced research and thinking about child development brings you state of the art answers to every parenting concerns. Focusing exclusively on developmental issues, the work of psychiatrists, psychologists, pediatricians, social workers and educators at Yale University School of Medicine’s Child Study Center has been brought together in a comprehensive reference guide for every family bookshelf.

Here is sound, reassuring advice on child-rearing that covers everything from preparing for the birth of your first child, to understanding different learning styles. Parents will find answers to questions ranging from “How can I prevent eating disorders or obesity from developing?” to “If spanking is an inappropriate form of discipline, what do I do when talking doesn’t work?”

From toilet training to learning disability, from sexuality to substance abuse, this book will become an indispensable source of information for generations to come.

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