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Author Shannon, Scott M.

Title Parenting the whole child : a holistic child psychiatrist offers practical wisdom on behavior, brain health, nutrition, exercise, family life, peer relationships, school life, trauma, medication, and more / Scott M. Shannon with Emily Heckman, MD.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Moline PL Parent Teacher Collection - MPLG-6  PT 618.9289 SHA    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  616.89 SHA    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 282 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published as: Please don't label my child / Scott M. Shannon with Emily Heckman, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-259) and index.
Summary Complementing his book for professionals, here Scott Shannon equips parents and caregivers with a better way to understand the mental health challenges their children face, including how cutting-edge scientific concepts like epigenetics and neuroplasticity mean new hope for overcoming them.
Contents Introduction to the paperback edition -- Introduction -- Finding the good news -- How your child's brain grows -- Relationships and the young brain -- Feeding your child's brain for emotional and mental health -- Environmental causes of disharmony in our kids -- The family system and "fit" -- School, learning, and the young brain -- Understanding trauma -- Parenting for "wholeness" -- Appendix 1: The most-common psychiatric labels given to children -- Appendix 2: Glossary of mental health therapies -- Appendix 3: Glossary of supplements -- Appendix 4: Family stress index -- Appendix 5: Whole stress index -- Appendix 6: Resources and recommended reading -- Appendix 7: Choosing a practitioner.
Subject Child mental health -- Popular works.
Child psychopathology -- Popular works.
Child mental health. (OCoLC)fst00854485
Child psychopathology. (OCoLC)fst00854560
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Added Author Heckman, Emily.
Added Title Please don't label my child
ISBN 9780393708332 (paperback)
0393708330 (paperback)

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