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Mental Health Care Needs an ‘Anytime, Anywhere’ Model

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  February 20, 2013
Many routine but important medical services today are far more convenient to obtain than they were a generation ago. So...
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Smarter Ways to Discipline Children

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  December 5, 2012
Research Suggests Which Strategies Really Get Children to Behave; How Timeouts Can Work Better
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Connecticut School Shooting: 4 Tips to Help Kids Cope

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  December 4, 2012
Every parent trying to come to grips with the scope of the tragedy in Connecticut is wondering how to talk...
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Renowned psychologist, Alan E. Kazdin, speaks about effective method on parenting

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  October 12, 2012
Alan E. Kazdin, a nationally known psychologist for his work in child development and alumnus of San Jose State will...
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Parenting that works

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  October 5, 2012
Search for parenting books on, and you get tens of thousands of titles, leaving new parents awash in a...
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Meet the Editor of Clinical Psychological Science

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  August 1, 2012
His name may not appear in bold face in a celebrity magazine, but for students and seasoned professionals alike, Alan...
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How To Talk to Your Kids About the School Shooting

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  June 12, 2012
What do you say to your elementary-school-aged children about the mass slaughter of children at an elementary school? People should...
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Joyful Parenting

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  May 8, 2012
I am exhausted from the middle of the night "Will she or won't she throw up?" session. She did not,...
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More TV, Less Self-Esteem, Except for White Boys,” ABC News

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  May 5, 2012
Researchers from Indiana University surveyed close to 400 boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 12, of whom...
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Teaching Children Independence: It’s All About the Next Time

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  March 13, 2012
UCLA researchers studying middle-class families find that U.S. kids tend to be dependent on their parents for tasks they can...
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