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Child behavior specialist Alan Kazdin answers our staffers toughest kid problems

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  July 19, 2008
Alan Kazdin, Ph.D. outlines strategies gleaned from his work with thousands of patients—and offers hope to beleaguered  parents everywhere. Here, he helps Cookie staffers with their own...
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Good Parents, Bad Results

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  June 8, 2008
In this day of two­ earner couples and single parents, when 9­ year­ olds have cellphones, 12 ­year­ olds are binge drinking and having oral sex, and there is evidence...
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Disciplining children effectively

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  June 5, 2008
Deciding how to discipline a child can be one of the hardest parts of being a parent. Even parents of...
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Handling Defiant Kids Made Easy

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  June 1, 2008
Parents grappling with how to change the behavior of a defiant tantrum-prone child often turn in frustration to books for...
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Praise a Child Right, and You’ll Get Results

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  February 8, 2008
Alan Kazdin knows where I’ve gone wrong. He knows that I nag, and threaten, and then try to reason with...
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Parenting by the Book

By Dr. Alan E. Kazdin  /  February 1, 2008
What parent hasn’t had to deal with an unruly child? Throwing a tantrum in the supermarket. Refusing to go to...
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