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The Language of Distress: Understanding a Child's Behaviour - Brafman, A.H.
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This book describes a series of cases where the child's presenting complaint is seen to be the expression of an underlying emotional conflict that the child expects the parents to understand and help him or her to overcome. The parents' interpretation of the child's symptoms cannot but be influenced by their own previous life experiences and if their eventual response does not meet the child's anxiety, the child feels misunderstood and the physical complaint remains unchanged.When seeing child and parents in a consultation, ...

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The Language of Distress: Understanding a Child's Behaviour 2019, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780367328122

Hardcover

The Language of Distress: Understanding a Child's Behaviour 2016, Karnac Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781782204077

Paperback