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When your adult child breaks your heart : coping with mental illness, substance abuse, and the problems that tear families apart / Joel L. Young, MD, and Christine Adamec.

Young, Joel L. (Author).
Book Book (2013.)
Description: xii, 251 pages ; 23 cm.
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, 2013.
10 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 10 total copies.
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  • ISBN: 9780762792979 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0762792973 (pbk.) :
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-245) and index.
Contents:
Identifying the Problems. Understanding the severe problems adult children can cause ; Your emotions and behavioral reactions ; If your adult child lives with you. -- Types of Problem Behavior and What You Can Do About It. Bad parenting ; Criminal behavior ; Alcoholism and drug addiction ; Other psychiatric problems ; Suicidal behavior. -- Taking Care of Yourself. Your physical and emotional health ; Your relationships with family and friends ; Setting limits: what you can or can't do ; Facing reality and walking away.
Summary:
This work contains advice for parents of adult children whose mental health disorders, addictions, and/or violent tendencies continue to traumatize their family's lives. It presents families with examples from real suffering parents along with expert practical advice and tested strategies for coping. -- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Adamec, Christine A., 1949- (Added Author).
Citation: Young, Joel L. "When your adult child breaks your heart : coping with mental illness, substance abuse, and the problems that tear families apart." Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, 2013.

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