In line with Alain Braconnier’s books on optimism. In this book, he starts with an observation — there is a sort of general doubt experienced with regard to the future — and proposes tools to help move forward constructively into the future.
The right questions to ask ourselves and the qualities to develop in order to be heard. Feeling like we are being heard contributes to our psychological equilibrium, as well as to our self-confidence. This book proposes a method for being heard properly. A reader-friendly book that offers practical advice and recognizes the true value of dialogue in human relations.
How can parents avoid abusing their position of authority, without becoming too chummy? When should adolescent expressions of anxiety and depression warrant serious concern? What is a "problem adolescent"? What should be done in response to the dangers of drugs and of AIDS? First published by Editions Universitaires in 1988, The Many Facets of Adolescence has rapidly became a classic. It has been completely revised for the present edition, in particular the epidemiological data and the sections concerning adolescent depression and the relations between adolescents and their family. Alain Braconnier is a psychiatrist and director of the Centre Alfred Binet in Paris; he also teaches at the University of Paris-V. Daniel Marcelli is a psychiatrist specialising in childhood and adolescence.