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When your adult child breaks your heart : coping with mental illness, substance abuse, and the problems that tear families apart
Title:
When your adult child breaks your heart : coping with mental illness, substance abuse, and the problems that tear families apart
ISBN:
9780762792979
Physical Description:
xii, 251 pages ; 23 cm
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.
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