High Risk: Children Without A Conscience
ISBN 10: 0553346679
ISBN 13: 978-0553346671
IS YOUR CHILD AT HIGH RISK?
Who are these children without a conscience? They are children who cannot trust, children who cannot love, children who will not be loved. They grow up to be charmers, con artists, amoral entrepreneurs, thieves, drug users, pathological liars, and worst of all: psychopathic killers . . . and they are often the product of even the best-intentioned families.
For every parent of a “difficult” child, working parents, single parents, and adoptive parents, here is a book that addresses one of our society’s greatest problems. High Risk offers sobering case histories an invaluable suggestions for raising healthy children and protecting ourselves from the “trust bandits” who would steal our love, our money—our very lives. In High Risk you will learn how to:
• Recognize character-disturbed children and adults
• Prevent the development of antisocial behavior
• Choose healthy child-care and school environments
• Find the best professional help if your child is at risk
• Minimize the trauma of adoption and foster care
• Protect yourself from exploitative relationships in both your business and personal life
• And much more.
Foreword by Congresswoman Patricia Schroeder
About the Author
Dr. Ken Magid is chief of psychological services at Golden Medical Clinic in Golden, Colorado, and also the codirector of the Behavioral Science Department for Family Practice Physicians at the Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. His work has been featured on NBC’s Today show and Hour Magazine, as well as in the New York Daily News, Woman’s Day magazine, and many other publications.
Carole A. McKelvey is a journalist who has won numerous awards for her writing and editing. Her work has appeared in a variety of publications nationally and on Hour Magazine.