Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

Dr. Dave Walsh
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Dr. Dave's best selling book on the teenage brain is finally available as a full-length audiobook. Professionally narrated and produced, you can learn more about why teenagers act that way while you are on the go.

* Professionally narrated, 7 discs, 9 hours and 2 minutes

More on Why Do They Act That Way:

In this national bestseller, acclaimed, award-winning psychologist Dr. David Walsh explains exactly what’s going on in the adolescent brain. Dr. Walsh shows why moodiness, quickness to anger and to take risks and other familiar teen issues are so common—all are linked to physical changes and growth in the adolescent brain. Through real life stories and more, Dr. Walsh shows parents and anyone who cares about kids how to use this information to understand, communicate with, and stay connected to teens.

What people are saying about Why

“Walsh focuses on how adolescent brain development and chemistry lead to troubling behaviors. He shows parents how to respond constructively to traits like risk taking, sullenness, and refusal to follow rules. An engaging narrative style and insight into adolescents’ minds make Walsh’s book enjoyable as well as informative.”

- Library Journal

“Dave Walsh’s weaving together of current understanding of the teenage brain with years of clinical experience with teens has produced a thoughtful, practical, and down-to-earth guide that enables parents to understand and deal well with their teenagers. If you are struggling with your adolescent, or even anticipating your child’s entrance into those crazy years, this book will show you how to help both you and your teen have the healthiest, sanest passage.”

- Gail Saltz, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Today Show Mental Health Contributor, and author of Becoming Real

“Parents will find the book immensely informative, reassuring, and useful. I highlyrecommend it!”

- Edward Hallowell, M.D. author of Driven to Distraction and The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness