Living with a wilful, aggressive and seemingly incorrigible adolescent behaviour is a nightmare many heartbroken and confused parents face. This book shows parents how to combat an arsenal that ranges from blatant verbal challenges to actual physical violence withour resorting to harsh disciplinary measures, expensive counselling, or hospital-based programmes. The book provides a programme for regaining and maintaining control over preeteens and teens who cause chaos and catastrophe at home, in school and in the community. Using simple vignettes, he describes potentially explosive situations, points out the errors parents commonly make and provides specific solutions. Checklists are provided to help parents chart their progress.