Professor of Psychology
George Holden, Ph.D., is a noted expert on parenting, discipline and family violence. He can discuss social development as it relates to parent-child relationships; the nature and consequences of parents spanking and yelling at children; causes and consequences of family violence; child-rearing and parenting; and child maltreatment.
Besides many scientific articles and chapters, Holden is author of the new book Parenting: A Dynamic Perspective (Sage, 2010). A fellow of the American Psychological Society, he is past president of the Society for the Research in Human Development.
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