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- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 34.95
In this major new book, eminent scientist Professor Sir Michael Rutter gets behind the hype of the behavioral genetics debate to provide a balanced and authoritative overview of the genetic revolution and its implications for understanding human behavior. Written by one of the world's leading figures in child psychology and psychiatry, Professor... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 114.95
Much research has attempted to show direct linear relations between genes and disorder. However, scientists have been discouraged by inconsistent findings based on this simple gene-phenotype approach. The alternative approach is to incorporate information about the environment. A gene-environment interaction approach assumes that environmental pathogens... more...
- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 52.00
Bringing together foremost experts, this book reviews groundbreaking gene?environment research and explores implications for clinical practice, prevention, and public policy. Presented is cutting-edge work on the interplay of genetic factors and childhood experiences in the development of mental disorders such as depression, conduct disorder, and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00
Using both comparative evidence and case studies, this volume illustrates the common needs of youth throughout the world, despite the highly varied socio-cultural circumstances in which they develop, and makes a case for the role of youth as creative social assets and positive forces for social change. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00
This book is concerned with the question of how families matter in young people's development - a question of obvious interest and importance which has serious policy implication. A series of key current topics concerning families are examined by the top international scholars in the field. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00
Why are females rarely antisocial and males antisocial so often? This is one of the key questions addressed in a fresh approach to sex differences in the causes, course and consequences of antisocial behaviour. This book will be an invaluable resource for all those interested in antisocial behaviour. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
Socialization tends to be viewed within the confines of a particular geographical or cultural situation. The multi-national list of contributors brings an international perspective to the problem of socialization to work and to adult life, while at the same time emphasizing the common issues that face youth around the world. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 135.00
Rutter’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has become an established and accepted textbook of child psychiatry. Now completely revised and updated, the fifth edition provides a coherent appraisal of the current state of the field to help trainee and practising clinicians in their daily work. It is distinctive in being both interdisciplinary and... more...