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  • The Marshmallow Testby Walter Mischel

    Little, Brown and Company 2014; US$ 13.49

    Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it. A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now, or wait and enjoy two later. What will she do? And what are the implications for her behavior later in life? The world's leading expert... more...

  • No-Drama Disciplineby Daniel J. Siegel; Tina Payne Bryson

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00

    The pioneering experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child ?Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the New York Times bestselling author of Brainstorm ?now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a child?s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, ... more...

  • The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Developmentby Karen Gilmore; Pamela Meersand

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development presents a modern, psychoanalytically-informed summary of how the mind develops from infancy through young adulthood. It is a comprehensive work that integrates analytic theories with a contemporary systems model of development, and also draws on scholarly research from neighboring fields. Key models... more...

  • Child Development and Behavioral Pediatricsby Marc H. Bornstein; Janice L. Genevro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Being sick is a normal part of childhood, and being seriously ill is the unfortunate lot of many children. Every child in the United States has some contact with the healthcare system at some time, and it is estimated that one of every two children or adolescents is hospitalized as a result of illness or injury. Being injured, undergoing routine medical... more...

  • Children and Separationby Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor insemination, single parenthood by choice and child... more...

  • Relatedness in Assisted Reproductionby Tabitha Freeman; Susanna Graham; Fatemeh Ebtehaj; Martin Richards

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    This multidisciplinary book addresses the nature and meaning of relationships and identity in assisted conception families. more...

  • From Broken Attachments to Earned Securityby Andrew Odgers

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 18.95

    The 2011 John Bowlby Memorial Conference, 'From Broken Attachments to Earned Security - The Role of Empathy in Therapeutic Change', focussed on what needs to take place to facilitate empathy and attunement and ultimately the achievement of earned security. The challenge we posed was how to re-establish a secure sense of self, mutuality, and the capacity... more...

  • Being Present for Your Nursery Age Childby Jeanne Magagna; Patrizia Pasquini

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 41.95

    This book represents an innovative project in which parents, teachers and other professionals work collaboratively to observe children, understand them at a deep emotional level through their play and interaction with others, and facilitate their relationships with themselves as individuals and with others. The work described has been particularly... more...

  • Developing Mental Toughness in Young Peopleby Peter Clough; Doug Strycharczyk

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 26.95

    The goal of this book is to describe the concept of 'Mental Toughness' in such a way that the reader understands the concept and understands how it relates to the development of young people of all ages, whether they are in education or engage in extra-curricular activity. Such understanding is particularly important in the context of change and the... more...

  • The Buddha and the Babyby Maria Pozzi Monzo

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    These dialogues with child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists and child psychiatrists focus on their personal as well as professional experiences. All the contributors have a long-standing practice of Buddhism or other forms of meditation. The relevance of this to their clinical work with infants, children, adolescents, families and adults is described.... more...