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Developmental psychology

  • Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionalsby Avidan Milevsky

    Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 75.00

    Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment. Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with this population require an in-depth understanding of the many forces affecting them. This is a practical, thorough, yet concise survey of adolescent... more...

  • Our Children and Other Animalsby Matthew Cole; Kate Stewart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Focusing on the socialization of the human use of other animals as resources in contemporary Western society, this book explores the cultural reproduction of human-nonhuman animal relations in childhood. With close attention to the dominant practices through which children encounter animals and mainstream representations of animals in children's... more...

  • Inklusion im Förderschwerpunkt emotionale und soziale Entwicklungby Roland Stein; Thomas Müller

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 27.86

    Der Umgang mit Verhaltensstörungen bildet einen der Brennpunkte der Schulentwicklung in den nächsten Jahren und eine Nagelprobe der Inklusion. Verhaltensstörungen sind nicht nur verbreitet und vielfältig; sie stellen die Lehrkräfte auch vor erhebliche Probleme. Das Buch zeichnet zunächst ein exaktes Bild der gegenwärtigen schulischen Situation in diesem... more...

  • Cognitive and Affective Growth (PLE: Emotion)by Shapiro Edna; Evelyn Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1981, this title is a collection of chapters based on papers presented at a conference called to explore what the editors called a developmental?interaction point of view ? an approach to developmental psychology and education that stresses these interactive and reciprocal relations. The contributors, although from diverse... more...

  • Made for Life (PLE: Emotion)by Johanna Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    Originally published in 1980, this title considers the relationship between feeling able to cope and being able to learn ? that is, the interdependence of affect and cognition in children under five. It argues that in order to make full use of his cognitive capacities the child must first develop the belief that he is able to cope and be effective.... more...

  • Do Not Go Quietlyby George Cappannelli; Sedena Cappannelli

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 14.95

    Winner of9 national book awards, Do Not Go Quietly is an inspiring call to action and guide to a life of grater meaning, consciousness, and passion for those ""who weren't born yesterday""—GenXers, Boomers, and Elders. It aslo speaks honestly and eloquently to those under 40 who want to better naviage the path ahead and... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychologyby Nancy A. Pachana; Ken Laidlaw

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 194.99

    Throughout the world, the population of older adults continues to grow. The rise in geriatric populations has seen an increase in research on clinical diagnostic, assessment, and treatment issues aimed at this population. Clinical geropsychologists have increased their interest both in providing mental health services as well as developing approaches... more...

  • Will My Kid Grow Out of It?by Bonny J. Forrest

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 15.99

    A parental road map to navigate a child?s mental health   Helping parents determine whether their child?s behavior is typical for the age or, possibly, a sign of something more serious they should look into, Will My Kid Grow Out of It? uses lay terms and concrete examples to aid adults in establishing if their child may have a commonly diagnosed... more...

  • The Promiseby Leonard Shengold

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 22.95

    Our sense of identity begins (our psychological birth sometime in the first year of life) with the feeling that we are the centre of the universe, protected by godlike benevolent parents who will enable us to live happily ever after.This is the "Promise" that is never given up, lurking in the unconscious part of our minds. We must learn, reluctantly,... more...

  • A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychologyby Margaret Harris; Gert Westermann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    This major new undergraduate textbook provides students with everything they need when studying developmental psychology. Guiding students through the key topics, the book provides both an overview of traditional research and theory as well as an insight into the latest research findings and techniques. Taking a chronological approach, the key... more...