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- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00
The American Medical Association currently estimates at least one in every five adults suffered abuse as a child. While childhood abuse or trauma is certainly not a new issue, it has reached epidemic proportion. Yet most clinicians have not been sufficiently trained to appreciate or understand the devastating long-term impact of abuse on the total... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
What does a typical three-year-old think about and feel? What can you anticipate from your five-year-old about to begin school? What does it mean that your eight-year-old seems to lie regularly? Your Child takes you step-by-step through the developmental milestones of childhood, discussing specific questions and concerns and examining more troublesome... more...
Suicide by Security Blanket, and Other Stories from the Child Psychiatry Emergency Service: What Happens to Children with Acute Mental IllnessABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 41.00
? Provides a unique and unprecedented discussion of emergency psychiatric care for children in crisis ? Offers unique perspectives on specific aspects of emergency child psychiatry, including child development, emerging mental illness, family conflict, and systems of care ? Presents an actual story of a child in crisis within each chapter, supplying... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 46.00
Children, Adolescents, and Media Violence provides a comprehensive review and critique of the literature related to media violence in all its forms during childhood and adolescence. Special attention is paid to evaluating the role of the development processes in media violence research and to stressing the importance of methodology in understanding... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 83.00
Children's Play looks at the many facets of play and how it develops from infancy through late childhood. Authors W. George Scarlett, Sophie Naudeau, Dorothy Salonius-Pasternak, and Iris Ponte take a broad approach to examining how children play by including a wide variety of types of play, play settings, and play media. The book also discusses... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 108.00
This affordable paperback course textbook has been adapted from the landmark four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science (SAGE 2003). In 20 chapters, Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook brings together the latest in theory and application from applied developmental science and the positive psychology movement. This advanced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Indicators of child and youth well-being are indispensable tools for improving the lives of children. In this book, the nation?s leading development researchers review the recent progress made in the measurement, collection, dissemination, and use of indicators of child and youth well-being. In addition, they identify opportunities for future research... more...
- Karnac Books 2012; US$ 34.95
This book is about children in State care and its title - Waiting to be Found - is derived from an observation about such children by the child psychotherapist Hamish Canham. In one of his early papers Canham wrote that children's homes often reminded him of "station waiting rooms with children waiting to move on to their next placement and staff waiting... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 13.58
If you behaved in a very responsible and reliable manner when you were a child and if, now that you are an adult, you often feel childlike and vulnerable in stressful situations, you are in all likelihood an adult child. If you have a constant need to be better - to improve yourself, to be more interesting, more attractive, nicer - you are probably... more...