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  • Lighter as We Goby Mindy Greenstein; Jimmie Holland

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    The fears of aging have been one long cascading domino effect through the years: twenty year-olds dread thirty; forty year-olds fear fifty; sixty fears seventy, and so it goes. And there is something to worry about, though it isn't what you'd expect: research shows that having a bad attitude toward aging when we're young is associated with... more...

  • Latinos in an Aging Worldby Ronald J. Angel; Jacqueline L. Angel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book fosters a deeper understanding of the growing Latino elderly population and the implications on society. It examines post-WWII demographic and social changes and summarizes research from sociology, psychology, economics, and public health to shed light on the economic, physical, and mental well-being of older Latinos. The political and cultural... more...

  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adultsby Carla Martins

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The first research-based book on the efficacy of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for older adults, presenting academics, students and professionals with robust new evidence to support MBSR's positive impact on older people's wellbeing and valuable guidance on how to tailor MBSR programmes to meet the particular needs of this group. more...

  • Reading and Expressive Writing with Traumatised Children, Young Refugees and Asylum Seekersby Marion Baraitser; Sheila Melzak

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 32.95

    Drawing on the author's work with young asylum seekers and refugees, this book explores how literature can be used to help children and young people who have been victims of violence overcome their experiences and regain self-worth. It covers all aspects of implementing the therapy, including the theory behind it and practical advice. more...

  • The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Developmentby Marianna S. Klebanov; Adam D. Travis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This thorough and multidisciplinary overview of childrearing illustrates and stands on two foundational principles: that the importance of parenting is immense, and that it is undervalued. The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development surprises readers with the realization that the way we were parented in childhood impacts nearly every aspect... more...

  • The Newborn in the Intensive Care Unitby Romana Negri

    Harris Meltzer Trust 2014; US$ 35.95

    This book is all about the emotional experience of the baby who has not had enough of one type of life to be able to transfer its emotional allegiances to the new one. The approach to this problem, as it is illustrated here, involves a philosophy that goes far beyond the humane attitude of alleviating suffering which operates in hospital medicine. more...

  • The Search for the Secure Baseby Jeremy Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    In recent decades, attachment theory has gained widespread interest and acceptance, although the relevance of attachment theory to clinical practice has never been clear. The Search for the Secure Base shows how attachment theory can be used therapeutically. Jeremy Holmes introduces an exciting new attachment paradigm in psychotherapy with adults,... more...

  • Born Readingby Betsy Bird; Jason Boog

    Touchstone 2014; US$ 15.99

    A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children?s book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five. Every parent wants to give his or her child a competitive advantage. In Born... more...

  • Child Psychopathology, Third Editionby Eric J. Mash; Russell A. Barkley

    Guilford Publications 2014; US$ 95.00

    This highly respected reference and text on developmental psychopathology brings together leading authorities on the psychological, biological, and social-contextual determinants of child and adolescent problems. The comprehensive introductory chapter provides a state-of-the-art developmental-systems framework for understanding behavioral and emotional... more...

  • Evaluating Systems of Careby E. Wayne Holden; Ana Maria Brannan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    This issue consists of five articles profiling different aspects of the national evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. Over the last eight years, this program provided grants to develop community-based systems of care for children with serious emotional disturbance and their families.... more...