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  1. Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

    NEW    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical reconstruction of the cross-cultural roots of minority child development, but a new cultural-historical approach to developmental psychology as well.

  2. Out Now - New Editions of Two Bestsellers on Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

    The new editions of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: Distinctive Features and Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques, have been updated throughout to take account of new changes in the field. These accessible and highly practicle guides will be invaluable to psychotherapists and counsellors in training and practice, ensuring comprehensive understanding of the REBT approach.    

  3. Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

    Just Published    Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time. The latest theoretical, methodological, and technological advances are reviewed. The book explores the historical and theoretical background and challenges of IIV research along with its role and function in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. 

  4. Trauma-Attachment Tangle

    NEW     Trauma-Attachment Tangle offers informative and inspiring clinical stories of children who have complex trauma and attachment issues from experiences such as adoption, hospitalization, or death of a parent. Some of these children display puzzling or extreme symptoms like prolonged tantrums, self-hatred, attacking their parents or being fearful of common things like lights, solid foods or clothing.
     

  5. The Assessment of Psychosis

    Just Published   "This is truly a unique and outstanding book that covers sub-topics and microscopic details about primary and secondary psychoses across the life cycle, that are not found in previous books about the subject. It is generously referenced and contains an unprecedented compilation and description of 120 rating scales relevant to assessing every aspect of psychosis before and after treatment. I highly recommend it to all psychiatrists and mental health professionals as a must-have reference text." --Henry A. Nasrallah, MD, The Sydney W. Souers Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

  6. Handbook of Item Response Theory Modeling

    NEW      Item response theory (IRT) has moved beyond the confines of educational measurement into assessment domains such as personality, psychopathology, and patient-reported outcomes. Classic and emerging IRT methods and applications that are revolutionizing psychological measurement, particularly for health assessments used to demonstrate treatment effectiveness, are reviewed in this new volume.

  7. Mind and Media

    NEW   Patricia M. Greenfieldwas one of the first psychologists to present new research on how various media can be used to promote social growth and thinking skills. In this now classic, she argues that each medium can make a contribution to development, that each has strengths and weaknesses, and that the ideal childhood environment includes a multimedia approach to learning.
     

  8. Mexican American Children and Families

    NEW    Offering new insight on Mexican American culture and families, this book provides an interdisciplinary examination of this growing population. Contributors from psychology, education, health, and social science review recent quantitative and qualitative literature on Mexican Americans.

  9. Social Communication Development and Disorders

    NEW  This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions. 

  10. Unusual Productions in Phonology

    NEW    The universalist view that acquisition of phonology is guided by universal principles has been the dominant position for decades. More recently, an alternative view has brought into focus the relationship between developmental markedness and language-specific input frequencies. With entirely original chapters on non-ambient-like productions by typically and atypically developing children, and second language learners, Unusual Productions in Phonology delves deeply into these competing explanations to show that patterns observed do not uniquely lend themselves to one or the other explanations.

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