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New and Published Books

  1. Biology and Knowledge Revisited

    From Neurogenesis to Psychogenesis

    Edited by Sue Taylor Parker, Jonas Langer, Constance Milbrath

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Based on the Annual Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, Biology and Knowledge Revisited focuses on the classic issue of the relationship between nature and nurture in cognitive and linguistic development, and their neurological substrates. Contributors trace the history of ideas concerning the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Action As An Organizer of Learning and Development

    Volume 33 in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology Series

    Edited by John J. Rieser, Jeffrey J. Lockman, Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    This is the 33rd volume in the Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology held in October 2002. The symposium was held to honor the scientific and mentoring contributions of Anne Danielson Pick and Herbert L. Pick, Jr.--two longtime and beloved professors of the Institute of Child Development. It...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. The Effects of Early Adversity on Neurobehavioral Development

    Edited by Charles A. Nelson

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    There has been a burgeoning of interest in the relation between biological development--particularly brain development--and behavioral development. This shift in focus does a better job of reflecting the whole child and all of development. Not surprisingly, many of the individuals who are concerned...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Developmental Pathways Through Middle Childhood

    Rethinking Contexts and Diversity as Resources

    Edited by Catherine R. Cooper, Cynthia T. Garc¡a Coll, W. Todd Bartko, Helen M. Davis, Celina Chatman

    When can contexts and diversity be resources, rather than risks, for children's developmental pathways? Scholars, policy makers, and practitioners increasingly realize that middle childhood matters as a time when children's pathways diverge, as they meet new and overlapping contexts they must...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Is There Life Without Mother?

    Psychoanalysis, Biography, Creativity

    By Leonard Shengold

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Antisocial Behavior and Mental Health Problems

    Explanatory Factors in Childhood and Adolescence

    By Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Welmoet B. Van Kammen

    Epidemiological surveys have provided key information about the prevalence and degree of seriousness at different ages of a wide array of problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance use, early sexual involvement, and mental health disorders. Knowledge of the extent of these problems and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 28

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Lois T. Flaherty

    The ASAP's longstanding advocacy of troubled adolescents gains expression in Volume 28 of Adolescent Psychiatry, which focuses on the juvenile justice system and other dimensions of adolescents and the law. A special section on the forensic and legal aspects of adolescent psychiatry traverses the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Adolescence

    Psychotherapy and the Emergent Self

    By Mark McConville

    Many therapists can attest to the fact that adolescents can be difficult and frustating clients-problems are seldom well defined, clearly delineated symptoms are more exception than the rule, and troubling situations often involve the entire family. Gestalt therapist Mark...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Gestalt Press

  9. Changing Families, Changing Responsibilities

    Family Obligations Following Divorce and Remarriage

    By Marilyn Coleman, Lawrence Ganong

    This book explores the topic of family obligations following changes in family structure caused by divorce and remarriage. Family obligations are commonly defined as the rights and duties that accompany family roles. They have been described as the "glue" that connects generations, as well as the "...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Relationships as Developmental Contexts

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 30

    Edited by W. Andrew Collins, Brett Laursen

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The volume's topic was chosen in part because of the rapidly growing salience of dyadic research perspectives in developmental psychology, but also in social psychology and in fields such as communication and family studies. It provides the most complete representation now available on current...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press