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  1. Human Development from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood

    Findings from a 20 Year Longitudinal Study

    Edited by Wolfgang Schneider, Merry Bullock

    Data generated from longitudinal studies allow researchers to better understand how context and experience interact with stable characteristics of the developing person over time. This book summarizes a landmark longitudinal study of 200 children, from the ages of 3 to 23. The Munich Longitudinal...

    Published November 21st 2008 by Psychology Press

  2. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 2nd 2008 by CRC Press

  3. Immigrant Youth in European Countries

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Dagmar Strohmeier, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Today, many children and adolescents living in Europe have an immigrant background. For the first time, studies investigating youth belonging to several immigrant groups were collected to form a special issue on their situation. The papers presented here offer a comprehensive introduction ...

    Published July 16th 2008 by Psychology Press

  4. Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment

    A Special Issue of Cognition and Emotion

    Edited by Andy P. Field, Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Shirley Reynolds, Cathy Creswell

    Series: Special Issues of Cognition and Emotion

    Despite the negative impact of anxiety in children, theories and research have lagged behind their adult counterparts. This special issue arose from an Economic and Social Research Council funded seminar series (Child Anxiety Theory and Treatment, CATTS). It highlights four themes in theories and...

    Published May 2nd 2008 by Psychology Press

  5. The Education-Drug Use Connection

    How Successes and Failures in School Relate to Adolescent Smoking, Drinking, Drug Use, and Delinquency

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Lloyd D. Johnston, Peter Freedman-Doan, Emily E. Messersmith

    Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences,...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Psychology Press

  6. Key Indicators of Child and Youth Well-Being

    Completing the Picture

    Edited by Brett V. Brown

    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....

    Published August 16th 2007 by Psychology Press

  7. Children and Separation

    Socio-Genealogical Connectedness Perspective

    By Kwame Owusu-Bempah

    Childhood separation and loss have become virtually a way of life for a large number of children throughout the world. Children separated from their genetic parent(s) and consequently their genealogical, social and cultural roots due to processes such as adoption, parental divorce/separation, donor...

    Published June 28th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Fundamentals of Development

    The Psychology of Childhood

    By Peter Mitchell, Fenja Ziegler

    Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood outlines the main areas of developmental psychology, following a thematic approach and offering a broad overview of contemporary interest in the subject. Straightforward language and ample illustrations introduce the reader to the key areas...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Psychology Press

  9. B. Child Development

    By Various

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Theories of Human Development

    By Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman

    Intended for courses on theories of human development, this new text presents nine theories grouped into three major families - those that emphasize biological systems; those that emphasize environmental factors; and those that emphasize a dynamic interaction between biological and environmental...

    Published March 5th 2007 by Psychology Press