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  1. 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

  2. Social Communication

    Edited by Klaus Fiedler

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume is devoted to the fascinating topic of social communication - fascinating because communication is ubiquitous, in that one cannot not communicate. And yet, the art of effective communication can be extremely demanding and elusive, because a tricky trade-off problem has to be solved. For...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Relational Communication

    An Interactional Perspective To the Study of Process and Form

    Edited by L. Edna Rogers, Valent¡n Escudero

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    Relational Communication: An Interactional Perspective to the Study of Process and Form brings together in one volume a full treatment of the relational communication perspective on the study of relationships. This perspective takes to heart the formative nature of communication by focusing on the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Cultural Processes in Child Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Self and Social Relationships

    Edited by Joanne V. Wood, Abraham Tesser, John G. Holmes

    Although the two major research areas of the "Self" and "Social Relationships" have flourished, they have done so largely independently of each other. More and more research, however, has indicated that relationships shape the nature of the self and identity, and that self-views influence...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Criminal Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By Elaine Cassel, Douglas A. Bernstein

    Criminal Behavior explores crime as a developmental process from birth through early adulthood. It further examines the role that legal, political, and criminal justice systems play in the development of criminal behavior. Criminal Behavior: takes into account biological, genetic, developmental,...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Toward A Psychology of Persons

    Edited by William E. Smythe

    This closely integrated collection of essays constitutes a wide-ranging and comprehensive attempt to understand persons within psychology--a long-lost enterprise. The volume was inspired by the observation that contemporary psychology has become increasingly depersonalized in its conceptions and...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Dennis L. Molfese, Robert R. McCrae

    This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press