Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Welcome to the Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks 2014 Online Catalog!

This catalog showcases textbooks in Developmental Psychology and Family Studies published by Psychology Press, Routledge, and Guilford Press.

Many of our textbooks are available as complimentary exam copies or as e-inspection copies to instructors wishing to consider them as course texts. Simply hit the 'Complimentary Exam Copy' or 'e-Inspection Copy' button on the book's product page to go straight to the online exam copy request form.

To see more books in Developmental Psychology and Family Studies, including books for professionals, researchers and libraries, visit our Developmental Psychology Arena.

You can find more details of these titles and many more at www.psypress.com, where you can also see our latest news and sign up to our mailing list.

A few of our publishing highlights can be seen below. For a full list of titles, simply click on the subject area you are interested in on the left hand side of your screen.

We always welcome your comments and feedback on our publishing program, so please do get in touch – we look forward to hearing from you.

The Psychology Press Marketing Team

marketing.psychology@psypress.co.uk

Guilford Press publishes professional, academic, and trade titles in mental health, education, geography, and the social and behavioral sciences. Guilford Press is distributed in the UK and Europe by Taylor & Francis. To order in other countries, visit www.guilford.com.


  1. Attitudes and Attitude Change

    2nd Edition

    By Tobias Vogel, Michaela Wanke, Gerd Bohner

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    This new edition of Attitudes and Attitude Change provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to basic issues in the psychological study of attitudes. Drawing on the latest research it provides coverage of all the key issues in this area, including attitude formation and change, the...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Personality Assessment

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert P. Archer, Steven R. Smith

    The first edition of Personality Assessment provided an overview of the most popular self-report and performance-based personality assessment instruments. The chapter authors were key members in creating or developing the research base for the eight test instruments covered in the book. The text...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Moral Development

    Theory and Applications

    By Elizabeth C. Vozzola

    This class-tested text provides a comprehensive overview of the classical and current theories of moral development and applications of these theories in various counseling and educational settings. Lively and accessible, this text engages students through numerous examples and boxes that highlight...

    Published February 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years: Practical Developmental Examination is a step-by-step ‘how to’ guide to the developmental examination of pre-school children. This book has been developed alongside the original From Birth to Five Years as a companion volume that expands on the normative developmental...

    Published January 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mary Sheridan's From Birth to Five Years: Children's Developmental Progress

    4th Edition

    By Ajay Sharma, Helen Cockerill

    From Birth to Five Years, based on the pioneering work of Mary Sheridan, is widely regarded as the go-to reference for health, education and social care professionals, or anyone concerned with the developmental progress of pre-school children. In this new fourth edition, the text has been developed...

    Published January 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Family Policy Matters

    How Policymaking Affects Families and What Professionals Can Do, 3rd Edition

    By Karen Bogenschneider

    This best-selling text integrates the latest research and cutting-edge practice to make an evidence-based case for family policy. It uses examples from around the globe to explain how families support society and how policies support families. The book also moves beyond analysis to action with...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Family Communication

    2nd Edition

    By Chris Segrin, Jeanne Flora

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Family Communication carefully examines state-of-the-art research and theories of family communication and family relationships. In addition to presenting cutting-edge research, it focuses on classic theories and research findings that have influenced and revolutionized the way scholars...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Child Abuse and Neglect

    Second Edition

    By Monica L. McCoy, Stefanie M. Keen

    Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many professionals. This book will appeal to those who one day find themselves in the role of a...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Child Abuse and Neglect

    Second Edition

    By Monica L. McCoy, Stefanie M. Keen

    Child abuse and neglect are examined in this new edition -- the latest research, what it entails, and how to recognize and report it. Federal law mandates the reporting of suspected child maltreatment by many professionals. This book will appeal to those who one day find themselves in the role of a...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Development in Infancy

    A Contemporary Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Marc H. Bornstein, Martha E. Arterberry, Michael E. Lamb

    This topically-organized text provides a comprehensive overview of infant development with a strong theoretical and research base. Readers gain a clear understanding of infant development and issues that will be the focus of significant advances in infancy studies in the future. The new fifth...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  11. Life-Span Maintenance of Knowledge

    By Harry P. Bahrick, Lynda K. Hall, Melinda K. Baker

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    This volume describes how well we maintain the knowledge we acquire throughout life. Research traditionally focuses on memory for events that are retained over short time periods that can be accommodated in experiments. This book, by contrast, uniquely describes the evolution of methods suitable...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Psychology Press

  12. Changing Emotions

    Edited by Dirk Hermans, Bernard Rimé, Batja Mesquita

    The question ‘how far can emotions be changed?’ lies at the heart of innumerable psychological interventions. Although often viewed as static, changes in the intensity, quality, and complexity of emotion can occur from moment to moment, and also over longer periods of time, often as a result of...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  13. Fundamentals of Developmental Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Mitchell, Fenja Ziegler

    This new edition of the highly successful Fundamentals of Development: The Psychology of Childhood has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the exciting new findings in the thriving area of developmental psychology. The book addresses a number of fascinating questions including: Are...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Psychology Press

  14. Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge