Psychology and Mental Health Research and Reference Titles

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Developmental Psychology

  1. Asexuality and Sexual Normativity

    An Anthology

    Edited by Mark Carrigan, Kristina Gupta, Todd G. Morrison

    The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cyberbullying

    Development, Consequences, Risk and Protective Factors

    Edited by Ersilia Menesini, Christiane Spiel

    Series: Special Issues of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    From the beginning of 2000, with the increase and diffusion of modern technologies, a new form of bullying using electronic means has emerged. Literature has reached some consistent findings on the description of the problem. However, there is still a lack of knowledge about developmental processes...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Developmental Transitions across the Lifespan

    Selected works of Leo B. Hendry

    By Leo B Hendry

    Series: World Library of Psychologists

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood

    A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations

    By Marion Kloep, Leo Hendry, Rachel Taylor, Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    Traditionally the subject of adolescent development has been explored using a stage based approach, with the potential pitfalls and upsets of adolescence often focussed upon. In this book the authors draw on a wealth of research to examine the period of development from adolescence to adulthood...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Indigenous Adolescent Development

    Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

    By Les B. Whitbeck, Melissa Walls, Kelley Hartshorn

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Interaction, Communication and Development

    Psychological development as a social process

    By Charis Psaltis, Anna Zapiti

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti use both theoretical and empirical research to build on the perspectives of Piaget,...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Developmental Science of Adolescence

    History Through Autobiography

    Edited by Richard M. Lerner, Anne C. Petersen, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

    The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past,...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. The Role of Autism in Shaping Society

    By John Lawson

    The topic of Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASCs) has received much attention in recent years. This book expands on a new cognitive theory which argues that what we see in autism is an extreme form of a tendency that exists in all people, and furthermore, that this tendency is stronger in males. Given...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Understanding Cognitive Development

    Approaches from Mind and Brain

    Edited by Barbara Landau

    Series: Special Issues of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    The papers in this volume examine the state of the art in key areas of developmental cognitive neuroscience, focusing on theoretically driven research on cognition and its development. The past decade has seen an increasing number of empirical papers on the relationship between brain and cognitive...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Psychology Press