Applied Developmental Psychology / Edition 1

Applied Developmental Psychology / Edition 1

by Celia B. Fisher
     
 

This is the first textbook in the expanding field of Applied Developmental Psychology. Most instructors use original primary sources because no text is available. The editors of this volume,Celia Fisher and Richard Lerner,are two world renowned scholars in this field who have utilized their expertise in this area to develop the book. The text features six sections… See more details below

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This is the first textbook in the expanding field of Applied Developmental Psychology. Most instructors use original primary sources because no text is available. The editors of this volume,Celia Fisher and Richard Lerner,are two world renowned scholars in this field who have utilized their expertise in this area to develop the book. The text features six sections which are organized chronologically (to reflect its emphasis on lifespan development) and an introductory and concluding chapter by Fisher and Lerner which serve as a guide for students and teachers. This edited volume presents an impressive collection of work by the leading researchers in this field on applied topics in lifespan development such as infant care practices,children's memory development within the context of sexual abuse,correlates of adolescent pregnancy and parenthood,and design and evaluation of interventions in nursing homes. The text is targeted at upper-level undergraduates and first year graduate students.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070211728
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Series:
[McGraw-Hill Series in Developmental Psychology]
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

SECTION I: AN INTRODUCTION TO APPLIED DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
CHAPTER 1: Foundations of Applied Developmental Psychology
SECTION II: CONTEXTUAL INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 2: Infant Care Practices and the Application of Knowledge
CHAPTER 3: Memory Development Within the Context of Child Sexual Abuse
CHAPTER 4: Adolescent Identity Development: Contextual Perspectives
CHAPTER 5: Cognitive Skills Within the Context of Adult Development and Old Age
SECTION III: DEVELOPMENTAL CORRELATES OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
CHAPTER 6: The Effects of Mild Illness in Infancy on Later Development: The Sample Case of the Effects of Ititis Media
CHAPTER 7: Developmental Correlates of Maternal Employment Influences on Children
CHAPTER 8: Correlates of Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenthood
CHAPTER 9: Family Caregiving and the Older Family
SECTION IV: DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT
CHAPTER 10: Infant Assessment
CHAPTER 11: Assessment of Child Psychopathology
(and more...)

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