Child Abuse: Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology

Child Abuse: Implications for Child Development and Psychopathology

by David A. Wolfe
     
 

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This Second Edition of Child Abuse is devoted to a topic of major social and clinical significance. In this book, the author describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. The book uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences

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This Second Edition of Child Abuse is devoted to a topic of major social and clinical significance. In this book, the author describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. The book uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences that affect abuse and can be used to ameliorate it.

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Describes the different types of abuse and discusses the influence they have on development, including emotional, cognitive, academic, and social consequences in childhood and adolescence. Uses theory and research to convey the importance of multiple contextual influences that affect abuse and what can be done to ameliorate it, emphasizing the relationship between child abuse and various forms of child and adult psychopathology, both from a clinical and a developmental perspective. This second edition encompasses the past decade of research. Wolfe is a professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803972278
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/29/1999
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #10
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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