Emotions, Aggression, and Morality in Children: Bridging Development and Psychopathology

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This book presents empirical findings linking emotion regulation to individual and relationship functioning across the life span while providing implications for clinical intervention, public policy, and future research. The contributors-who are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in social, developmental, and clinical disciplines-offer diverse perspectives on the role of emotion regulation processes in dysfunction and health.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781433807640
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 4/15/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 270
  • Sales rank: 1,182,585
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Introduction: An Integrative Approach to Emotions, Aggression, and Morality William F. Arsenio Elizabeth A. Lemerise 3

I Theoretical Foundations 11

Chapter 1 Emotion in Early Conscience Ross A. Thompson Emily K. Newton 13

Chapter 2 Taking Emotions Seriously: The Role of Emotions in Moral Development Elliot Turiel Melanie Killen 33

Chapter 3 Rage, Revenge, and Precious Pride: Emotions in Information Processing by Children With Aggressive Behavior Problems Bram Orobio de Castro 53

Chapter 4 Integrating Emotion Attributions, Morality, and Aggression: Research and Theoretical Foundations William F. Arsenio 75

II From Neuroscience to Culture: Factors Influencing Aggression and Morality 95

Chapter 5 Empathy, Moral Development, and Aggression: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective R. J. R. Blair 97

Chapter 6 Empathy-Related Responding and Moral Development Nancy Eisenberg Natalie D. Eggum Alison Edwards 115

Chapter 7 Callous-Unemotional Traits and Aggression in Youth Monica A. Marsee Paul J. Frick 137

Chapter 8 Emotions and Social Information Processing: Implications for Understanding Aggressive (and Nonaggressive) Children Elizabeth A. Lemerise Jennifer Maulden 157

Chapter 9 The Development of Moral Emotions in a Cultural Context Tina Malti Monika Keller 177

III Assessment, Interventions, and Clinical Perspectives 199

Chapter 10 The Role of Anger in Children's Reactive Versus Proactive Aggression: Review of Findings, Issues of Measurement, and Implications for Intervention Julie A. Hubbard Michael T. Morrow Lydia J. Romano Meghan D. McAuliffe 201

Chapter 11 The Etiology of Youth Violence: A Cognitive-Emotional Model Jason Gold Michael Lewis 219

Chapter 12 The Coping Power Program for Anger and Aggression in Children: Targeting Arousal and Cognition Nicole P. Powell John E. Lochman Caroline L. Boxmeyer Tammy D. Barry Laura Young 239

Index 259

About the Editors 269

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