Handbook Of Human Development For Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

Handbook Of Human Development For Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

by Kathleen M. Thies, John F. Travers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763736147

ISBN-13: 9780763736149

Pub. Date: 07/12/2005

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Handbook of Human Development provides health care professionals with a current, comprehensive, and practical overview of human development. The goal for each chapter is to offer a review of the literature on that particular subject, and goes on to analyze the current theory and research in a particular field, in light of the practical applications for readers.  See more details below

Overview

Handbook of Human Development provides health care professionals with a current, comprehensive, and practical overview of human development. The goal for each chapter is to offer a review of the literature on that particular subject, and goes on to analyze the current theory and research in a particular field, in light of the practical applications for readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763736149
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/12/2005
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
503
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Current views of life span development3
Ch. 2Gender development19
Ch. 3Culture and life span development33
Ch. 4Resilience53
Ch. 5Newborn behavior and development : implications for health care professionals79
Ch. 6Psychosocial development : attachment in young children95
Ch. 7Cognitive development113
Ch. 8Nutrition and the behavior of children : food for thought139
Ch. 9Motor development161
Ch. 10Psychosocial development : adolescence and sexuality191
Ch. 11Psychosocial development : challenges of adulthood219
Ch. 12Prenatal development : fetal alcohol spectrum disorders245
Ch. 13People with mental retardation and the developmental disabilities philosophy267
Ch. 14Young children with developmental disabilities and their families : needs, policies, and services287
Ch. 15Learning disabilities and attention deficits307
Ch. 16Adolescent anxiety : developmental context and cognitive perspectives339
Ch. 17The roots of violence and aggression355
Ch. 18Development of children with chronic illness381
Ch. 19Adherence to health care regimens411
Ch. 20EagleEyes : technologies for nonverbal persons429
Ch. 21Living with pain and infirmity449
Ch. 22Hope and health in the postmodern age477

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