Handbook Of Human Development For Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763736149
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 7/12/2005
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 503
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Current views of life span development 3
Ch. 2 Gender development 19
Ch. 3 Culture and life span development 33
Ch. 4 Resilience 53
Ch. 5 Newborn behavior and development : implications for health care professionals 79
Ch. 6 Psychosocial development : attachment in young children 95
Ch. 7 Cognitive development 113
Ch. 8 Nutrition and the behavior of children : food for thought 139
Ch. 9 Motor development 161
Ch. 10 Psychosocial development : adolescence and sexuality 191
Ch. 11 Psychosocial development : challenges of adulthood 219
Ch. 12 Prenatal development : fetal alcohol spectrum disorders 245
Ch. 13 People with mental retardation and the developmental disabilities philosophy 267
Ch. 14 Young children with developmental disabilities and their families : needs, policies, and services 287
Ch. 15 Learning disabilities and attention deficits 307
Ch. 16 Adolescent anxiety : developmental context and cognitive perspectives 339
Ch. 17 The roots of violence and aggression 355
Ch. 18 Development of children with chronic illness 381
Ch. 19 Adherence to health care regimens 411
Ch. 20 EagleEyes : technologies for nonverbal persons 429
Ch. 21 Living with pain and infirmity 449
Ch. 22 Hope and health in the postmodern age 477
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