Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 4

Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 4

by F. Philip Rice
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130185655

ISBN-13: 9780130185655

Pub. Date: 07/06/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This practical and interesting read contains many anecdotes, real-life examples, and special features drawn from the author's extensive experience as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. It reflects the fascinating story of our development—and the development of others around us—to encourage readers to examine their lives and the lives of others. Chapter…  See more details below

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This practical and interesting read contains many anecdotes, real-life examples, and special features drawn from the author's extensive experience as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. It reflects the fascinating story of our development—and the development of others around us—to encourage readers to examine their lives and the lives of others. Chapter topics include the beginnings of human life; heredity, environmental influences, and prenatal development; cultural influences and individual differences on human development; child development; adolescent development; adult development; parenting issues, and death, dying, and bereavement. For anyone trying to understand how we have become the individuals we are today, and curious about how our development will change throughout our lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130185655
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/06/2000
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
677
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.14(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

I. THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFE SPAN.

1. A Life-Span Developmental Perspective.
2. Theories of Development.

II. THE BEGINNINGS OF HUMAN LIFE.

3. Heredity, Environmental Influences, and Prenatal Development.
4. Childbirth and the Neonate.

III. CHILD DEVELOPMENT.

5. Perspectives on Child Development.
6. Physical Development.
7. Cognitive Development.
8. Emotional Development.
9. Social Development.

IV. ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT.

10. Perspectives on Adolescent Development.
11. Physical Development.
12. Cognitive Development.
13. Emotional Development.
14. Social Development.

V. ADULT DEVELOPMENT.

15. Perspectives on Adult Development.
16. Physical Development.
17. Cognitive Development.
18. Emotional Development.
19. Social Development.
20. Death, Dying, and Bereavement.
Glossary.
References.
Name Index.
Subject Index.

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