The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals / Edition 3

The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals / Edition 3

by Patricia C. Broderick, Pamela Blewitt
     
 

The first developmental textbook written specifically for helping professionals and graduate-level students, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, Third Edition, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development and how it applies to the fields of counseling, social work and psychology. Using counseling applications,

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The first developmental textbook written specifically for helping professionals and graduate-level students, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, Third Edition, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development and how it applies to the fields of counseling, social work and psychology. Using counseling applications, case studies, special topics boxes, and journal questions, the text introduces developmental theories and research within the context of clinical practice.

Written with a primary focus on linking theory and research to counseling applications, the new third edition features expanded coverage of psycholopathology in developmental context as well as added material on the latest development-related neuroscientific findings. The revised edition also provides an open access text-specific companion website that offers a full range of multimedia instructor supplements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137152476
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/29/2009
Series:
MyEducationLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Organizing Themes in Development

Chapter 2 Heredity, Environment, and the Beginnings of Human Life

Chapter 3 Neural and Cognitive Development in the Early Years

Chapter 4 Emotional Development in the Early Years

Chapter 5 The Emerging Self and Socialization in the Early Years

Chapter 6 Realms of Cognition in Middle Childhood

Chapter 7 Self and Moral Development: Middle Childhood Through Early Adolescence

Chapter 8 Gender and Peer Relationships: Middle Childhood Through Early Adolescence

Chapter 9 Physical, Cognitive, and Identity Development in Adolescence

Chapter 10 The Social World of Adolescence

Chapter 11 Physical and Cognitive Development in Young Adulthood

Chapter 12 Socioemotional and Vocational Development in Young Adulthood

Chapter 13 Middle Adulthood: Cognitive, Personality, and Social Development

Chapter 14 Living Well: Stress, Coping, and Life Satisfaction in Adulthood

Chapter 15 Gains and Losses in Late Adulthood

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