Readings in Pediatric Psychology / Edition 1

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This compendium of scholarly articles provides pediatricians, administrators, and interns with an illustration of 'how pediatric psychology is done.' Both classics of the field as well as recent, cutting edge research have been selected from the pages of the prestigious Journal of Pediatric Psychology, and set into historical and clinical contexts.

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Selected articles reprinted from the Journal of Pediatric Psychology and its predecessor, Pediatric Psychology, grouped in introduced sections on early development of the field, chronic and life-threatening conditions in childhood, children's perceptions and understanding of pediatrics, pain and distress in children, and professional issues and training. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306444234
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 7/28/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Development of Pediatric Psychology: The Pediatric Psychologist; L. Wright. The Psychological Environment of a Children's Hospital; M. Ack. Chronic and Life-Threatening Conditions: Psychological Consultation to a Pediatric Oncology Unit; J.E. O'Malley, G.P. Koocher. Homosexual Outcome of Discordant Gender Identity/Role in Childhood; J. Money, A.J. Russo. Children's Perceptions of Pediatric Phenomena: Conceptions of Illness Causality in Hospitalized Children; R.J. Simeonsson, et al. Cognitive Characteristics as Predictors of Children's Understanding of Safety and Prevention; N.M. Coppens. Pain and Distress in Children: Effect of Mother Presence on Children's Reaction to Aversive Procedures; E.G. Shaw, D.K. Routh. Professional Issues and Training in Pediatric Psychology: Parental Concerns About their Children; G.M. Mesibov, et al. 15 additional articles. Index.

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