Emotions, Aggression, and Morality in Children: Bridging Development and Psychopathology

Emotions, Aggression, and Morality in Children: Bridging Development and Psychopathology

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Emotions, Aggression, and Morality in Children: Bridging Development and Psychopathology

This book presents empirical findings linking emotion regulation to individual and relationship functioning across the life span while providing implications for clinical intervention, public policy, and future research. The contributors-who are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in social, developmental, and clinical disciplines-offer diverse perspectives on the role of emotion regulation processes in dysfunction and health.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433807640
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 04/15/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Introduction: An Integrative Approach to Emotions, Aggression, and Morality William F. Arsenio Elizabeth A. Lemerise 3

I Theoretical Foundations 11

Chapter 1 Emotion in Early Conscience Ross A. Thompson Emily K. Newton 13

Chapter 2 Taking Emotions Seriously: The Role of Emotions in Moral Development Elliot Turiel Melanie Killen 33

Chapter 3 Rage, Revenge, and Precious Pride: Emotions in Information Processing by Children With Aggressive Behavior Problems Bram Orobio de Castro 53

Chapter 4 Integrating Emotion Attributions, Morality, and Aggression: Research and Theoretical Foundations William F. Arsenio 75

II From Neuroscience to Culture: Factors Influencing Aggression and Morality 95

Chapter 5 Empathy, Moral Development, and Aggression: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective R. J. R. Blair 97

Chapter 6 Empathy-Related Responding and Moral Development Nancy Eisenberg Natalie D. Eggum Alison Edwards 115

Chapter 7 Callous-Unemotional Traits and Aggression in Youth Monica A. Marsee Paul J. Frick 137

Chapter 8 Emotions and Social Information Processing: Implications for Understanding Aggressive (and Nonaggressive) Children Elizabeth A. Lemerise Jennifer Maulden 157

Chapter 9 The Development of Moral Emotions in a Cultural Context Tina Malti Monika Keller 177

III Assessment, Interventions, and Clinical Perspectives 199

Chapter 10 The Role of Anger in Children's Reactive Versus Proactive Aggression: Review of Findings, Issues of Measurement, and Implications for Intervention Julie A. Hubbard Michael T. Morrow Lydia J. Romano Meghan D. McAuliffe 201

Chapter 11 The Etiology of Youth Violence: A Cognitive-Emotional Model Jason Gold Michael Lewis 219

Chapter 12 The Coping Power Program for Anger and Aggression in Children: Targeting Arousal and Cognition Nicole P. Powell John E. Lochman Caroline L. Boxmeyer Tammy D. Barry Laura Young 239

Index 259

About the Editors 269

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