Goodness of Fit: Clinical Applications, From Infancy through Adult Life

Goodness of Fit: Clinical Applications, From Infancy through Adult Life

by Stella Chess, Alexander Thomas

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ISBN-13: 9781135825072
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 246
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Part I. Evolution of the Goodness of Fit Concept. Goodness of Fit: A Special Development Concept and its Clinical Application. The Origins of the Goodness of Fit Concept. Critique of other Major Developmental Concepts and Clinical Applications. Review of the Literature: Clarification and Evolution of the Goodness of Fit Concept. Part II. Goodness of Fit: Clinical Applications. Infancy. Toddler and Preschool Periods. School Age and Middle Childhood. Adolescence. Adulthood. Personality Development: Continuity and Change. Part III. The Importance of the Biopsychosocial Model. Intertwining Goodness of Fit and the Biopsychosocial Model. Ethnic-Social Issues. Educational Issues. Sexual Issues. Marital Problems. Physical and Mental Handicaps. Part IV. Clinical Application. Prevention and Early Intervention of Childhood Behavior Problems. Poorness of Fit: Normalcy and Vulnerability vs. Pathology. Part V. Conclusion: Basic Structure of Goodness of Fit. The Clinician's Guidelines for the Applications of the Goodness of Fit Concept. Overview and a Look to the Future. Appendix A: Temperament Definitions, Categories, and Ratings. Bibliography.

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