Myths of Childhood

Myths of Childhood

by Joel Paris

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138005150
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part I Childhood and Adulthood: The Evidence

1 Establishing Cause and Effect 3

2 The Primacy of Early Experience 17

3 Adversity and Outcome 25

4 Resilience: Surviving a Bad Childhood 37

Part II Childhood and Adulthood: Myths

5 Childhood, History, and Society 53

6 Childhood and Psychoanalysis 61

7 The Myth of Recovered Memory 79

8 Childhood, Attachment, and Behavior 95

Part III Childhood and Mental Disorders

9 Genes, Behavior, and Symptoms 107

10 Personality and Psychopathology 123

Part IV Childhood and Treatment

11 Childhood in Psychotherapy 145

12 Temperament and Psychotherapy 161

Part V Implications

13 Parenting 183

14 What We Do and Don't Know About Childhood 191

References 201

Index 221

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