9780470405406

The Development of Children and Adolescents

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470405406

  • ISBN10:

    0470405406

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/25/2013
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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Summary

The Development of Children and Adolescents 1e provides an integrated view of child development by presenting the most pertinent research for each developmental stage and linking this to the practical applications in the areas of parenting, policy and practice. This balanced approach emphasizes the relationship between research and theory and applications. A unique series of companion interactive video case studies promotes active learning and allows for increased understanding and comprehension of the field. Through the combination of text and media users engage in meaningful learning that deepens and enriches their understanding of developmental concepts.

Table of Contents

Part One - Introduction

Chapter One: A Child’s Journey

Part Two - Biological Beginnings

Chapter Two: Biological Foundations of Child Development

Chapter Three: Prenatal Development

Chapter Four: Birth and the Newborn

Part Three - Infancy

Chapter Five: Physical Development and Health in Infancy and Toddlerhood

Chapter Six: Cognitive Development in Infancy

Chapter Seven: Psychosocial Development in Infancy

Part Four - Early Childhood

Chapter Eight: Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood

Chapter Nine: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter Ten: Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood

Part Five - Middle Childhood

Chapter Eleven: Physical Development and Health in Middle Childhood

Chapter Twelve: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter Thirteen: Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood

Part Six - Adolescence

Chapter Fourteen: Physical Development and Health in Adolescence

Chapter Fifteen: Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter Sixteen: Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

 

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