9780534266363

Human Behavior in the Social Environment: A Multidimensional Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534266363

  • ISBN10:

    0534266363

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

In this revision of their ground-breaking book, the authors offer an even more balanced, integrated, and applied text. In addition, the book's multidimensional framework, integration of the biopsychosocial dimensions for assessing social functioning, attention to foundation knowledge and diversity, and use of case studies to illuminate the applied aspects of HBSE content all combine to give readers an experience that is meaningful and exciting. Using a unique, multidimensional framework for assessing behavior, the authors look at biopsychosocial development across the life span. Essentially, the framework provides a concrete tool for the reader to assess human behavior from a perspective that truly reflects the values and knowledge base of the social work profession. Lively and comprehensive, this book succeeds by helping students connect foundation knowledge with practice concerns.

Table of Contents

Preface
A Multidimensional Framework for Assessing Social Functioningp. 1
The Biophysical Dimension for Assessing Social Functioningp. 37
The Psychological Dimension for Assessing Social Functioningp. 69
The Social Dimension for Assessing Social Functioningp. 103
Pregnancy, Birth, and the Newbornp. 153
Infancyp. 197
Early Childhoodp. 251
Middle Childhoodp. 301
Adolescencep. 355
Young Adulthoodp. 413
Middle Adulthoodp. 469
Late Adulthoodp. 527
Epilogue: The Journey of Lifep. 575
Glossaryp. 576
Referencesp. 586
Creditsp. 601
Photo Creditsp. 623
Name Indexp. 624
Subject Indexp. 629
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