Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Vol. 36 : The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-05-03
  • Publisher: Wiley

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The Origins and Organization of Adaptation and Maladaptation provides scholars, students, and practitioners with access to the newest work of top tier scientists in psychology. This volume addresses issues relevant to the impact of attachment on romantic relationships in later adulthood. In addition, it explores cutting-edge issues in the field, heralding critical up-and-coming areas of scholarship. Academic researchers in developmental psychology, as well as developmental psychopathology will look forward to this volume.

Author Biography

Dante Cicchetti is McKnight Presidential Chair and Professor, Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Professor Cicchetti's major research interests lie in the formulation of an integrative developmental theory that can account for both normal and abnormal forms of growth.

Glen I. Roisman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests concern the legacy of early caregiving experiences as an organizing force in social, cognitive, and biological development across the lifespan.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
Contributorsp. xiii
The Early History and Legacy of the Minnesota Parent-Child Longitudinal Studyp. 1
The Emotionate Childp. 13
Attachment, Temperament, and Adaptation: One Long Argumentp. 55
Earned-Security in Retrospect: Emerging Insights from Longitudinal, Experimental, and Taxometric Investigationsp. 109
Relationships Across the Lifespan: The Benefits of a Theoretically Based Longitudinal-Developmental Perspectivep. 155
Rethinking Adolescent States of Mind: A Relationship/Lifespan View of Attachment and Psychopathologyp. 185
A Developmental Approach to Clinical Research, Classification, and Practicep. 231
Frightening Maternal Behavior, Infant Disorganization, and Risks for Psychopathologyp. 283
From Research to Practice: Developmental Contributions to the Field of Prevention Sciencep. 323
Beyond Adversity, Vulnerability, and Resilience: Individual Differences in Developmental Plasticityp. 379
Pathways to Resilient Functioning in Maltreated Children: From Single-Level to Multilevel Investigationsp. 423
Author Indexp. 461
Subject Indexp. 473
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