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  1. Six Theories of Child Development

    Six Theories of Child Development

    Revised Formulations and Current Issues

    Edited by Ross Vasta

    The respective authors are some of the leading developmental scholars of this time, and are also major proponents of the theoretical traditions they address. An excellent text for senior undergraduates and graduate students and a worthwhile addition to the library shelf of any serious student of developmental psychology. Learn More
    1992, 304pp
  2. Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology

    Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology

    Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    The dictionary provides definitions of over 2000 key terms in cognition, equipping the reader to understand and use the terminology of the subject. It includes not only comprehensible and comprehensive definitions of terms, but also explanations of key experiments and theories. Learn More
    1996, 160pp
  3. Key Ideas in Psychology

    Key Ideas in Psychology

    Ian Stuart-Hamilton

    This accessible book has a simple aim - to tell people what psychology is about. It presents a review of the key areas of the subject as it is traditionally taught, and provides the reader with an introduction to important concepts and findings within each of these. The reader should be able at least to make sense of most psychological topics. Learn More
    1999, 336pp
  4. Early Experience and the Life Path

    Early Experience and the Life Path

    Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke

    The book challenges the widely held assumption that early experience has a disproportionate effect on later development. Drawing from over forty years of research, the authors argue the effects of early experiences are just the first steps in an ongoing, complex life path, on which the shaping, re-shaping of development can occur in any period. Learn More
    2000, 140pp
  5. Anthropological Approaches to Psychological Medicine

    Anthropological Approaches to Psychological Medicine

    Crossing Bridges

    Edited by Vieda Skultans and John Cox

    This text brings together clinicians and researchers in psychiatry and mental health. The aim is to explore what we can learn from anthropology to achieve a contextual understanding of mental illness and health in contemporary society. The book contains a wide selection of ideas, and works well to bridge the gap between anthropology and psychiatry. Learn More
    2000, 304pp
  6. The Dimensions of Dreams

    The Dimensions of Dreams

    The Nature, Function, and Interpretation of Dreams

    Ole Vedfelt

    Vedfelt discusses how dreams are affected by organic diseases and physical symptoms, the relationship between dreams and psychosis, parapsychological phenomena, esoteric dream understanding, and consciousness-expanding dreams are among other subjects covered. Learn More
    2002, 448pp
  7. Children's Unspoken Language

    Children's Unspoken Language

    Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon

    The author, a developmental psychologist and mother, demonstrates how a young child's developing personality and intelligence is revealed through non-verbal communication. She shows how parents and other adults have the potential to facilitate a child's social and intellectual growth through acknowledging and responding to this unspoken language. Learn More
    2003, 240pp
  8. Human Resilience

    Human Resilience

    A Fifty Year Quest

    Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke

    Anyone working with disadvantaged children and those with learning disabilities will be interested in Human Resilience's practical implications: how resilience can be improved both by personal characteristics such as self-esteem, problem-solving ability or sociability, interacting with external support. Learn More
    2003, Hardback, 9.06in x 6.42in / 230mm x 163mm, 432pp, £59.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-138-3
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.06in x 5.91in / 230mm x 150mm, 432pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-139-0
  9. Narrative Identities

    Narrative Identities

    Psychologists Engaged in Self-Construction

    George Yancy and Susan Hadley

    The contributors address challenging questions about identity in relation to personality development, language and socialisation. They demonstrate how their cultural and historical contexts influenced their theoretical approaches to the nature of `self' and how these ideas in turn shaped how they perceive their personal histories. Learn More
    2005, 272pp
  10. A Guide to Psychological Debriefing

    A Guide to Psychological Debriefing

    Managing Emotional Decompression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    David Kinchin

    This book is a practical introduction to PTSD and psychological debriefing, and offers an enhanced model of PD which the author terms `Emotional Decompression'. Structured like a deep-sea dive, this model provides time frames for how long to spend at various stages of the PD process, and when to stop for discussions and explanations. Learn More
    2007, 136pp

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