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Life Span, The: Human Development for Helping Professionals, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Patricia C. Broderick, Pamela Blewitt

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 17, 2009

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The first developmental textbook written specifically for helping professionals and graduate-level students, The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, Third Edition, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development and how it applies to the fields of counseling, social work and psychology. Using counseling applications, case studies, special topics boxes, and journal questions, the text introduces developmental theories and research within the context of clinical practice.

 

Written with a primary focus on linking theory and research to counseling applications, the new third edition features expanded coverage of psycholopathology in developmental context as well as added material on the latest development-related neuroscientific findings.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Organizing Themes in Development

 

Chapter 2     Heredity, Environment, and the Beginnings of Human Life

 

Chapter 3     Neural and Cognitive Development in the Early Years

 

Chapter 4     Emotional Development in the Early Years

 

Chapter 5     The Emerging Self and Socialization in the Early Years

 

Chapter 6     Realms of Cognition in Middle Childhood

 

Chapter 7     Self and Moral Development: Middle Childhood Through Early Adolescence

 

Chapter 8    Gender and Peer Relationships: Middle Childhood Through Early Adolescence

 

Chapter 9    Physical, Cognitive, and Identity Development in Adolescence

 

Chapter 10   The Social World of Adolescence

 

Chapter 11  Physical and Cognitive Development in Young Adulthood

 

Chapter 12   Socioemotional and Vocational Development in Young Adulthood

 

Chapter 13   Middle Adulthood: Cognitive, Personality, and Social Development

 

Chapter 14  Living Well: Stress, Coping, and Life Satisfaction in Adulthood

 

Chapter 15   Gains and Losses in Late Adulthood

 

 

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Life Span, The: Human Development for Helping Professionals, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition
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$64.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-715250-6