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Child Psychology : New Trends & Innovations

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Child Psychology : New Trends & Innovations

By Rajpal Kaur

This book is a topically organized introduction to child development from conception to adolescence. It examines child psychology from the perspectives of the three principal traditions, which characterize the discipline today-the cognitive-developmental, environmental-learning and ethological orientations. Emphasizes the very latest issues and findings including the microgenetic research method, gene therapy, the social bases of early memory and family contributions to peer relations. This new edition includes a greater integration of contextual material, and an increased emphasis on cross- and multi-cultural research. This book integrates the contextual influences of family and school into chapters on the various aspects of development; it focuses on current models and controversies including the role of action in perception, psychoteratology, Vygotsky's sociocultural model of intelligence and the role of temperament in the assessment of attachment. This book investigates child psychology from the perspective of three principal traditions that characterize the discipline today: the cognitive/developmental approach, the environmental/learning approach and the ethological approach.

This volume uses a topical organization to emphasize the processes of development. It examines a variety of theoretical viewpoints, providing students with a well-balanced view of a child's developmental process.

Contents :

Preface

1. Modern Classification of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Disorders

2. Diagnosis and Classification

3. Major Depression in Childhood and Adolescence

4. Development and Psychopathology

5. Psycho physiological Research on Childhood Psychopathology

6. Anxiety Disorders

7. Learning and Communication Disorders

8. Gender Identity Disorder

9. Mental Retardation: Causes and Effects

10. Elimination Disorders

11. Eating Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood

12. Elective Mutism

Bibliography

Index

About the Author: Rajpal Kaur, M.A., M.Ed., is at present Principal Shri Guru Harkishan Sahib college for Women, Ludhiana Dist., Punjab. Mrs. Rajpal Kaur is an educationist by professor with interest in psychological studies. She has over ten years of teaching experience in various educational institutions. She has been to Pakistan for SAMF-2004 and is active in various cultural and educational programmes.

Author: Rajpal Kaur

ISBN : 8176298050

Price : Rs.660/-

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Author Rajpal Kaur
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