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Development of the Person - 05 edition

Development of the Person (ISBN10: 1606232495; ISBN13: 9781606232491)
ISBN13: 978-1606232491
ISBN10: 1606232495

Summary: ''This book summarizes over three decades of research that prospectively followed a group of 180 children born into poverty. The result is a marvelously written account of an impressively in-depth exploration of the experiences and circumstances that build persons over time....For both clinicians and scientists interested in social development, this book is a highly readable, highly useful resource....There are not many 30-year studies out there, but beyond simply being rare, this st moreudy is rich in theory and inspiring to anyone who has ever wondered what makes a person who he/she is.''--Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry''This is a comprehensive, well-conceived and constructed longitudinal developmental study that makes a significant contribution to the understanding of development and its problems. It will be most welcome not only to students of child development, but to all practitioners of psychological disciplines dealing with development and its outcomes.''--Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic ''This is a book that I wish was written and that I had read as a resident....What this group has contributed is the research basis for development, and in the process have given it a much more interactive and dynamic life than theory and clinicians have been able to do....This book represents the summary of a lifetime of dedication by many researchers to the mental health and well-being of children and youth and makes this dedication available to all of us who work with and care about children and youth in society. They deserve not only our thanks, but more importantly, our attention. Now that the work has been done, the book has been written, it is time for you to read it and then recommend it to every psychiatry resident beginning their career.''--Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry''If you want to be informed on the most up to date, profound thinking about development, this is the one book that should be read. It provides a truly less

Edition/Copyright: 05
Publisher: Vitalsource Technologies, Inc.
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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