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Category: Developmental Psychology

In die Sonne schauen: Wie man die Angst vor dem Tod by Irvin D. Yalom

By Irvin D. Yalom

Gibt es ein Leben vor dem Tod? Über die Dinge im Leben, die wirklich wichtig sind ...

Die größte Herausforderung für den Menschen ist es, seiner eigenen Sterblichkeit ins Auge zu blicken. Die Angst vor dem Tod unterscheidet den Menschen vom Tier: Jede faith, jede Kulturleistung ist ein Versuch, sich das Undenkbare begreiflich zu machen. Der amerikanische Psychoanalytiker und Bestsellerautor Irvin D. Yalom nähert sich in diesem Buch einer der größten Fragen der Menschheit sowohl auf der professionellen wie auch auf einer zutiefst persönlichen Ebene. „Auch ich fürchte den Tod wie jeder Mensch“, schreibt Yalom, „er ist unser düsterer Schatten, der sich nicht abschütteln lässt.“ In seiner praktischen Arbeit hat er andererseits erfahren, wie sehr das Wissen um den nahen Tod bei vielen seiner Patienten zu einer vollkommenen Neuorientierung, ja Bereicherung führte. Wie sie auf einmal in der Lage waren, Entscheidungen zu treffen, die ihnen wirklich am Herzen lagen. „In die Sonne schauen“ ist deshalb nicht nur eine Auseinandersetzung mit der Endlichkeit des Lebens, sondern auch ein Plädoyer für ein bewusstes Leben. „Es ist kein düsteres Buch“, so Yalom, „meine Hoffnung ist vielmehr, dass wir begreifen, wie kostbar jeder second ist und wie tröstlich unser Miteinander, wenn wir unserer Endlichkeit, unserer kurzen Zeit im Licht, wirklich ins Auge sehen.“

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Preventing Youth Problems (Issues in Children's and by Anthony Biglan

By Anthony Biglan

This publication presents info had to hinder 5 of the most typical, expensive, and unsafe difficulties of formative years: anti-social habit, tobacco use, alcohol and drug abuse, and sexual habit that hazards sickness and undesirable being pregnant. it really is a big source for psychologists, sociologists, social staff, and educators, in addition to for upper-level scholars in those areas.

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Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance by Thomas F. Cash

By Thomas F. Cash

This scholarly paintings is the main accomplished current source on human actual appearance―how people’s outer actual features and their internal perceptions and attitudes approximately their very own visual appeal (body photograph) have an effect on their lives. The encyclopedia’s 117 full-length chapters are composed and edited by means of the world’s specialists from various disciplines―social, behavioral, and biomedical sciences. The vast topical assurance during this precious reference paintings comprises: (1) very important theories, views, and ideas for figuring out physique snapshot and visual appeal; (2) medical dimension of physique photo and actual attributes (anthropometry); (3) the advance and determinants of human visual appeal and physique snapshot over the lifespan: (4) How tradition and society impacts the meanings of human visual appeal; (5) The psychosocial results of appearance-altering ailment, harm, and visual alterations; (6) visual appeal self-change and self-management; (7) The prevention and therapy of physique picture difficulties, together with psychosocial and clinical interventions. Chapters are written in a fashion that's obtainable and informative to a large viewers, together with the informed public, university and graduate scholars, and scientists and medical practitioners. each one well-organized bankruptcy offers a thesaurus of definitions of any technical phrases and one more examining component to instructed assets for persevered studying in regards to the subject.

Available on-line through ScienceDirect or in a limited-release print version.

  • The Encyclopedia of physique snapshot and Human visual appeal is a distinct reference for a turning out to be sector of medical inquiry
  • It brings jointly in a single resource the examine from specialists in various fields interpreting this mental and sociological phenomenon
  • The breadth of subject matters lined, and the present fascination with this topic sector make sure this reference could be of curiosity to researchers and a lay viewers alike

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Clinical Perspectives on Reflective Parenting: Keeping the by M. Hossein, M.D. Etezady, Mary Davis

By M. Hossein, M.D. Etezady, Mary Davis

Clinical views on Reflective Parenting: conserving the Child’s brain in Mind describes the guts for Reflective Parenting and methods constructed on the heart for aiding mom and dad which will comprehend and think of their children’s emotional states, as a manner of supporting them to be more beneficial mom and dad. dialogue of neurobiological correlates of “reflective parenting,” and of comparable options used on the Pacella baby heart and in different settings, areas the medical method within the context of different paintings directed at assisting mom and dad support their young children to develop up emotionally healthy.

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Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence (9th by David R. Shaffer, Katherine Kipp

By David R. Shaffer, Katherine Kipp

This renowned, topically geared up, and punctiliously up-to-date baby and adolescent improvement textual content offers you with the easiest theories, examine, and useful suggestion that developmentalists need to provide this present day. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp give you a present and complete review of kid and adolescent improvement, written in transparent, concise language that talks "to" you instead of "at" you. The authors additionally concentrate on software displaying how theories and learn observe to real-life settings. therefore, you'll achieve an knowing of developmental ideas that can assist you on your roles as mom and dad, academics, nurses, day-care employees, pediatricians, psychologists, or in the other capability during which you'll at some point impression the lives of constructing folks. on hand with InfoTrac scholar Collections

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The Wiley Handbook of Developmental Psychology in Practice: by Kevin Durkin, H. Rudolph Schaffer

By Kevin Durkin, H. Rudolph Schaffer

An authoritative new paintings exploring the subjects of verbal exchange and implementation of study inside of developmental psychology – a systematic box with large genuine global worth in addressing difficulties confronted by way of contributors, households and services 

  • Brings jointly the insights of a stellar staff of participants with own event translating developmental psychology study into practice
  • Accessibly dependent into sections exploring family members methods and baby rearing practices; academic points; and scientific applications
  • Goes past conventional reports of literature within the box to record on sensible implementation of analysis findings, together with the demanding situations confronted by means of authors
  • Serves as a useful source for developmental psychologists, practitioners operating within the box of kid improvement, and policymakers engaged on concerns affecting kids and families

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Development and Causality: Neo-Piagetian Perspectives by Gerald Young

By Gerald Young

This book units forth a brand new version of improvement from a causal point of view. As this can be a space important to a number of disciplines. It has been written at a number of degrees and for a number of audiences. it's in accordance with the paintings of Piaget and Neo-Piagetians, but in addition covers different significant types in improvement. It has components that make it beautiful as a instructing textual content, however it is mainly research-focused. It has medical purposes. It provides many new rules and versions in keeping with the existing literature, that's reviewed greatly. scholars, researchers, and practitioners may still locate it valuable. The versions provided within the current paintings construct on models introduced in previous guides (e.g., younger, 1990a, 1990b; 1997).

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The Psychology of Childhood Illness, 1st Edition by Christine Eiser (auth.)

By Christine Eiser (auth.)

The trend of adolescence ailment has replaced considerably in this century. Many scary stipulations reminiscent of polio and tuberculosis have primarily been eliminated. different stipulations that have been as soon as deadly have now accomplished the prestige of persistent issues, for instance, leukemia, melanoma, and cystic fibrosis. Technological advances that have led to the scientific therapy of those stipulations have, notwithstanding, created a gamut of mental difficulties for the kids and their households. reputation of those difficulties has lagged at the back of different advances in pediatric medication. The emergence of a consultant quarter of pediatric psychology (Wright, 1975) has mostly been answerable for the mushrooming of study within the zone. In a lot early paintings, the emphasis used to be at the effect of continual affliction on young children and their households. Reactions from time to time of maximum trauma, particularly analysis or loss of life, have been quite good documented. concerns in terms of day by day facets of kid care, regarding questions of self-discipline or protectiveness, have acquired less cognizance. so far as the ailing baby is anxious, there was a lot research of educational and highbrow improvement, in addition to of character adjustments that may accompany illness.

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Reducing Restraint and Restrictive Behavior Management by Peter Sturmey

By Peter Sturmey

This ebook provides an evidence-based framework for changing destructive, restrictive habit administration practices with secure and potent possible choices. the 1st part summarizes the concept that and historical past of restraint and seclusion in psychological wellbeing and fitness purposes used with impaired elders, childrens with highbrow disabilities, and psychiatric sufferers. next chapters offer strong facts and make the case for habit administration interventions which are much less restrictive with no compromising the protection of the sufferers, employees, or others. This quantity provides the required steps towards the slow removal of restraint-based thoughts and advocates for practices dependent in patron rights and moral values.

Topics featured during this quantity include:

  • The epidemiology of restraints in psychological well-being practice.
  • Ethical and criminal points of restraint and seclusion.
  • Current makes use of of restraint and seclusion.
  • Applied habit research with normal features and interventions.
  • The facts for organizational interventions.
  • Other methods to non-restrictive habit management.

Reducing Restraint and Restrictive habit administration Practices is a must have source for researchers, clinicians and practitioners, and graduate scholars within the fields of developmental psychology, behavioral treatment, social paintings, psychiatry, and geriatrics.

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