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Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


The Health Care Setting as a Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: A Special Issue of Children's Health Care

by Keith L. Kaufman

This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding...


Gonadal Hormones and Sex Differences in Behavior: A Special Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Sheri A. Berenbaum

As the papers in this special issue demonstrate, gonadal hormones have powerful effects on the development of the brain and behavior in human beings, as in other species. Both androgens and estrogens affect...


Origins of Language Disorders: A Special Issue of Developmental Neuropsychology

by Donna J. Thal & Judith S. Reilly

This special issue represents the initial products of the first five years of a multi-center project entitled "Origins of Communicative Disorders." As the title implies, the common goal of investigators involved...


The Neurobehavioral and Social-Emotional Development of Infants and Children (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)

by Ed Tronick

Internationally recognized as one of the premier researchers on child development, Ed Tronick has held notable teaching positions and conducted vital research for nearly 30 years. Over the course of his esteemed...


Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 145

by Brian Schiff

This volume reflects on the place of narrative interpretation in life course developmental theory. Featuring exciting chapters by the leading figures in narrative psychology, it provides insights on the narrative...


A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology

by Margaret Harris & Gert Westermann

This major new undergraduate textbook provides students with everything they need when studying developmental psychology.

Guiding students through the key topics, the book provides both an overview of traditional...


No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

by Daniel J. Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting...


Discussions on Ego Identity

by Jane Kroger

Identity has been a topical issue in both popular and social science literatures for the past forty years. The writings of Erik Erikson on the identity formation process of late adolescence have provided an...


Synthesizing Nature-Nurture: Prenatal Roots of Instinctive Behavior

by Gilbert Gottlieb

This volume provides a primarily nontechnical summary of experimental and theoretical work conducted over the course of 35 years which resulted in a developmental framework capable of integrating causal influences...


Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

by Laurence Steinberg

A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids.

Adolescence now lasts longer than ever...


Child Development and Behavioral Pediatrics

by Marc H. Bornstein & Janice L. Genevro

Being sick is a normal part of childhood, and being seriously ill is the unfortunate lot of many children. Every child in the United States has some contact with the healthcare system at some time, and it is...


Generation Stressed: Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

by Michele Kambolis

Anxiety is rampant in society in general and among children in particular. Written by Registered Clinical Counselor and national parenting columnist Michele Kambolis, Generation Stressed explains the causes...


Foreign Accent Syndrome: The stories people have to tell

by Jack Ryalls & Nick Miller

What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited?

Why does someone wake up doing this?

This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences...


Emotional Lives of Animals and Children: Insights from a Farm Sanctuary

by William Crain

In 2008, Bill Crain, a professor of psychology at The City College of New York, and his wife Ellen, a pediatrician, opened Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary in Poughquag, New York. The sanctuary provides a permanent...


The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children

by Jean Piaget & Barbel Inhelder

Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors' previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is...


Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults: Evidence for Practice

by Carla Martins

The first research-based book on the efficacy of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for older adults, presenting academics, students and professionals with robust new evidence to support MBSR's positive impact...


Complete Psychology

by Ian Albery, Graham Davey & Christopher Sterling

The new edition of Complete Psychology is the definitive undergraduate textbook. It not only fits exactly with the very latest BPS curriculum and offers integrated web support for students and lecturers, but...


Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

by Jason Boog & Betsy Bird

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers,...


Dr. Toy's Smart Play Smart Toys - Expanded & Updated 4th Edition: How to Select and Use the Best Toys & Games