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Lost and Found: The Journey of Women at Midlife

by Liza Finlay

Both inspirational and informational, Lost and Found delivers masterful insights into

the developmental processes of aging, woven with personal stories, philosophical

quotes and self-discovery worksheets to...


Becoming A Stepfamily: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families

by Patricia L. Papernow

What determines whether stepfamilies remain together? What helps stepfamilies overcomes the difficulties of remarriage and become mutually supportive family units? How can mental health professionals better...


The Healing Connection: How Women Form Relationships in Therapy and in Life

by Jean Baker Miller

In The Healing Connection, Jean Baker Miller, M.D., author of the best-selling Toward a New Psychology of Women, and Irene Stiver, Ph.D., argue that relationships are the integral source of psychological health....


Working Behind the Scenes

by Lorie E Banatte & Max H Herr

The author posits nine distinct transformational phases through which a person may positively influence and undergo lifespan development, allowing his or her mindset to escape that of a common employee and embark...


Sod Seventy!

by Muir Gray & David Mostyn

Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy)...


Human development: a psychological and spiritual journey

by Dr Patricia Dr Patricia Sherwood

An innovative and enlightening fresh look at human lifespan development focusing holistically on the human being as encompassing body- mind- spirit. This is a journey through the human lifespan bringing together...


His Brain, Her Brain

by Scientific American Editors

Boy or girl? Even before a person is born, that's the first thing everyone wants to know—underscoring just how much value human societies of all types place on gender. In this eBook, His Brain, Her Brain,...


The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology

by Nancy A. Pachana & Ken Laidlaw

Throughout the world, the population of older adults continues to grow. The rise in geriatric populations has seen an increase in research on clinical diagnostic, assessment, and treatment issues aimed at this...


The 21 Paths to Happiness

by Aggil Loupescou

Happiness is on your hand. Dare to make it yours. The pursuit of happiness is an existential necessity, which is fulfilled only through society. The 21 paths of happiness is 21 ways and examples to be happy....


Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker & Martin J. Sliwinski

Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of...


Rereading Personal Narrative and Life Course

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...


The Art and Science of Personality Development

by Dan P. McAdams

Drawing on state-of-the-art personality and developmental research, this book presents a new and broadly integrative theory of how people come to be who they are over the life course. Preeminent researcher Dan...


Handbook of Cultural Developmental Science

by Marc H. Bornstein

Researchers and theoreticians commonly acknowledge the profound impact of culture on all aspects of development. However, many in the field are often unaware of the latest cultural literatures or how development...


Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

by Les B. Whitbeck, Melissa Walls & Kelley Hartshorn

This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors...


Adult Analysis and Childhood Sexual Abuse

by Howard B Levine

Following a case study approach organized around the psychoanalytic process, this book addresses clinical issues that arise in analytic work with adults who were sexually abused as children. Special emphasis...


Gender and Development

by Patrick Leman & Harriet Tenenbaum

Children are born into a world infused with gendered information. An understanding of what it is to be a boy or girl can be critical in forming social relationships, social identities, and learning how to think...


Father and Child: Developmental and Clinical Perspectives

by Stanley H. Cath, Alan R. Gurwitt & John M. Ross

First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Failure to Launch: Guiding Clinicians to Successfully Motivate the Long-Dependent Young Adult

by Michael DeVine & Lawrence V. Tucker

Failure to Launch sets out to identify the underlying reasons for the failure to launch epidemic with adult children. Morever, it also lays out a treatment plan to help launch these children out of their parents'...


Dawn of Memories: The Meaning of Early Recollections in Life

by Arthur J. Clark

Dawn of Memories explores the significance of first memories and enables individuals to understand the meaning of early recollections throughout their lives. Using historical examples as well as firsthand accounts,...


A Well-Lived Life: Essays in Gestalt Therapy

by Sylvia F. Crocker

Sylvia Crocker's A Well-Lived Life is a work of a daring and creative thinker, offering a bold reconceptualization of Gestalt therapy that extends all the way from its philosophical foundation to the nuances...