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Developmental Psychology : Childhood and Adolescence

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ISBN-10: 1111834520

ISBN-13: 9781111834524

Edition: 9th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Katherine Kipp, David Shaffer

List price: $209.95
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This popular, topically organized, and thoroughly updated child and adolescent development text presents you with the best theories, research, and practical advice that developmentalists have to offer today. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp provide you with a current and comprehensive overview of child and adolescent development, written in clear, concise language that talks "to" you rather than "at" you. The authors also focus on application showing how theories and research apply to real-life settings. As a result, you will gain an understanding of developmental principles that will help you in your roles as parents, teachers, nurses, day-care workers, pediatricians,…    
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Book details

List price: $209.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 8.70" wide x 11.00" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 3.806
Language: English

David R. Shaffer is a Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator of Psychology at the University of Georgia, where he focuses on the Social and Life-Span Developmental Psychology Programs. He has been teaching courses in human development to graduate and undergraduate students for nearly 30 years. His many research articles have concerned such topics as altruism, attitudes and persuasion, moral development, sex roles and social behavior, self-disclosure, and social psychology and the law. He has also served as associate editor for the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Journal of Personality.Katherine Kipp, Ph.D., is Professor of…    

David Shaffer, MB, FRCP, FRCPsych, is Irving Philips Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Christopher P. Lucas, MB, ChB, MMedSc, MRCPsych, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, and at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. John E. Richters, PhD, is a developmental psychologist at the National Institute of Mental Health, where he has served as Chief of the Disruptive Disorders Program and Assistant Chief of the Child and Adolescent Disorders Research Branch.