The development of the person; the Minnesota study of risk and adaptation from birth to adulthood.1593851588
The development of the person; the Minnesota study of risk and adaptation from birth to adulthood.
Ed. by L. Alan Sroufe et al.
Intended for researchers, practitioners, and graduate students, this volume presents a coherent view of the individual's development from birth to adulthood. Sroufe et al (all U. of Minnesota) have spent 30 years on this comprehensive examination of children in their families, studying 180 children who were born into poverty, from the time of their birth through age 28. The book is divided into three sections, the first on understanding development, with information on comprehensive longitudinal lon·gi·tu·di·nal
Running in the direction of the long axis of the body or any of its parts. research, an outline of the study, the conceptual and theoretical supports, and methods of assessment and follow-up. The second section addresses development and adaptation throughout infancy, childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood. The third section is on development and psychopathology psychopathology /psy·cho·pa·thol·o·gy/ (-pah-thol´ah-je)
1. the branch of medicine dealing with the causes and processes of mental disorders.
2. abnormal, maladaptive behavior or mental activity. , including early experience and later emotional disturbance Noun 1. emotional disturbance - any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant
affective disorder, emotional disorder, major affective disorder , clinical implications, and ongoing issues in social relationships. Appendices ap·pen·di·ces
A plural of appendix. contain interview questions, a life stress scale, and outlines of longitudinal study longitudinal study
a chronological study in epidemiology which attempts to establish a relationship between an antecedent cause and a subsequent effect. See also cohort study. assessments.
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