Book Human growth & development / Chris Beckett & Hilary Taylor.
Publication year: 2019
Media type Book
Edition: 4th edition.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781526436481 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: 2016.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chapter 1: The Birth of a Human Being: What makes us who we are?Chapter 2: The Balancing Act: Psychodynamic insightsChapter 3: A Secure Base: The importance of attachmentChapter 4: The Emergence of Reason: The developing ability to understandChapter 5: Making Connections: Ideas from behaviourismChapter 6: Who Am I Going to Be? Adolescence, identity and changeChapter 7: Acting like a Grown-up: Challenges of adulthoodChapter 8: Access to Adulthood: Growing up with a disabilityChapter 9: No Man is an Island: Family systems and their life cycleChapter 10: It Takes a Village: A sociological perspectiveChapter 11: Coming to a Conclusion: Dimensions of old ageChapter 12: That Good Night: Death, dying and bereavement
Extent: xvii, 278 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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Aimed at students within social work, health, nursing and education, the author presents key theories and empirical evidence about the way people grow and change over their lifespan, relating theoretical ideas to practice.