"If You Turned into a Monster": Transformation through Play: by Dennis McCarthy,Richmond Greene

By Dennis McCarthy,Richmond Greene

Draw me an image of what you are going to appear like if you happen to changed into a monster.' Dennis McCarthy's paintings with distressed or traumatized young children starts with an workout that's uncomplicated yet very powerful: he invitations the kid to speak with him of their personal means, in the course of the non-verbal language of play.

Using case reports from his scientific adventure and with quite a few kid's monster drawings, McCarthy we could the significant self-expression of the kid take centre degree. He demonstrates that being allowed to play, flow and draw all of a sudden and creatively within the supportive presence of the therapist is in reality the start of the healing procedure. those actions are proven to be extra healing for the kid in functional phrases than the translation of the clues it presents in regards to the kid's nation of mind.

This very obtainable ebook should be inspiring examining for play therapists and different pros operating therapeutically with little ones and their families.

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Bindung, Sexualität und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung: Zum by Bernhard Strauß,Helmut Kirchmann,Barbara Schwark,Andrea

By Bernhard Strauß,Helmut Kirchmann,Barbara Schwark,Andrea Thomas

Dieses Buch verbindet drei verschiedene theoretische Felder: die Bindungstheorie, klinische Theorien der sexuellen Entwicklung und die interpersonale Theorie der Persönlichkeit und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung. Neben einer Einführung in diese Theorien werden anhand von zwei Falldarstellungen Möglichkeiten der unterschiedlichen Betrachtungsweisen demonstriert. Speziell im Zusammenhang mit sexuellen Störungen, die immer auch Beziehungsdimensionen betreffen, sind interpersonale und bindungstheoretische Ansätze sinnvoll. Das Buch soll Anstöße geben, die Sexualität aus einem anderen Blickwinkel zu betrachten und zu verstehen.

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Handbuch Familie (German Edition) by Jutta Ecarius

By Jutta Ecarius

Das Handbuch Familie repräsentiert den theoretischen und empirischen Stand der Familienforschung. Aus interdisziplinärer Sicht wird ein systematischer Überblick über theoretische Ansätze und systematische Felder der Familienforschung gegeben. Integriert sind aktuelle Erkenntnisse aus Soziologie und Psychologie, Jugend- und Familienrecht, Sozialpädagogik, Philosophie und Geschichte sowie aus der sozialen Ungleichheitsforschung. Die Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaft bildet dabei die zentrale Bezugsdisziplin, mit der das Feld Familie theoretisch und empirisch differenziert nach spezifischen Themenbereichen vorgestellt wird.

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Intergenerational Transmission of Child Maltreatment by Lisa Schelbe,Jennifer M. Geiger

By Lisa Schelbe,Jennifer M. Geiger

This available source coordinates what we all know in regards to the intergenerational transmission of kid maltreatment (ITCM), with a particular specialize in prevention in context. slicing via facile cause-and-effect constructs, the authors overview and critique the hot literature at the complex nature of the phenomenon and weigh various methods to its conceptualization. The booklet identifies baby and parental probability components associated with ITCM in addition to protecting components thinking about its relief, whereas analyzing complicated relationships among relatives, parenting, and social contexts that could supply keys to realizing and therapeutic traumatized households. This shut cognizance to the most important but usually ignored info will reduction execs in growing the subsequent wave of salient examine initiatives and potent interventions, and increase present efforts to damage longstanding styles of abuse and neglect. 

Among the subjects covered:
•Theoretical frameworks conceptualizing intergenerational transmission of kid maltreatment.
•Empirical experiences on intergenerational transmission of kid maltreatment.
•Risk components linked to ITCM.
•Protective elements linked to breaking the cycle of maltreatment.
•Methodological demanding situations in learning ITCM.
•Recommendations for evaluate of intervention and prevention strategies.
Geared towards newcomers and veterans alike, Intergenerational Transmission of kid Maltreatment is a solution-focused reference of singular value to practitioners and examine pros keen on enhancing children’s well-being. 

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Caring for Children: Challenge To America by Jeffrey Lande,Sandra Scarr,Nina Guzenhauser

By Jeffrey Lande,Sandra Scarr,Nina Guzenhauser

Childcare is among the such a lot debated matters at the present time. This quantity offers a finished and present overview of childcare learn and public coverage concerns. Chapters are contributed via leaders from such fields as developmental study and early adolescence schooling in addition to by means of public coverage officers. All significant discussions and debates are summarized to advertise an entire assessment and get in touch with key problems with the day together with affordability, availability, and staffing.

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Het riskante brein (Dutch Edition) by Barbara Braams

By Barbara Braams

Waarom pubers zoveel risico nemen en waarom dat goed is


Honderden pubers belanden jaarlijks in het ziekenhuis met een alcoholvergiftiging. Ze vormen de meerderheid van gearresteerden op verdenking van misdrijven en maken de meeste ongelukken van alle weggebruikers. Het ene second beloven ze dat ze geen alcohol of gear gaan gebruiken en diezelfde avond gaat het al mis. Waar komt deze dangle naar risicogedrag vandaan?

Barbara Braams is specialist op het gebied van risicogedrag in de adolescentie. Tijdens haar promotie aan de Universiteit Leiden heeft ze de invloed van leeftijd, puberteit en hersenontwikkeling op risicogedrag onderzocht. Ze werkt nu aan Harvard college waar ze de sociale invloed op risicogedrag tijdens de adolescentie onderzoekt.

In Het riskante brein legt ze uit wat we de afgelopen jaren hebben geleerd over de relatie tussen risicogedrag en hersenontwikkeling, en hoe we deze kennis kunnen toepassen. Aan de hand van verschillende reviews krijg je inzicht in het soms onbegrijpelijke gedrag van adolescenten en wordt duidelijk wat nu juist het belang is van dat risicogedrag.


Barbara Braams (1986) studeerde cognitieve neuropsychologie aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam. Ze promoveerde onder leiding van prof. dr. Eveline Crone op risicogedrag in de adolescentie. Momenteel is Braams als postdoc verbonden aan de Harvard college, waar ze onderzoekt welke invloed de sociale omgeving heeft op risicogedrag.

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Levels of Cognitive Development by Tracy S. Kendler

By Tracy S. Kendler

The proposed degrees conception provided during this publication matters a few developmental alterations within the means to selectively encode info and supply rational options to difficulties. those alterations are measured by means of the habit exhibited in basic discrimination-learning difficulties that permit either for info to be encoded both selectively or nonselectively and for options to be produced by way of associative studying or by way of hypothesis-testing.

The simplicity of those difficulties allows comparisons among infrahuman and human functionality and in addition among a variety of a long time between people. Human adults provided with those difficulties generally encode the correct details selectively and clear up the issues in a rational mode. Infrahuman animals, notwithstanding, more often than not procedure the knowledge nonselectively and resolve the issues in an automated, associative mode. How human youngsters encode the knowledge and clear up the issues will depend on their age. The youngest youngsters -- just like the infrahuman animals -- quite often encode the knowledge nonselectively and resolve the issues within the associative mode. yet among early adolescence and younger maturity there's a sluggish, long term, quantifiable bring up within the tendency to encode the data selectively and to unravel the matter via checking out believable hypotheses.

the speculation explains in a few element the constitution, functionality, improvement, and operation of the mental procedure that produces either the ontogenetic and phylogenetic ameliorations. the program is thought to be differentiated into an information-processing procedure and an government method analogous to the differentiation of the frightened process into afferent and efferent platforms. each one of those structures is extra differentiated into structural degrees, with the better point, partially, duplicating the functionality of the reduce point, yet in a extra plastic, voluntary, and effective demeanour. The differentiation of the information-processing and govt platforms into varied practical degrees is presumed to have happened someday throughout the evolution of mankind with the better point evolving later than the decrease one because the imperative apprehensive method turned expanding encephalized. As for human ontogeny, the better degrees are assumed to enhance later and extra slowly than their lower-level opposite numbers.

as well as accounting for a considerable physique of empirical info, the speculation resolves a few recurrent controversies that experience bedeviled psychology due to the fact that its inception as a technology. It accomplishes this by way of exhibiting how details might be either nonselectively and selectively encoded, how automated associative studying and rational problem-solving can function in concord, and the way cognitive improvement might be either qualitative and quantitative.

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Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood: A dynamic by Marion Kloep,Leo Hendry,Rachel Taylor,Ian Stuart-Hamilton

By Marion Kloep,Leo Hendry,Rachel Taylor,Ian Stuart-Hamilton

Traditionally, the topic of adolescent improvement has been explored utilizing a level dependent method, usually with an emphasis at the power dangers and difficulties of early life.

Taking a distinct strategy, during this booklet the authors draw upon a wealth of analysis to ascertain the interval of improvement from youth to maturity from a dynamic platforms point of view; investigating multi-facetted, multi-variable factors surrounding the transitions and consequent adjustments that happen in younger peoples’ lives, as they modify from kids to younger adults.

The publication considers the social associations, interactions, contexts and relationships that impact one another, and youth, in the course of developmental transitions.

Topics coated include:

    • dynamic structures thought in developmental and social psychology

    • adolescents in social contexts

    • compliments, lies and different social talents

    • school, collage and labour marketplace transition

    • adolescent well-being in a lifespan context

    • family dynamics.

Development from early life to Early Adulthood may be key interpreting for teachers, researchers and postgraduate scholars within the box of developmental psychology, in addition to clinicians and coverage makers operating with younger people.

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Subjektive Gesundheit und Wohlbefinden im Übergang in den by Inga-Marie Hübner

By Inga-Marie Hübner

Inga-Marie Hübner untersucht gesundheitliche Veränderungen von Personen beim Übergang in den Ruhestand, indem quantitative Querschnitts- und Longitudinalanalysen mit qualitativen, explorativen Analysen kombiniert werden. Hierbei werden besonders die im sozialen Kontext erlebten Wahrnehmungen der eigenen Alternsprozesse als bedeutsame Einflussfaktoren für die subjektive Bewertung der Gesundheit/des Wohlbefindens herausgestellt. 

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Ne plus se laisser manipuler, c'est malin: Les manipulateurs by Alix Lefief-Delcourt,Antoine Spath

By Alix Lefief-Delcourt,Antoine Spath

Depuis plus de 20 ans, Antoine Spath accueille dans son cupboard des hommes et des femmes en souffrance, victimes de manipulateurs. Basé sur des témoignages et de nombreux exemples, ce livre, fruit de l'expérience d'un spécialiste, vous dévoile les mécanismes de los angeles manipulation, vous aide à les repérer et les combattre.

Dans ce livre, découvrez :

Les signes qui doivent vous mettre los angeles puce à l'oreille : votre instinct (vous n'avez pas confiance sans savoir pourquoi) ; vous doutez de vous-même...

Les différents outils du manipulateur : chantage affectif, culpabilisation, flatterie over the top, grandes promesses...

Les profils forms de manipulateurs, pour mieux comprendre à qui vous avez affaire... et les profils kinds de manipulés ;

Les stratégies efficaces pour ne plus être manipulé : définir ses besoins, ses attentes, apprendre à s'affirmer, prendre de l. a. distance (ou los angeles fuite !)...


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