Typical and Atypical Child and Adolescent Development 1 Theory and Methodology (Hardcover)

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Typical and Atypical Child and Adolescent Development 1 Theory and Methodology (Hardcover)

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This concise guide offers an accessible introduction to the key theoretical perspectives and methodologies in developmental psychology. It integrates insights from typical and atypical development to reveal fundamental aspects of human growth and development, and common developmental disorders.

The topic books in this series draw on international research in the field and are informed by biological, social and cultural perspectives, offering explanations of developmental phenomena with a focus on how children and adolescents at different ages actually think, feel and act. In this succinct volume, Stephen von Tetzchner outlines the main theoretical perspectives including psychodynamic psychology, behaviorism, logical constructivism, social constructivism, evolutionary psychology, ethological psychology, ecological psychology, information processing and critical developmental psychology. He provides a guide to methods of gaining knowledge about children and introduces child and adolescent disorders.

Together with a companion website that offers topic-based quizzes, lecturer PowerPoint slides and sample essay questions, Typical and Atypical Child and Adolescent Development 1: Theory and Methodology is an essential text for all students of developmental psychology, as well as those working in the fields of child development, developmental disabilities and special education.

The content of this topic book is taken from Stephen von Tetzchner's core textbook Child and Adolescent Psychology: Typical and Atypical Development. The comprehensive volume offers a complete overview of child and adolescent development. For more information visit www.routledge.com/9781138823396

Stephen von Tetzchner is Professor of Developmental Psychology at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032270852
ISBN-10: 1032270853
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 28th, 2022
Pages: 206
Language: English