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Emotional Development in Young Children

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ISBN 9781572303607
Published September 21, 1998 by Guilford Press
260 Pages

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Book Description

The Ability To Express, Understand And Regulate Emotions Is A Crucial element in individual functioning and interpersonal interaction. This volume looks at early child development by exploring the very beginnings Of Emotional Competence In Young Children. What Do Toddlers And preschoolers understand about their own and other people's feelings? What Are The Connections Between Emotions, Socialization, And Healthy relationships? How do changes in other areas of development, like Cognition, Fuel Emotional Competencies? What Problems Ensue When emotional development is delayed, and how can they be ameliorated? Including numerous case studies, original findings, and an extensive Review Of The Literature, The Book Sheds Light On The Emotional experience of the very young and points toward directions for future research.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction, Chapter 2: Emotional Expressiveness, Chapter 3: Understanding of Emotions, Chapter 4: Socialization of Emotional Expressiveness and Understanding, Chapter 5: Emotion Regulation, Chapter 6: Contributions of Emotional Expressiveness, Understanding, and Coping to Social Competence, Chapter 7: Disruptions in the Development of Emotional Competence and Interventions to Ameliorate Them. References. Index.

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Susanne A. Denham, PhD, is Professor of PSychology at George Mason University.