This state-of-the art book is the most current guide to understanding the importance of affective development in the education and treatment of the young child. To date, there has been no other publication that brings together the thinking of leading theoreticians, researchers, and clinicians from such diverse fields as psychoanalysis, social psychology, and developmental psychology. The Feeling Child will aid in practice, training, and scholarship of professionals in all child and youth-related disciplines--mental health, health, child development, child care, early childhood education, and special education.
Table of Contents
- I. Theoretical Perspectives
- The Role of Emotion in Development
- A Developmental Perspective on Children’s Affects
- II. Research in Affective Development
- Current Research in Affective Development
- Emotional Development of Children With Handicaps
- Television-Viewing and Family Communication Style as Predictors of Children’s Emotional Behavior
- III. Clinical Contributions
- Where Have All the Players Gone?
- Helping Children in Times of Trouble and Crisis
- The Place of Story in Affective Development: Implications for Educators and Clinicians