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The Karnac Developmental Psychology Series


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You and Your Baby

You and Your Baby

1st Edition

By Frances Thomson-Salo
December 31, 2005

This volume is to help parents understand what their baby is likely to be feeling in the first year. It describes how the baby's sense of self develops, with intentionality, empathy and recognition of the self. It focuses on the baby's subjective experience of the world, viewing the baby as a ...

The Late Teenage Years From Seventeen to Adulthood

The Late Teenage Years: From Seventeen to Adulthood

1st Edition

By Joan Schachter, Luis Rodriguez De La Sierra
June 01, 2013

The adolescent finds himself in the very difficult position of having to make all these readjustments whilst he has to deal with the subsequent conflicts and anxieties. The earlier passionate mixture of love and hatred that characterizes the attachment and dependency on the parents must now be ...

You and Your Child Making Sense of Learning Disabilities

You and Your Child: Making Sense of Learning Disabilities

1st Edition

By Sheila Hollins, Martin Hollins
December 31, 2005

This volume looks at the physical, mental and emotional development of children with varying degrees of learning disabilities through tracing the development of six young adults from childhood. The case studies are in the form of illuminating commentaries from the parents and provide extra insight ...

You and Your Toddler

You and Your Toddler

1st Edition

By Jenny Stoker
December 31, 2005

A central theme of this book is the gradual process of separation between parents and toddlers and the growth of autonomy in them all. The author has written with clarity, sympathy and warmth about the multiple problems children face in their toddler years and she has addressed the parents with ...

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

The 5 to 10 Year-Old Child

1st Edition

By A.H. Brafman
December 31, 2010

The fifth birthday represents an important landmark in a child's development. He is now ready to start full-time primary school, and we no longer speak of a baby or a little child; instead, we refer to the boy or the girl. Over the next five years, as his horizons become wider and his experiences ...

You and Your Mid-Adolescent

You and Your Mid-Adolescent

1st Edition

By James Rose
February 02, 2007

This is a book which seeks help those going through the process of mid-adolescence - either from the point of view of the adolescent or their families - it attends to the serious strains that may have to be borne if the picture portrayed is to have any realism. 'Youth culture' may idealize the ...

The Nursery Age Child

The Nursery Age Child

1st Edition

By Jenny Davids
December 31, 2010

This book aims to facilitate the understandings of nursery age children, that is, children around three, four and five years, and their parents. Children of these ages are particularly fascinating. The wealth of their growing minds is apparent in their play and in their widening capacity to express...

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