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Typical and Atypical Child and Adolescent Development 6 Emotions, Temperament, Personality, Moral, Prosocial and Antisocial Development





ISBN 9781032267791
Published September 29, 2022 by Routledge
240 Pages 25 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This concise guide offers an accessible introduction to emotions, temperament, personality, moral, prosocial and antisocial development in childhood and adolescence. It integrates insights from both typical and atypical development to reveal the 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 volume, Stephen von Tetzchner explains key topics including: Emotions and emotion regulation; temperament and personality; moral development; prosocial and antisocial development

Together with a companion website that offers topic-based quizzes, lecturer PowerPoint slides and sample essay questions, Typical and Atypical Child and Adolescent Development 6 Emotions, Temperament, Personality, Moral, Prosocial and Antisocial Development 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

Table of Contents

Introduction

 

Part I Emotions and emotion regulation

1. Children’s emotional life

2. Emotions

3. Emotion regulation

4. Cultural differences

5. Main theories of emotional development

6. Early emotional development

7. Emotional development in childhood and adolescence

8. The influence of the environment on children’s emotions

9. Reacting to emotions in others

10. Emotional disorders

Summary of Part I

Core Issues

Suggestions for Further Reading

Part II Temperament and personality

11. Individual differences

12. Temperament

13. Personality

14. Theories of personality development

15. The emergence of personality

16. Factors that affect personality development

17. Personality development and later disorders

18. Personality development is a transactional process

Summary of Part II

Core Issues

Suggestions for Further Reading

Part III Moral development

19. Understanding of right and wrong

20. Theoretical perspectives

21. The development of moral understanding

22. Morality and emotions

23. Conscience

24. Callous-unemotional trains and psychopathy

Summary of Part III

Core Issues

Suggestions for Further Reading

Part IV Prosocial and antisocial development

25. Doing good and harm

26. Prosocial behaviour

27. Antisocial behaviour

28. Parenting influences

29. Society and prevention

Summary of Part IV

Core Issues

Suggestions for Further Reading

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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Author(s)

Biography

Stephen von Tetzchner is Professor of Developmental Psychology at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway.

Reviews

The individual topic books in the Topics from Child and Adolescent Psychology are drawn from Stephen von Tetzchner’s comprehensive core textbook, Child and Adolescent Psychology. 

Praise for the core textbook:

‘Extremely useful text for students and practitioners alike.’ Dr. Graham Music, Consultant Psychotherapist, Tavistock Clinic London, UK.

‘Illustrates how knowledge about typical and atypical development can be integrated and used to highlight fundamental processes of human growth and maturation.’ Dr. John Coleman, PhD, OBE, UK.