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Guilt and Children - Jane Bybee

Guilt and Children

By: Jane Bybee (Editor)

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Published: 1st October 1997
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The concept of guilt has long been of interest to personality and clinical psychologists. Only recently has there been empirical research on how guilt develops in children and how it motivates behavior. Guilt and Children takes a fascinating look at the many facets of guilt in children. The book discusses gender differences, how feelings of guilt affect prosocial behavior, academic competence, sexual behavior, medical compliance, and general mental health. The book also includes coverage of theories of guilt and chapters on what children feel guilty about and how they cope with feelings of guilt. It also reviews useful assessment techniques.
Key Features
* Presents the many facets of guilt in children and its motivational value on behavior
* Edited by the leading researcher in this growing area of study
* Reviews useful assessment techniques for clinical psychologists

What is Guilt?
How Does Guilt Differ from Shame?
Measuring Guilt in Children: A Rose By Any Other Name Still Has Thorns
How Does Guilt Develop?
The Origins of Guilt in Early Childhood
The Emergence of Gender Differences in Guilt during Adolescence
Inducing, Instilling, and Alleviating Guilt
Inducing Guilt
Religion and Guilt in Childhood
Guilt and Sexuality in Adolescents
The Development of Reactions to Guilt-Producing Events
Guilt and Adjustment
Avoiding and Alleviating Guilt through Prosocial Behavior
Guilt in the Classroom
Guilt and Abnormal Aspects of Parent--Child Interactions
Guilt and Mental Health
Index
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ISBN: 9780121486105
ISBN-10: 0121486109
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st October 1997
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.63