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Prevention And Early Intervention - William B. Carey

Prevention And Early Intervention

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1994
ISBN: 9780876307236
Number Of Pages: 328

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Explores how individual differences among people affects the need for early intervention to prevent psychological problems or at least to begin treating them as soon as possible. The 28 studies discuss temperament, birth weight, chronic illness, environmental considerations, assessment, and medical

About the Contributors
Introductionp. 3
Biographical Sketch of Alexander Thomas and Stella Chessp. 12
Temperament: Changing Concepts and Implicationsp. 23
Inhibited and Uninhibited Temperamentsp. 35
Temperament Risk Factors for Type A Behavior Pattern in Adolescentsp. 42
Temperament, Siblings, and the Development of Relationshipsp. 50
Is Temperament an Important Contributor to Schooling Outcomes in Elementary School? Modeling Effects of Temperament and Scholastic Ability on Academic Achievementp. 59
Temperament Research and Practical Implications for Cliniciansp. 69
Variations, Deviations, Risks, and Uncertainties in Human Developmentp. 83
Conditions of Risk for Maldevelopment: Prematurityp. 92
Chronic Illness as a Psychological Risk Factor in Childrenp. 103
Temperament and the Developmental Nichep. 115
Kids in Context: Temperament in Cross-Cultural Perspectivep. 126
Temperament and Cultural Diversityp. 140
Variations in Cultural Influences in Hawaiip. 149
Explorations of the Goodness-of-Fit Model in Early Adolescencep. 161
Genetics and Individual Differences: How Chess and Thomas Shaped Developmental Thoughtp. 170
Interface of Nature and Nurture in the Familyp. 179
Assessment of Individual Differences in the Temperament of Children: Evaluation of Interactionsp. 193
Specific Prevention and Intervention Strategies Used to Accommodate Individual Needs of Newborn Infantsp. 205
Specific Uses of Temperament Data in Pediatric Behavioral Interventionsp. 215
Developing Temperament Guidance Programs Within Pediatric Practicep. 226
Seeing the Child in Child Care: Day Care, Individual Differences, and Social Policyp. 237
Temperament and Teachers' Views of Teachabilityp. 246
The Temperament Program: Community-Based Prevention of Behavior Disorders in Childrenp. 257
Parent Support Groupsp. 267
Advocacy for the Health of the Publicp. 279
Summary and Conclusions: A Promising Opportunity for Better Prevention and Interventionp. 289
Appendixp. 299
New York Longitudinal Study Bibliographyp. 300
Name Indexp. 305
Subject Indexp. 310
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ISBN: 9780876307236
ISBN-10: 0876307233
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st January 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1

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