The Complete Idiot's Guide To Child And Adolescent Psychology by Jack C. WestmanThe Complete Idiot's Guide To Child And Adolescent Psychology by Jack C. Westman

The Complete Idiot's Guide To Child And Adolescent Psychology

byJack C. Westman, Victoria Costello

Paperback | July 5, 2011

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Simplifying a complex subject.

Child psychology is required for college level psych and elementary education majors. It is a complex subject that can include developmental psychology, biology, sociological psychology, and various schools of theory and therapies. The only sources of information about this complex subject are long, expensive textbooks. Until now. This, the first trade book to give a detailed, easy to understand explanation of the subject.

• Age-by-age discussion of the psychological development of children.

About The Author

Jack C. Westman M.D. M.S., is Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin Medical School, and served as Director of Child Psychiatry for the university's hospitals. He has published 9 books and over 140 professional articles. Victoria Costello is an Emmy Award- winning writer whose books include The Everything Guide to a Happy Marriage...
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Title:The Complete Idiot's Guide To Child And Adolescent PsychologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.12 × 7.5 × 0.84 inPublished:July 5, 2011Publisher:DKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1615640630

ISBN - 13:9781615640638

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A handy reference companion and learning tool. The Complete Idiots Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology is a comprehensive handbook for anyone interested in understanding childhood psychology, from unborn babies in the womb to adolescents about to embark on adulthood. The theory and proposed application of the information is seamlessly integrated by definitions, insights and field study material that guides the reader into in-depth thought on the information presented. Parents who need a quick reference or people new to the study of childhood psychology will find the table of contents easy to navigate and the appendices filled with relevant resources for those who want to get additional information. Students will find it straight forward when searching for specific information and return to this book as a great reference tool for this reason. Jack C. Wesman and Victoria Costello created a great handbook that can be easily integrated into any post secondary course study on childhood psychology. Hands down this is a great learning tool! Every parent and student of childhood psychology should have a copy of The Complete Idiots Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology in their personal library as a handy and relevant reference companion. For those who don't already have a copy, this book would make an excellent gift that would keep on giving through the years!
Date published: 2011-11-08