The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development by Karen GilmoreThe Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development by Karen Gilmore

The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development

byKaren Gilmore, Pamela Meersand

Paperback | October 15, 2014

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The book presents a modern, psychoanalytically-informed chronological view of how the mind develops from infancy through young adulthood. It is a comprehensive work which integrates analytic theories and concepts with a contemporary systems model of development and draws on scholarly researchfrom neighboring fields.
Dr. Gilmore is currently Senior Consultant at the Columbia Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. She served as Director of the Child Division there for 15 years. She is a Training and Supervising Analyst and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia. Dr. Meersand is the Director of the Child Division, Columbia Center for ...
Title:The Little Book of Child and Adolescent DevelopmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199899223

ISBN - 13:9780199899227

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Table of Contents

1. A psychoanalytic orientation to development in the 21st century2. Infancy: psychoanalytic theory, developmental research and the mother-child dyad in the first year of life3. Toddlerhood: separation-individuation, rapprochement and the forerunners of superego development4. The oedipal phase and the oedipal complex: developmental advances and theoretical considerations5. Latency: The era of learning, autonomy and peer relationships6. Preadolescence and early adolescence: overview of the adolescent process; challenges of sexual maturation; pre- and early adolescence7. Middle and Late Adolescence: sex and gender, individuation, and identity in progression toward the threshold of adulthood8. Emerging adulthood and contemporary society: Development in the third decadeGlossaryIndex