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child psy·chol·o·gy

a branch of psychology the theories and applications of which focus on the cognitive and intellectual development of the child in contrast to the adult; subspecialties include developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, pediatric psychology, and pediatric neuropsychology.

child psychology

the study of the mental, emotional, and behavioral development of infants and children. See also applied psychology.

child psy·chol·o·gy

(chīld sī-kolŏ-jē)
Branch of psychology the theories and applications of which focus on the cognitive and intel lectual development of the child in contrast to the adult; subspecialties include developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, pediatric psychology, and pediatric neuropsychology.
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The audience for this introduction to child psychology and psychiatry includes practicing psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians, and others who work with children in clinical and community settings.
children and teenagers and a need to make known the crucial importance of early intervention, a varied group of professionals authored and edited this four-volume reference set, which comprises the initial offering in the publisher's series, Child Psychology and Mental Health.
The Monroe center - which will double as a supervised lab for Monroe students enrolled in child psychology and parenting classes - also aims to help community parents in search of a low-cost preschool by admitting neighborhood children on a space-available basis.
The site also includes a section that offers some background information and advice about child psychology and dealing with specific issues in the classroom.
Koppel will moderate a discussion with an audience and a group of guest panelists whose expertise ranges from the fields of immigration and family law to child psychology and politics.
Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology (33d: 2002: University of Minnesota) Ed.
Professor Thomas Oakland of the University of Texas-Austin is an expert on child psychology.
In this handbook, Howlin (clinical child psychology, King's College, London, UK) et al.
This 1986 textbook on child psychology within educational institutions, now in its first paperback reprint, includes essays that illustrate the "pathology, alienation and rebelliousness" that are common among adolescents in public school.
The book is intended as a core text for advanced undergraduate and graduate coursework in child development and education, child psychology, the sociology of education, childhood studies, and related fields.
A section of about 60 pages of supplemental material offers a history of general and child psychology, a lecture given by Davydov at Moscow State University, and an overview of basic concepts of the theory of developmental instruction as proposed by Davydov.
All three authors have with experience in child psychology, behavioral management and special education and offer practical advice for educators on how to build relationships with students, maintain control in the classroom and intervene with behavioral issues in a dignified way.

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