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  1. Human Development: An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Growth, Maturity and Ageing
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  2. Human Development: An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Growth, Maturity and Ageing

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A new edition of a classic text

This new edition of Human Development has been thoroughly revised and updated to incorporate recent developments in the field. New material is introduced on the development of a sense of self, the social self and moral development.

Beginning with a discussion of birth and childhood, the reader is lead through each of the crucial stages in human development. The authors reveal the intricate interplay between physical, emotional and psychological factors that contribute to the individual patterns of development that make each of us unique. All of the major milestones of life are covered, including adolescence, work, parenthood and old age. Employing psychoanalytic theories of development, this book reveals the richness that these ideas bring to well-known everyday phenomena.

This highly accessible and jargon-free introduction to human development combines scientific objectivity with a sensitive and sympathetic approach to the subject. It will prove invaluable to anyone involved in the helping professions.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: A Butterworth-Heinemann Title
EAN
9781583911129
Edition
4
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
158391112X
Label
Routledge
Manufacturer
Routledge
MPN
black & white illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
352
PartNumber
black & white illustrations
PublicationDate
2005-11-16
Publisher
Routledge
ReleaseDate
2005-09-22
Studio
Routledge
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This book takes a very psychoanalytical approach. It hardly covers the diverse issues associated with life's stages and instead focuses on a select few. It seems to focus on extremes rather than the norms. Had it not been a required text book, I never wod have purchaed it. All of the other graduate students were disappointed as well.
Rayner has kept this book up to date with several new editions. He writes from a psychoanalytic perspective encompassing modern neuro-psychoanslytic perspectivesas well as recent research developmental and social psychology. The book eschews jargon and is clearly written for the layman and student alike. Highly recommended.
THIS IS THE WRONG ADDITION, THE DIGITAL ADDITION IS THE 3RD ADDITION, BUT THE 4TH ADDITION IS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE!!! NOW I HAVE TO BUY BOTH FOR MY CLASS, SO MUCH FOR SAVING MONEY, THANKS AMAZON!
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