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Human Growth & Development By Emma Zara O'Brien

Human Growth & Development
by Emma Zara O'Brien

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Updated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context.

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Human Growth & Development Summary


Human Growth & Development: An Irish Perspective by Emma Zara O'Brien

Updated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context.

  • New to this edition:
    • Updated for the Human Growth and Development award (5N1279)
    • New chapter emphasises the application of knowledge to practical, work-based problems and scenarios
    • Greater prominence given to the older stage of lifespan development with reference to the Creating Excellence in Dementia Care report 2012

  • Irish and international facts, research, cases and statistics are used to:
    • explain normal patterns of lifespan development;
    • introduce variations within the normal range;
    • highlight the factors that can affect development throughout the lifespan.

  • Examines the stages from infancy to old age within the framework of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional theories.

Written For:

NFQ Level 5 Human Growth and Developemnt component module, as part of:

  • Early Childhood Care & Education (5M2009)
  • Applied Social Studies (5M2181)
  • Community Care (5M2786)
  • Health Service Skills (5M3782)
  • Healthcare Support (5M4339)
  • Nursing Studies (5M4349)
  • Community Health Services (5M4468)

Also suitable for:

  • CACHE courses in Childcare and Health and Social Care
  • Montessori courses and Returning to Education courses
  • Introduction to Psychology courses

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About Emma Zara O'Brien


Emma Zara O'Brien, MLitt, HDipEd, HDipPsych, is a lecturer of Lifespan Development at Inchicore College of Further Education. She has worked as a researcher in the Centre for Disability Studies, UCD, and in the National Children's Office. She is a member of the Psychological Society of Ireland and the author of Psychology for Social Care.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: What is Psychology? In Focus: Critical vs. Sensitive Period Debate - Extreme Deprivation Chapter 2: Theorists In Focus: Elder's Study of the Great Depression and its Impact Chapter 3: Conception, Prenatal Development and Birth In Focus: Low Birth Weight and Social Inequality Chapter 4: The Newborn Baby In Focus: Foetal Alcohol Syndrome - the Irish Experience Chapter 5: Infancy: The First Two Years of Life In Focus: The Implications of Disorganised Attachment Chapter 6: Early Childhood: Two to Five Years In Focus: Autism Chapter 7: Middle Childhood: Six to Eleven Years In Focus: Children's Understanding of Well-being Chapter 8: Adolescence In Focus: Suicide Chapter 9: Early to Middle Adulthood In Focus: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Chapter 10: Older Age, Dying and Death In Focus: Elder Abuse and Older People's Experience of Mistreatment and Abuse Chapter 11: Knowledge into Practice

Additional information

GOR008226469
Human Growth & Development: An Irish Perspective by Emma Zara O'Brien
Emma Zara O'Brien
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Gill
2013-03-22
224
071715629X
9780717156290
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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