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Psychopathology of children and youth: A cross-cultural perspective

report of a conference
  • 368 Pages
  • 1.43 MB
  • English

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ISBN 10091436233X
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Get this from a library. Psychopathology of children and youth: a cross-cultural perspective: report of a conference. [Elizabeth Purcell; Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.; International Children's Centre.;]. The family as a context for religious and spiritual development in children and youth.

In E. Roehlkepartain, P. King, L. Wagener, & P. Benson Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 41, – Mayer, The value of children in cross-cultural perspective: Case studies from eight societies. Lengerich: Cited by: 6. A Cross-Cultural Perspective. Authors: aptekar, lewis, Stoecklin, Daniel.

Free Preview. Is written by authors with a great deal of experience in working with children in street situations. Offers insight into the current state of affairs. Illustrates by using gamines and chupagruesos as examples. Numerous books and conferences have focused on the social ecologies of resilience and there are more cross‐cultural and multicultural studies.

There is greater attention to cultural practices, including religion, that may foster resilience in individuals and communities (see Ungar, ).Cited by: Abstract This book deals with street children who live in the developing world, and homeless youth who are from the developed world.

They are referred to as children in street situations (CSS) to. In an early cross-cultural study, it was found that among Thai and American children who were referred to mental health clinics, Thai children reported more internalizing problems such as anxiety and depression than did American children, whereas American children reported more externalizing problems such as aggression (Weisz et al., ).

A developmental perspective on the childhood impact of crime, abuse and violent victimization. In Cicchetti, D.

& Toth, S. (Eds.), Rochester symposium on developmental psychopathology and developmental perspectives on trauma (pp. 1–32). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press. Children of drug-addicted mothers may be born with serious physical and emotional problems that are environmental in origin.

Environmental factors. Children born healthy may become at-risk due to (a) poverty, (b) education level of parents, and (c) family conflict (Brooks,Luthar,Masten,Rak and Patterson, ). In reality, fully understanding how children change and grow over the course of childhood requires looking at many different factors that influence physical and psychological growth.

Genes, the environment, and the interactions between these two forces. Today children must be optimized.

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And that may be why failure-to-launch is a growing problem among young adults. a book The New York Times has cited as the best parenting book.

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Cross-cultural variations in Big Five relations with religiosity: A socio-cultural motives perspective. Children and Youth Services Review, 32, Perspectives on Psychological. From the book reviews: “Aptekar and Stoecklin’s book provides a comprehensive review of research on street children.

Street Children and Homeless Youth provides excellent examples of the challenges and considerations that one should address when conducting research across cultures. this book would be a valuable resource for scholars interested in a variety of topics, including Reviews: 1.

Child psychology, also called child development, the study of the psychological processes of children and, specifically, how these processes differ from those of adults, how they develop from birth to the end of adolescence, and how and why they differ from one child to the topic is sometimes grouped with infancy, adulthood, and aging under the category of developmental psychology.

Written primarily for helping professionals, this book also reminds us of the significant role parents, teachers, and mentors play in helping children. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This book situates the essential areas of psychology within a cultural perspective, exploring the relationship of culture to psychological phenomena, from introduction and research foundations to clinical and social principles and applications.

A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Childhood. Girls working in Guatemala. Photo by amslerPIX Chattel, Changelings (), Anthropological Perspectives on Children as Helpers, Workers, Artisans, and Laborers (), The third book puts Western parenting into perspective by comparing parenting practices with those of other societies.

Historical and philosophical factors of psychopathology can easily take up a whole volume. This section offers a psychopathology foundation, which can be built on by looking up the related resources and references listed at the end of the chapter.

Historically, the concept of psychopathology is rooted in the medical tradition. This is where the. a cultural and cross-cultural perspective, tion of this book would not have been possible without the finan cial support of.

Third is the psychology of children’s caregivers. Psychotherapy is a form of psychiatric treatment that involves therapeutic conversations and interactions between a therapist and a child or family. It can help children and families understand and resolve problems, modify behavior, and make positive changes in their lives.

Child psychopathology refers to the scientific study of mental disorders in children and adolescents. Oppositional defiant disorder, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, and autism spectrum disorder are examples of psychopathology that are typically first diagnosed during childhood.

Mental health providers who work with children and adolescents are informed by research in developmental. Bushman and Huesmann () conducted a meta-analysis of studies related to the effects of media violence, of which focused specifically on children (for a total sample of 50 children aged 18 or younger).

Studies were included if they assessed the impact of violent content in TV programs, films, video games, music, or comic books. Get this from a library.

Youth cultures: a cross-cultural perspective. [Vered Amit; Helena Wulff;] -- Anthropology - the study of humankind - has dealt mostly with men, increasingly with woman, to some degree with children and old people but very little with youth. The analysis of the creation of.

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Psychological maltreatment is a common consequence of physical and sexual abuse but also may occur as a distinct entity. Until recently, there has been controversy regarding the definition and consequences of psychological maltreatment.

Sufficient research and consensus now exist about the incidence, definition, risk factors, and consequences of psychological maltreatment to bring this form.

School Psychology, a general practice of Health Service Psychology, is concerned with children, youth, families, and the schooling process. School psychologists are prepared to intervene at the individual and system levels, and develop, implement and evaluate programs to promote positive learning environments for children and youth from diverse backgrounds, and to ensure equal access to.

Keeping the Environment in Perspective as a Cause of Commonly Identified Psychosocial Problems A. Labeling Troubled and Troubling Youth 11 B.

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Reviews: 3. Meeting the larger societal challenge of providing children and youth with a much healthier media diet may prove to be more difficult and costly, especially if the scientific, news, public policy, and entertainment communities fail to educate the general public about the real risks of media-violence exposure to children and youth.

Journal of Youth and Adolescence provides a single, high-level medium of communication for psychologists, psychiatrists, biologists, criminologists, educators, and professionals in many other allied disciplines who address the subject of youth and adolescence.

The journal publishes papers based on quantitative analyses, theoretical papers, and comprehensive review articles. Book Description. The Handbook of Research on Emotional and Behavioral Disorders explores the factors necessary for successful implementation of interventions that foster productive relationships and ecologies to establish, reinforce, and sustain adaptive patterns of emotional and behavioral functioning across childhood and into adulthood.

Although there has been a concerted. Within Psychology of Immigrationthe APA Presidential Task Force on Immigration and Public Interest Directorate have developed information and various tools for mental health professionals, educators, advocates, service providers and members of the public on the mental health needs of immigrants in the United States.

Psychology has a unique and important perspective to offer on this .This is a list of great sport psychology books in the field Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.counseling youth, ethical matters are especially complicated because parents/caregivers and other children are often involved in counselors’ decision making.

Chapter 4 focuses on the common ethics-related strug-gles youth counselors traverse, along with practical suggestions for how counselors can make ethical decisions.