Updated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context.
NFQ Level 5 Human Growth and Developemnt component module, as part of:
Also suitable for:
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: Eld
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.