Cicchetti, Dante

Developmental Psychopathology, Risk, Resilience, and Intervention

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Examine the latest research merging nature and nurture in pathological development

Developmental Psychopathology is a four-volume compendium of the most complete and current research on every aspect of the field. Volume Four: Genes and Environment focuses on the interplay between nature and nurture throughout the life stages, and the ways in which a child's environment can influence his or her physical and mental health as an adult. The discussion explores relationships with family, friends, and the community; environmental factors like poverty, violence, and social support; the development of coping mechanisms, and more, including the impact of these factors on physical brain development. This new third edition has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances, and to better reflect the increasingly multilevel and interdisciplinary nature of the field and the growing importance of translational research. The relevance of classification in a developmental context is also addressed, including DSM-5 criteria and definitions.

Advances in developmental psychopathology are occurring increasingly quickly as expanding theoretical and empirical work brings about dramatic gains in the multiple domains of child and adult development. This book brings you up to date on the latest developments surrounding genetics and environmental influence, including their intersection in experience-dependent brain development.

  • Understand the impact of childhood adversity on adulthood health
  • Gauge the effects of violence, poverty, interparental conflict, and more
  • Learn how peer, family, and community relationships drive development
  • Examine developments in prevention science and future research priorities

Developmental psychopathology is necessarily interdisciplinary, as development arises from a dynamic interplay between psychological, genetic, social, cognitive, emotional, and cultural factors. Developmental Psychopathology Volume Four: Genes and Environment brings this diverse research together to give you a cohesive picture of the state of knowledge in the field.

Keywords: Developmental Psychopathology, 3rd Edition: Volume Four - Genes and Environment; Dante Cicchetti; Donald J. Cohen; developmental psychopathology reference; developmental psychopathology research; developmental psychopathology advances; developmental psychopathology theory; developmental psychopathology perspectives; psychology text; psychology reference; clinical psychology reference; genetics and psychopathology; environment and psychopathology; experience-dependent brain development; brain development and behavior; child psychopathology; developmental psychopathology handbook; developmental psychopathology methods; developmental psychopathology prevention; adult psychopathology

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