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Human Development Eric Rayner

Human Development By Eric Rayner

Human Development by Eric Rayner


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Summary

Employing psychoanalytic theories of development, this book reveals the interplay between physical, emotional and psychological factors that contribute to the individual patterns of development. This book covers the major milestones of life, including adolescence, work, parenthood and old age.

Human Development Summary

Human Development: An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Growth, Maturity and Ageing by Eric Rayner

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.

About Eric Rayner

Eric Rayner is now retired. He was formerly a psychoanalyst in private practice and a training analyst at the British Institute of Psychoanalysis. Angela Joyce is an adult and child psychoanalyst and a parent-infant psychotherapist at the Anna Freud Centre, UK James Rose is a psychoanalyst in private practice and is a senior psychotherapist at the Brandon Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy for Young People, Kentish Town, London. Mary Twyman is a psychoanalyst in private practice. Christopher Clulow is Director of the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Rayner, Introduction. Twyman, Being Pregnant. Joyce, The First Six Months: The Baby Getting Started. Joyce, The Second Six Months: The Baby Getting Organised. Joyce, One to Two Years Old: Junior Toddlers. Joyce, Two to Three Years Old: Senior Toddlers. Rayner, Three to Five Years Old. Rayner, Early School Days. Rose, Adolescence. Rose, Work, Identity and Love. Clulow, Partnership and Marriage. Rayner, Parenthood. Twyman, Being Alone. Twyman, Mid-life. Rayner, Old Age. Rayner, Dying, Grief and Mourning. Rayner, Conclusion. Suggested Films and Videos. References. Index.

Additional information

GOR004344598
9781583911129
158391112X
Human Development: An Introduction to the Psychodynamics of Growth, Maturity and Ageing by Eric Rayner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2005-09-22
352
N/A
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