Developmental Psychology

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Praeger Handbook of Play Across the Life Cycle


The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion. (Ref 305.23 Sh96) Chicago, IL: University of Chicago, 2009.

Child Psychology: A Handbook of Contemporary Issues. (Ref 155.4 B217) 2nd ed. New York: Psychology Press, 2006

Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development - available online in ScienceDirect

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Handbook of Adult Development. (Ref 155.6 D395) New York: Kluwer, 2003.

Handbook of Adolescent Psychology. (Ref 155.5 L562) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004.

Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications. (Ref 155.418 C273) New York: Guilford, 2008.

Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. (Ref 616.89 N841) 7 vols. New York: Wiley, 1997. Each volume focuses on a broad topical area (e.g. Infants and Preschoolers; The Grade School Child; Clinical Assessment and Intervention Planning).

The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development. Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008. Available online in Ebrary

The Handbook of Life-span Development. (Ref 155 L562h) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2010.

Handbook of Race, Racism, and the Developing Child. (Ref 155.418 Q45) Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2008.

Handbook of Child Psychology. (Ref 155.4 D187a) 6th ed. 4 vols. New York: Wiley, 2006.

Handbook of Developmental Psychology. (Ref 155 V248) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003.

Handbook of Psychology. (Ref 150 W431) 12 vols. New York: Wiley, 2003. See volume 6, Developmental Psychology.

Handbook of Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence.
(Ref 155.412 R623) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

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Encyclopedia of Children Adolescents and the Media

Encyclopedia of Motherhood

Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society

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