ERIC Number: ED353487
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Needs: Psychological Perspectives.
Thomas, Alex, Ed.; Grimes, Jeff, Ed.
This monograph was written as a reference for practitioners who need an authoritative source of information on a wide variety of topics beyond the classroom and the child's own personal characteristics that influence school success. Included are 93 separate chapters, written by a diverse group of school psychologists and arranged alphabetically according to the following topics: access/visitation arrangements; adoption; aggressive behavior, allergies, anger; anorexia and bulimia; anxiety; assertiveness; biracial identity; birth order; cancer; career development; cheating; childcare; chronic illness; communicable diseases; competition; computer learning; corporal punishment; courts; creativity; delinquency; dependency; depression; different cultural backgrounds; divorce; drug abuse; encopresis; enuresis; family size; fear of nuclear threat; fears and phobias; firesetting; foster homes; giftedness; grades; grandparents; head injury; health promotion; hearing; homework; homosexuality; hospitalization; household chores; humor; hyperactivity; language development; learning styles; lying; maladaptive habits; masturbation; medication; moral responsibility; moving; nailbiting; nutrition; obesity; organization; peer relations; perception of time; physical abuse; play; prejudice; prematurity; psychiatric involvement; psychological abuse; reactions to death; reading; religion; responsibility; running away; school entry decisions; seizures; self-control; sexual abuse; sexual interest; shyness; siblings; siblings of the handicapped; single-parent homes; stealing; stepfamilies; stress; study skills; suicide; teasing; television; temper tantrums; temperament; thumbsucking; troubled families; vision; and working parents. (NB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Childhood Needs, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Life, Influences, Psychological Needs, School Role, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Student Problems
National Association of School Psychologists, 8455 Colesville Rd., Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910 ($37, Order #6027).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Silver Spring, MD.
Note: Toner streaking on pages 441 and 450 will affect legibility.