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Friendships in Childhood and Adolescence

Catherine L. Bagwell and Michelle E. Schmidt

389 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
January 2013
ISBN 978-1-4625-0960-7
Cat. #0960
Price: $32.00 $27.20
August 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-646-3
Cat. #8646
Price: $77.00 $65.45
September 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-648-7
EPUB format
Price: $32.00 $27.20

A Choice Outstanding Academic Title
Highly readable and comprehensive, this volume explores the significance of friendship for social, emotional, and cognitive development from early childhood through adolescence. The authors trace how friendships change as children age and what specific functions these relationships play in promoting adjustment and well-being. Compelling topics include the effects of individual differences on friendship quality, how friendship quality can be assessed, and ways in which certain friendships may promote negative outcomes. Examining what clinicians, educators, and parents can do to help children who struggle with making friends, the book reviews available interventions and identifies important directions for future work in the field.
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