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By David Skuse, Helen Bruce, Linda Dowdney, David Mrazek

Written via best clinicians and learn specialists within the fields of kid improvement and psychopathology, this e-book is an authoritative and recent consultant for psychologists, psychiatrists, paediatricians and different execs operating with susceptible kids. the outlet chapters define neurobiological, genetic, familial and cultural affects upon baby improvement, particularly these fostering kid's resilience and emotional well being. dialogue of the purchase of social and emotional developmental advantage leads directly to stories of kid psychopathology, scientific diagnoses, evaluation and intervention.

Developed with busy execs and trainees in brain, it truly is comprehensively but concisely written, utilizing visible aids to aid the reader take in info quickly and simply. This e-book is a vital buy for these operating or education in all scientific and neighborhood baby settings

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Diploid number: Refers to the number of chromosomes in a human somatic cell. Such a cell normally contains 46 chromosomes, comprising two complete haploid sets (see ‘Haploid number’), which together make up the 23 homologous chromosome pairs. DNA: Deoxyribonucleic acid; the molecules inside cells that carry genetic information and pass it from one generation to the next. Epigenetic change: A change in the regulation of the expression of gene activity without alteration of genetic structure. Gene: The fundamental physical and functional unit of heredity.

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