Developmental Psychology for the Helping Professions

Evidence-Based Practice in Health and Social Care

  • Brian Sheldon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 273-317

About this book


This book offers a bio-psycho-social approach to evidence-based practice in health and social care. The book presents current evidence on the influence of genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors on behaviour, a survey of developmental factors from childhood to old age, and implications for practice at each stage.


evidence-based practice health and social care child development bio-psycho-social behavior children development developmental psychology education Evidence-Based Practice health psychology language psychology social care social science social work

Authors and affiliations

  • Brian Sheldon
    • 1
  1. 1.Peninsular Medical SchoolUniversity of ExeterUK

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