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TitleCraniofacial Anomalies [electronic resource] : Psychological Perspectives / edited by Rebecca A. Eder
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York, 1995
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Descript XXIII, 303 p. online resource


Developmental Perspectives on Craniofacial Problems presents a developmental approach to psychological research on craniofacial anomalies. Craniofacial anomalies represent one of the most commonly occurring birth defects, and although recent surgical advances have been substantial, little has changed in over forty years with regard to the assumption that facial disfigurement must result in psychological problems. This book advances current understanding of the psychological impact of craniofacial anomalies by reevaluating the prevailing view in light of the most current perspectives and findings in developmental psychology. Distinguished scholars have applied their expertise in social, emotional, and personality development to understanding the psychological development of children with craniofacial anomalies, covering a wide range of topics in developmental psychology


1: Appearance, Expression, and Perception -- 1 A Description of Craniofacial Anomalies: The Mechanism and Rationale of Surgery -- 2 The Origins and Functions of Appearance-Based Stereotypes: Theoretical and Applied Implications -- 3 Beyond Beauty and After Affect: An Event Perception Approach to Perceiving Faces -- 4 Socioemotional Development in Children with Craniofacial Anomalies -- 2: Attachment and Parenting -- 5 Early Interaction of Infants with Craniofacial Anomalies -- 6 The Experience of Attachment in Infants with Disabilities -- 7 Implications of Attachment Theory for Infants and Preschoolers Who Require Hospitalization -- 3: Social Cognition, Self-Concept, and Social Interaction -- 8 Individual Differences in Young Childrenโ{128}{153}s Self-Concepts: Implications for Children with Cleft Lip and Palate -- 9 Peer Rejection and Social Isolation in Childhood: A Conceptually Inspired Research Agenda for Children with Craniofacial Handicaps -- 10 Reactions to Craniofacial Disfigurement: Lessons from the Physical Attractiveness and Stigma Literatures -- 4: Current Research on Craniofacial Anomalies -- 11 Persons with Down Syndrome: Facial Characteristics, Self- and Other-Perception, and Social Acceptance -- 12 Social Psychological Model of Craniofacial Anomalies: Example of Cleft Lip and Palate -- 13 A Developmental Framework for Psychosocial Research on Young Children with Craniofacial Anomalies

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