developmental psychology

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developmental psychology

The branch of psychology concerned with the study of progressive behavioral changes in an individual from birth until maturity.
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Noun1.developmental psychology - the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
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de·vel·op·men·tal psy·chol·o·gy

n. sicología del desarrollo mental.
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Dockrell, "Divergent perspectives, multiple meanings: a comparison of caregivers' and observers' interpretations of infant behaviour," Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, vol.
But interestingly, during this past year alone, studies finding evidence that women who have had abortions are at greater risk for a range of mental-health problems--including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, alcoholism, and drug abuse--have appeared in such journals as The Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Journal of Pregnancy, and The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.

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