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Ghosts from the nursery : tracing the roots of violence

Author: Robin Karr-Morse; Meredith S Wiley
Publisher: New York : The Atlantic Monthly Press, [1997] ©1997
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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One in twenty children born today will spend some part of his or her adult life in jail. During the last thirty years, violent crimes committed by youth have risen by 371 percent. Cutting to the heart of this alarming trend, Ghosts from the Nursery gives startling new evidence that violent behavior is fundamentally linked to abuse and neglect in the first two years of life.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Karr-Morse, Robin.
Ghosts from the nursery.
(DLC) 97015096
(OCoLC)36977115
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Karr-Morse; Meredith S Wiley
ISBN: 9780802196330 0802196330
OCLC Number: 881683547
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 364 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Ghosts from the nursery --
2. Grand central : early brain anatomy and violence --
3. Before we knew it : prenatal exposure to drugs and malnutrition --
4. Love's labor lost : adverse experiences in the womb and at birth --
5. Jack be nimble, Jack be quick : the disruptive behavior disorders --
6. Tea for two : the role of temperament --
7. Baby, get your gun : the impact of trauma and head injury --
8. The hand that rocks : the impact of early emotional deprivation --
9. Where's poppa? --
10. All the king's horses --
11. And still we wait --
Appendix A. Factors in early childhood associated with violent behavior that can be reduced by prevention --
Appendix B. Myths about the human brain --
Appendix C. Behavioral effects following prenatal drug exposure --
Appendix D. The primary prevention of violence : a continuum of programs --
Appendix E. Resources.
Responsibility: Robin Karr-Morse and Meredith S. Wiley.

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