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Human Development Theory
Discussion of human development theory, with case study as example.
# 122444 | 1,750 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (History of Psychology) , Psychology (Case Studies)

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This paper describes the basic theories and models of human development and identifies the psychologists responsible for them. It then presents the case study of a man who suffered childhood maltreatment and later developed schizophrenia, tying his condition to the theories and models.

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"The concepts of human development theory or developmental psychology were not forged by a single individual but through iterative contributions by many in the field of psychology-- Arnold Gessell, Max Wertheimer, Kurt Goldstein, Wolfgang Kohler, Lawrence Kohlberg, Kurt Lewin, G. Stanley Hall, Jean Piaget, Sigmund Freud, Sir Francis Galton, John B Watson. Many human development models and theories arose from Darwin's theory of evolution in which species development occurs in gradual continual and adaptive steps."

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