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Dating, 107-110, 109

Day care, 110-113, 112 Deafness, 46-47, 177-181 Death, 113-116, 115

adolescents coping with, 115 injury, 212, 213, 214, 215 mothers, 248 Defense mechanisms, 117 Delinquency, 117-119, 118

juvenile, 221 Demand reduction (drugs), 392 Dendritic branches and brain development, 66-67 Depression, 16, 136, 263-264, 264

See also Postpartum depression Desensitization theory and aggressive behavior, 19 Development, 119-120 prenatal care, 327 preschool programs, 334-335 sibling relationships, 363 stages, 382-385 theories, 413-417 toys, 239

See also Milestones of development Developmental disabilities, 120 high risk infants, 186-188 injury, 213-214 See also Learning disabilities Developmental norms, 120, 166 Developmental psychology and cognitive development, 87-92 DeVos, Julie, 89 Dewey, John, 120-121, 121 Diabetes, 63

Diagnosis disclosure of AIDS/HIV, 4-5 Dialectical perspectives, 121-122 Dick-Read childbirth method, 53 Diet of mother and prenatal development, 332 Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTP)

vaccine, 202 Disabled children, 336, 429 Disadvantaged youth, employment of,

436-437 Discipline, 17, 40, 122, 297 Discrepancy formula (learning disabilities), 241 Disease

AIDS/HIV transmission, 4 failure to thrive, 146 prenatal development, 331-332 sickle cell anemia, 365-366 See also Rh disease; Tay-Sachs disease Disease prevention AIDS/HIV, 5-6 immunization, 201-204 Displacement theory and television viewing, 406-407 Disruptive behavior disorders, 262-263

Divorce, 122-124

blended families, 64 mediation, 252-255, 254 Domestic violence, 124-127, 126, 212, 427

Down syndrome, 127-128 Dreaming, 371

Drug abuse. See Substance abuse Dying children, 114—115 Dyslexia, 242 Dyssomnias, 371

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