adolescence

Book Title : Adolescence
Author : Dante Cicchetti
Publisher : University Rochester Press
Release Date : 1996-01-01
Pages : 357
ISBN : 1878822675
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Consideration of the problems facing young people today.

Book Title : Adolescence
Author : Inge Wise
Publisher : Karnac Books
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 128
ISBN : 1855753804
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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An overview of work with adolescents, covering a wide spectrum of subjects, including working with violent, depressed and suicidal adolescents, and those suffering from addictions.

Book Title : Adolescence
Author : Benjamin B. Wolman
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release Date : 1998-01-01
Pages : 138
ISBN : 0313303118
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Integrating diverse scientific data, this book relates the biological versus psychosocial aspects of adolescence. Relevant data from scientific literature have been pulled together into a systematic presentation of the biological and psychosocial issues of contemporary adolescence. Part I describes the biological and sociopsychological developmental processes; Part II focuses on the special problems of contemporary adolescents; Part III analyzes the causes of the problems and discusses tentative remedies. Written for psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, and anthropologists.

Book Title : Adolescence
Author : Laurence Steinberg
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Release Date : 2010-06-15
Pages : 576
ISBN : 0073532037
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In this ninth edition of Adolescence, Laurence Steinberg continues to utilize an effective combination of a friendly writing style, thorough research, and a contextual approach that emphasizes adolescence in contemporary society. The text's careful organization ensures maximum teaching flexibility that allows the chapters to work together to be covered in sequence or to stand alone. Ethnicity and minority issues are thoroughly discussed in a way that enables students to see how the adolescent experience is shaped by class and culture. The strong pedagogical framework helps students organize and integrate material. Thoroughly updated to reflect current findings in the field of adolescent development, Adolescence is based on solid research and theory, yet it has a distinctively "real world" feel that emphasizes the reality of being an adolescent in today's society.

Book Title : Adolescence
Author : J. Roy Hopkins
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2014-05-10
Pages : 512
ISBN : 9781483265650
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Adolescence: The Transitional Years presents the intricate physical, emotional, and behavioral changes that occur during the years between childhood and adulthood. This book provides psychological studies of adolescence and the methods used to gain information about adolescent development. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the contributions of psychology to understanding the transition from childhood to adulthood. This text then reviews the changes at puberty, including the sequence of development for girls and boys and the underlying physiological mechanisms responsible. Other chapters consider the cultural variations in the mode of transition from childhood to adulthood. This book provides as well a brief overview of the psychological dimensions of self-identity. The final chapter deals with the educational experience for adolescents and examines the factors associated with different levels of educational attainment. This book is a valuable resource for developmental psychologists, sociologists, geneticists, anthropologists, theorists, and research workers.

Book Title : Adolescence
Author : Dorothy Rogers
Publisher :
Release Date : 1978-01
Pages : 226
ISBN : CORNELL:31924001331986
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Adolescence
Author : Margaret Ann Lloyd
Publisher : Harpercollins College Division
Release Date : 1985
Pages : 445
ISBN : UOM:39015008985684
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : ABC of Adolescence
Author : Russell Viner
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-01-18
Pages : 56
ISBN : 9781405171304
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Adolescents undergo rapid physical, psychological and social developmental changes that result in management challenges, communication issues, patterns of disease and symptom presentations that are different from children or adults. This can be challenging for health professionals, who rarely have had specific training in dealing with the young people they meet in their clinical work. This ABC covers topics surrounding adolescent development, sexual behaviour and substance misuse, along with education and preventative strategies. It also features other adolescent health problems such as self-harm, eating disorders and psychosomatic presentations. This book is a valuable resource for all those who deal with adolescent patients in primary care, emergency departments, and hospital and outpatient settings.

Book Title : Adolescence Risk and Resilience
Author : John Coleman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2007-12-17
Pages : 205
ISBN : 9780470025024
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Adolescence is often portrayed as an age of particular risk. Adolescents are not only considered a risk to themselves, but also to the rest of society. As a society, we are nervous of them, and consider them vulnerable, yet the seeds of successful and independent adult life are laid down in adolescence, and they need all the help and support that they can get at a challenging time. Adolescents at Risk: Against the Odds looks in depth at some of the key risks faced by adolescents, and at some of the ways in which they can be alleviated. The book is structured according to the operational challenges the research informs.

Book Title : Identity In Adolescence
Author : Jane Kroger
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2004-08-02
Pages : 288
ISBN : 9781134462032
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Fully updated to include the most recent research and theoretical developments in the field, the third edition of Identity in Adolescence examines the two way interaction of individual and social context in the process of identity formation. Setting the developmental tradition in context, Jane Kroger begins by providing a brief overview of the theoretical approaches to adolescent identity formation currently in use. This is followed by a discussion of five developmental models which reflect a range of attempts from the oldest to among the most recent efforts to describe this process and include the work of Erik Erikson, Peter Blos, Lawrence Kohlberg, Jane Loevinger, and Robert Kegan. Although focussing on each theorist in turn, this volume also goes on to compare and integrate the varied theoretical models and research findings and sets out some of the practical implications for social response to adolescents. Different social and cultural conditions and their effect on the identity formation process are also covered as are contemporary contextual, narrative, and postmodern approaches to understanding and researching identity issues. The book is ideal reading for students of adolescence, identity and developmental psychology.