Launched in 1971, Adolescent Psychiatry, in the words of founding coeditors Sherman C. Feinstein, Peter L. Giovacchini, and Arthur A. Miller, promised "to explore adolescence as a process . . . to enter challenging and exciting areas that may have profound effects on our basic concepts." Further, they promised a "series that will provide a forum for the expression of ideas and problems that plague and excite so many of us working in this enigmatic but fascinating field." For over two decades, Adolescent Psychiatry has fulfilled this promise. The repository of a wealth of original studies by preeminent clinicians, developmental researchers, and social scientists specializing in this stage of life, the series has become an essential resource for all mental health practitioners working with youth.
Volume 21 honors the memory of Richard C. Marohn, former editor of Adolescent Psychiatry, and Herman D. Staples, founding member of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. It begins with a section of papers that ranges over important aspects of "Development and Psychopathology." Topics explored by the contributors include: adolescents and authority; adolescents and disaster; adolescent awareness of the past; adolescent daughters of divorce; parent loss; adolescent schizophrenia; and adolescent mood disorders. Sections on "Assessment," "Issues in Psychotherapy," and "Training" round out a balanced survey of the field that is true to the spirit of this distinguished series. Volume 21 will be rewarding reading for child and adolescent therapists and all students of early development.
Table of Contents
Part I: Development and Psychopathology. Jaffe, A Hierarchical Model of Adolescent Development: Implications for Psychotherapy. Villeneuve, The Awareness of the Past in Adolescence. Katz, Adolescence, Authority, and Change. Sugar, Adolescents and Disaster. Perl, Breaking Up or Breaking Away: The Struggle Around Autonomy and Individuation among Adolescent Daughters of Divorce. Garber, Parent Loss in Childhood and Adult Psychopathology. Part, Harrow, Jobe, & Dougherty, Thought Disorders in Adolescent Schizophrenia: Toward an Integrative Model. Perosa, Simons, & Perosa, The Family Perceptions of Young Adults with Putative Risk for Schizophrenia. Ponton, Adolescent Mood Disorders. Part II: Assessment. Godenne, Hearing the S.O.S.: Assessing the Lethality of a Youth in Distress. Weist, Baker-Sinclair, Use of Structured Assessment Tools in Clinical Practice. Cohen, On the Uses and Misuses of Psychoeducational Evaluations. Part III: Issues in Psychotherapy. Kalogerakis, Adolescent Analyzability Reconsidered. Marohn, Failures in Everyday Psychotherapy. Lage, Self Psychology Perspectives on Adolescents. Trad, The Psychotherapeutic Pathway to Adaptive Individuation for Adolescents Confronting Conflict. Part IV: Interventions for Violence and Trauma. Weist, Warner, Intervening Against Violence in the Schools. Weine, The Game's the Thing: Play Psychotherapy with a Traumatized Young Adolescent Boy. Part V: Special Section on Training. Rosner, Report of the Accreditation Council on Fellowships in Adolescent Psychiatry. Hendren, Armentano, Grater, Mikkelsen, Sarles, & Sondheimer, Adolescent Psychiatry Training: Guidelines for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residents, General Psychiatry Residents, and Medical Students.
Lois T Flaherty, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist on the teaching faculty of Harvard University and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. A past president of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry and a consultant to the Center for School Mental Health Assistance in Baltimore, Dr. Flaherty remains active in school-based mental health programs and community psychiatry.
Harvey A. Horowitz, M.D., was President of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry in 1991 and has served as a Senior Editor of Adolescent Psychiatry since 1990. A Fellow of ASAP and the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Horowitz has held a variety of directorships within the adolescent programs at the Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital and is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania.