Originally published in 1999, the author addresses the American tragedy of some two million youth running away from home each year. This title proposes a model for examining the relationship between multiple types of childhood trauma – physical, sexual and psychological abuse, exposure to domestic violence – and psychological functioning in a sample of 140 homeless adolescents.
Tables. Figures. Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction 2. Review of the Literature 3. Methods 4. Results 5. Discussion. References. Appendices. Index
Routledge Library Editions: Adolescence brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1975 and 1999. The set covers a variety of issues that may arise in adolescence: from developmental changes and family/parental relationships to more serious problems such as depression, trauma and abuse.