Adolescent Development Products

  • Adolescence

    Psychotherapy and the Emergent Self

    By Mark McConville

    Many therapists can attest to the fact that adolescents can be difficult and frustating clients-problems are seldom well defined, clearly delineated symptoms are more exception than the rule, and troubling situations often involve the entire family.     Gestalt therapist Mark…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Gestalt Press

  • Adolescent Storm and Stress

    An Evaluation of the Mead-freeman Controversy

    By James E. C“t‚, James E. Cote

    In 1928, Margaret Mead published her first book, entitled Coming of Age in Samoa, in which she described to the Western world an exotic culture where people "came of age" with a minimum of "storm and stress." In 1983, Derek Freeman, an Australian anthropologist, published a book in which he…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Alcohol Problems Among Adolescents

    Current Directions in Prevention Research

    Edited by Gayle M. Boyd, Jan Howard, Robert A. Zucker

    Alcohol misuse presents a major risk for health and well-being throughout the life-span, but youth have a special vulnerability. Alcohol is the most widely used drug by adolescents. For some, this may be one or two isolated occasions of youthful experimentation; for others, the use becomes…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Black Adolescent Development

    By Stephanie I Coard

    Blacks represent the largest non-white, ethnic minority group in American society, and adolescents constitute a significant proportion of this population. Despite this fact, the attention devoted to the life experiences and development of Black adolescents by educators and researchers has been…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck, Michele Peterson-Badali, Michael Freeman

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy or capable of having rights is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights as well as a tendency to grant young people some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Adolescent Brain

    Changes in learning, decision-making and social relations

    By Eveline A. Crone

    In recent years there have been tremendous advances in understanding how brain development underlies behavioural changes in adolescence. Based on the latest discoveries in the research field, Eveline A. Crone examines changes in learning, emotions, face processing and social relationships in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • Positive Youth Development in Global Contexts of Social and Economic Change

    Edited by Anne C. Petersen, Silvia H. Koller, Frosso Motti-Stefanidi, Suman Verma

    The youth of the world are our most important assets. When youth develop positively, they have the power to benefit themselves, their families, communities, and societies. These tremendous benefits accrue for many generations, so investments in youth represent a highly cost-effective opportunity…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Adolescence and the Brain

    By Anne-Lise Goddings, Kathryn Mills

    By combining information from neuroimaging studies with evidence from animal research, psychological research, epidemiology and histology, we can piece together the major developments, and relate these to typical adolescent behaviours. There is immense potential for the fields of health, education…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Adolescence, Affect and Health

    By Donna Spruijt-Metz

    Originally published in 1999, this title covers the entire empirical cycle in adolescent health research and education. It describes in depth the development and evaluation of a health education programme designed to enhance everyday health-related behaviours in an adolescent population, and offers…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Emotion, Cognition, Health, and Development in Children and Adolescents

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Susman, Lynne V. Feagans, William J. Ray

    Originally published in 1992 this title came out of a conference on emotion and cognition as antecedents and consequences of health and disease processes in children and adolescents. The theoretical rationale for the conference was based on the assumption that the development of emotion, cognition,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Romantic Relationships and Sexuality in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    The Role of Parents, Peers and Partners

    Edited by Daphne van de Bongardt, Rongqin Yu, Maja Dekovic, Wim Meeus

    Romantic relationship formation and the engagement in sexual behaviors are normative and salient developmental tasks for adolescents and young adults. These developmental tasks are increasingly viewed from an ecological perspective, thus as strongly embedded in different social contexts. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge

  • Pathways Through Adolescence

    individual Development in Relation To Social Contexts

    Edited by Lisa J. Crockett, Ann C. Crouter

    Adolescent researchers are increasingly aware that they must examine development both across time and across context. To do so, however, requires new conceptualizations and methodological approaches to the study of development, including attention to the pathways young people choose in adolescence…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Psychology Press
    Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

2Series in Adolescent Development

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