Adolescent Development Products

  • 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

    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Gestalt Press

  • Adolescent Storm and Stress

    An Evaluation of the Mead-freeman Controversy

    By James E. Ct,, 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 – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Psychology Press

  • 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, including…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    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 – 2016-08-31 
    Psychology Press
    Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

  • Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting

    Findings From A Racially Diverse Sample

    By Patricia L. East, Marianne E. Felice

    Written by a pediatrician/adolescent medicine specialist and a developmental psychologist, this book is a collection of informative, nonredundant yet comprehensive studies on adolescent pregnancy and parenting. More than 200 adolescent women in an ethnically diverse sample were studied prenatally…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Psychology Press
    Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

  • Discussions on Ego Identity

    By Jane Kroger

    Edited by Jane Kroger, Jane Kroger

    Identity has been a topical issue in both popular and social science literatures for the past forty years. The writings of Erik Erikson on the identity formation process of late adolescence have provided an important theoretical foundation to clinical, counseling, and educational practices. As the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • The Developmental Psychology of Planning

    Why, How, and When Do We Plan?

    Edited by Sarah L. Friedman, Ellin Kofsky Scholnick

    Planning is defined as formulating an organized method for action in advance. Although people do not plan all the time and planning does not occur in every situation, planning skill is central to all human behavior. There are developmental differences in planning skill and in the motivation to plan…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    Psychology Press

  • Parents and Digital Technology

    How to Raise the Connected Generation

    By Suzie Hayman, John Coleman

    Children today are digital natives, growing up in an age where social media and online communication is the norm. This book is an indispensable guide for parents who may feel they are struggling to keep up, addressing the issues that young people and their families face in the world of modern…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Child Psychology

    A Handbook of Contemporary Issues, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Balter, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    This third edition of Child Psychology continues the tradition of showcasing cutting-edge research in the field of developmental science, including individual differences, dynamic systems and processes, and contexts of development. While retaining a similar structure to the last edition, this…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11
    Psychology Press

  • Re-Designing Youth Sport

    Change the Game

    By John McCarthy, Lou Bergholz, Megan Bartlett

    Many observers have pointed out what is wrong with youth sport: an emphasis on winning at all costs; parental over-involvement; high participation costs that exclude many families; lack of vigorous physical activity; lack of player engagement; and no focus on development. Currently, most attempts…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Psychology Press

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