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  1. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and see him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?


     

  2. Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs

    NEW Working with Children and Youth with Complex Needs provides a detailed description of techniques and rich stories of how social workers, psychologists, counselors, and child and youth care workers can help young people become more resilient. With ample case studies and fascinating explanations of research, Dr. Ungar shows why we need to work just as hard changing the environments that surround children as we do changing children themselves.  

  3. Enhancing Self-Control in Adolescents

    NEW This book offers an innovative, trans-diagnostic approach to enhancing self-control in adolescents based directly on personality and social psychological science. It thus fills a void. While several books address specific disorders such as ADHD, poor school performance, and aggression, this is one of the first books to translate social and personality psychology research into a set of generally applicable treatment strategies. 

  4. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  5. Author of the Month October 2014: John Mordechai Gottman

    Dr. John Mordechai Gottman, author of the upcoming Principia Amoris: The New Science of Love, is the Routledge Mental Health Author of the Month for October 2014. Dr. Gottman is a scholar and researcher renowned for his work on marital stability and divorce prediction. He has conducted 40 years of research with thousands of couples, and is the cofounder, with his wife, Dr. Julie Schwartz Gottman, of the Gottman Institute

  6. An Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy

    "This book provides a scholarly and practical approach to the advancements in the field of family therapy. This well-conceived text is a must-read for those who are teaching, learning, and looking to expand their knowledge about family therapy approaches, research, and ethical issues." - Jennifer Hodgson, PhD, LMFT, Professor, East Carolina University; Former Chair, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education 

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  7. New:  Psychological Assessment with the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF

    This third edition apprises users of the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-Restructured Form (RF) for the ever-changing landscape of this dynamic personality/psychopathology instrument and its expanding utility in a variety of contexts. Two new chapters addressing the RC scales and the MMPI-2-RF are included in this updated text. Additionally, over 450 new references have been incorporated into the book, with information gathered and organized for practical clinical and forensic applications.  

  8. September 4 is World Sexual Health Day 2014!

    In honor of September 4, World Sexual Health Day 2014, check out this collection of resources and free-access journal articles on sex, sexuality, and intimate relationships.

  9. An Emotionally Focused Workbook for Couples

    "This book offers ’power tools’ for couples who want to look deeply at themselves and their relationship. The authors go a lot deeper than routine techniques of marital communication--they get to the heart of the matter. And so will you if you read, digest, and practice what this books offers."-- William J. Doherty, PhD, Professor of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota, USA and Author of Take Back Your Marriage

  10. Why Love Matters, 2nd Edition

    Love matters. And we have the science to prove it.

    Should I put my baby in a nursery?
    Can we prevent anti-social behavior?
    Will my depression be passed on to my child?

    This new edition of Why Love Matters, by Sue Gerhardt, throws some fresh light on these perennially challenging questions by updating its popular and accessible account of how the brain develops in early life.  

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