Changes in Social Activities, Roles, and Beliefs
This book is intended as a thoughtful extension to Bachman et al.'s well-received monograph Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthood. That volume showed that the new freedoms of young adulthood lead to increases in substance use, while the responsibilities of adulthood--marriage,...
Published July 8th 2013 by Psychology Press
How Successes and Failures in School Relate to Adolescent Smoking, Drinking, Drug Use, and Delinquency
Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health - the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences,...
Published August 19th 2007 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of applied Developmental Science
Prevention and developmental sciences have many complementary goals and much to gain by collaboration. With random assignment to conditions and long-term multivariate follow-up of individuals across significant years in the life span, fundamental basic and applied research questions can now be...
Published August 31st 2001 by Psychology Press
The Impacts of New Freedoms and New Responsibilities
Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol,...
Published December 31st 1996 by Psychology Press
A Life-span Developmental Approach
This book places career development into the mainstream of human development research and theory. The result is a powerful synthesis of vocational psychology and the most recent advances in lifespan developmental psychology, thus offering a developmental-contextual framework for guiding theory and...
Published April 30th 1986 by Routledge