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  1. The Adolescent Experience

    European and American Adolescents in the 1990s

    By August Flammer, Francoise D. Alsaker

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    The opening of the borders to Eastern Europe has expanded our view on European diversities and offered new opportunities to examine the effects of the heterogeneity in European cultural backgrounds and political systems on personality and social development. This book is a first step in utilizing...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Decline of Substance Use in Young Adulthood

    Changes in Social Activities, Roles, and Beliefs

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Patrick M. O'Malley, John E. Schulenberg, Lloyd D. Johnston, Alison L. Bryant, Alicia C. Merline

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    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 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Arenas of Comfort in Adolescence

    A Study of Adjustment in Context

    By Jeylan T. Mortimer, Kathleen T. Call

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Adolescence is a time when the social world expands, a time of increasing engagement beyond the family sphere to the school, the peer group, and the workplace. These contexts may present experiences that differ greatly in their tone and content, either contributing to or hindering satisfaction and...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Growing Up Fast

    Transitions To Early Adulthood of Inner-city Adolescent Mothers

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater, Niobe Way

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    In this book the authors examine in depth the lives of inner-city adolescent mothers, going beyond stereotypes to illuminate the diverse pathways to young adulthood taken by these young women. The different ways they respond to becoming a parent reflect a range of abilities, aspirations, and...

    Published February 5th 2013 by Psychology Press

  5. Interwoven Lives

    Adolescent Mothers and Their Children

    By Thomas L. Whitman, John G. Borkowski, Deborah A. Keogh, Keri Weed

    Edited by Keri Weed

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Despite a growing body of scholarship on the phenomenon of adolescent parenting, minimal attention has been given to investigating systematic changes in adolescent mothers' and their children's psychological functioning over time. This book reports on a longitudinal study conducted to examine the...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthood

    The Impacts of New Freedoms and New Responsibilities

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Katherine N. Wadsworth, Patrick M. O'Malley, Lloyd D. Johnston, John E. Schulenberg

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    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 January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  7. Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting

    Findings From A Racially Diverse Sample

    By Patricia L. East, Marianne E. Felice

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    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...

    Published July 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  8. Life Values and Adolescent Mental Health

    By Patricia Cohen, Jacob Cohen

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Arising from the Cohens' work on the epidemiology of childhood psychopathology, this book explores the two aspects of motivational structure--ideas and values--that underlie the development of maladaptive functioning and symptoms. The first aspect is a measure of what children admire in their peers...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  9. Stress, Coping, and Relationships in Adolescence

    By Inge Seiffge-Krenke

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Unique and comprehensive, this volume integrates the most updated theory and research relating to adolescent coping and its determinants. This book is the result of the author's long interest in, and study of, stress, coping, and relationships in adolescence. It begins with an overview of research...

    Published August 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  10. Adolescent Storm and Stress

    An Evaluation of the Mead-freeman Controversy

    By James E. C“t‚, James E. Cote

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    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...

    Published January 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

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