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  1. Adolescents' Health

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Inge Seiffge-Krenke

    This book is devoted to identifying the precursors of adolescents' health problems and risk taking behaviors and the developmental processes that accompany them. It presents data on lay conceptions of health and illness, physical maturity, causes of mortality and morbidity, and patterns of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Single-Word Reading

    Behavioral and Biological Perspectives

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Adam J. Naples

    Series: New Directions in Communication Disorders Research

    As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches, this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 26

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Lois T. Flaherty

    Volume 26 of The Annals begins with essays that address the challenge of maintaining human connections in a biological century; Philip Katz focuses on the human encounter between therapist and patient whereas Vivian Rakoff emphasizes the continuing identity of the healer throughout history. ...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 25

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Aaron H. Esman

    Volume 25 of The Annals is a timely reprise on developmental, psychotherapeutic, and forensic issues that enter into the evaluation and treatment of adolescents. It traverses different explanatory perspectives, offers integrative expositions of several treatment modalities, and wrestles with the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 29

    The Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Lois T. Flaherty

    A special section on adolescent substance abuse highlights Volume 29 of Adolescent Psychiatry. Contributions range from an examination of brain myelination in relation to onset of addictive disorders (Bartzokis) to the screening instruments used to detect substance use disorders (Rosner) to...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Piaget, Evolution, and Development

    Edited by Jonas Langer, Melanie Killen

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Based on the 25th Anniversary Symposium of the Jean Piaget Society, this book represents cutting-edge work on the mechanisms of cognitive, social, and cultural development. The authors-anthropologists, biologists, historians of science, paleontologists, and psychologists-believe that a rebirth is...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 24

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Aaron H. Esman

    Launched in 1971, Adolescent Psychiatry promised "to explore adolescence as a process . . . to enter challenging and exciting areas that may have profound effects on our basic concepts." Further, they promised "a series that will provide a forum for the expression of ideas and problems that plague...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Mild Cognitive Impairment

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Holly A. Tuokko, David F. Hultsch

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) has been identified as an important clinical transition between normal aging and the early stages of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Since treatments for AD are most likely to be most effective early in the course of the disease, MCI has become a topic of great importance...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press