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New and Published Books

  1. Personality Development

    Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Investigations of Loevinger's Conception of Ego Development

    Edited by P. Michiel Westenberg, Augusto Blasi, Lawrence D. Cohn

    Jane Loevinger's innovative research methodology, psychometric rigor, and theoretical scope have attracted the attention of numerous scholars and researchers. Empirical investigations employing Loevinger's Washington University Sentence Completion Test of ego development (WUSCT) have appeared with...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Applications of Nonlinear Dynamics To Developmental Process Modeling

    Edited by Karl M. Newell, Peter C.M. Molenaar

    There has been an increasing interest in the application of dynamical systems to the study of development over the last decade. The explosion of the dynamical systems framework in the physical and biological sciences has opened the door to a new Zeitgeist for studying development. This appeal to...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Promoting Adherence to Medical Treatment in Chronic Childhood Illness

    Concepts, Methods, and Interventions

    Edited by Dennis Drotar

    Based on a conference that assembled experts in the field of pediatric compliance in chronic illness, this book presents the latest data and conceptual models of adherence to treatment and recommendations for new directions in the field. Interdisciplinary in approach, the contributors represent a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Conflict, Contradiction, and Contrarian Elements in Moral Development and Education

    Edited by Larry Nucci

    The premise of this book is that individuals and societies have an inexorable urge to morally develop by challenging the assumptions of the previous generation in terms of what is right and wrong. The focus is on the nature and functional value of conflicts and challenges to the dominant moral and...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    By John Coleman

    "It’s easier to be a brain surgeon than a really good parent!" No one finds it easy to be a parent of a teenager. How strict or easy-going should you be? What is the best way to support a teenager who is pushing you away? What do you do if homework is being ignored, or if a young person is up half...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Growing Up Fast

    Re-Visioning Adolescent Mothers' Transitions to Young Adulthood

    By Bonnie J. Ross Leadbeater

    The first edition of Growing Up Fast attempted to counter the stereotype of poor, minority adolescent mothers and describe the diversity of their educational, work, parenting, and relationship experiences. The volume followed a strengths-based approach to understanding why some mothers appeared...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Indigenous Adolescent Development

    Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

    By Les B. Whitbeck, Melissa Walls, Kelley Hartshorn

    Series: Explorations in Developmental Psychology

    This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Psychology Press