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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 102 new and published books in the subject of Adolescent Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Youth On Religion

    The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity

    By Nicola Madge, Peter Hemming, Kevin Stenson

    Globalisation has led to increasing cultural and religious diversity in cities around the world. What are the implications for young people growing up in these settings? How do they develop their religious identities, and what roles do families, friends and peers, teachers, religious leaders and...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Adolescent Development

    Edited by Sandy Jackson, Luc Goossens

    Handbook of Adolescent Development fills a gap in the literature on adolescent development and behaviour: all of the authors of the various chapters were invited to include as many findings on European adolescents as possible. Through this specific emphasis, the handbook provides a complement to...

    Published December 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. An Introduction to Consultee-Centered Consultation in the Schools

    A Step-by-Step Guide to the Process and Skills

    By Jonathan H. Sandoval

    Series: Consultation and Intervention Series in School Psychology

    Drawing on historical writings about mental health consultation and on contemporary research and theory, Jonathan Sandoval lucidly explains the consultee-centered approach to consultation. The book provides an expert foundation on which to build a training program for future school-based...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Cyberbullying through the New Media

    Findings from an international network

    Edited by Peter K. Smith, Georges Steffgen

    Cyberbullying is one of the darker and more troubling aspects to the growing accessibility of new media technologies. Children in developed countries engage with cyberspace at younger and younger ages, and the use of the internet as a means to bully and harass has been greeted with alarm by...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Adolescent Mental Health

    Prevention and intervention

    By Terje Ogden, Kristine Amlund Hagen

    Adolescence is a period of rapid growth, maturing individuality, vulnerabilities and fortitude. Fortunately, most youths go through this period of life in a healthy way, but some do not. Adolescent Mental Health: Prevention and Intervention is a concise and accessible overview of our current...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Developmental Science of Adolescence

    History Through Autobiography

    Edited by Richard M. Lerner, Anne C. Petersen, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn

    The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the history they are recounting, each chapter is an engaging and personal account of the past,...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. 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 8th 2013 by Psychology Press