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  1. 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 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Adolescent Romantic Relations and Sexual Behavior

    Theory, Research, and Practical Implications

    Edited by Paul Florsheim

    Developmental and clinical researchers have only just discovered the phenomenon of adolescent romance as a topic of serious scientific inquiry. This discovery may be related to the overwhelming evidence that adult romantic relationships are failing at alarming rates. Dramatic increases in the rates...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. Young People and the Care Experience

    Research, Policy and Practice

    By Julie Shaw, Nick Frost

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The care system looks after the most vulnerable young people in society – those who are, for a variety of reasons, unable to live with their parents. Young People and the Care Experience examines what can be done to support young people to remain at home, and if this is not possible, how they can...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Trafficked Young People

    Breaking the Wall of Silence

    By Jenny J. Pearce, Patricia Hynes, Silvie Bovarnick

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Human trafficking constitutes one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. However, many social work practitioners still have a poor and incomplete understanding of the experiences of children and young people who have been trafficked. In Trafficked Young People, the authors call...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Adolescent Development and School Achievement in Urban Communities

    Resilience in the Neighborhood

    Edited by Gary Creasey, Patricia A Jarvis

    This timely volume explores essential themes, issues, and challenges related to adolescents’ lives and learning in underserviced urban areas. Distinguished scholars provide theoretically grounded, multidisciplinary perspectives on contexts and forces that influence adolescent development and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Teenagers and Technology

    By Chris Davies, Rebecca Eynon

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    The popular media often presents a negative picture of young people and technology. From addiction to gaming, the distractions of the Internet, to the risks of social networking, the downsides of new technology in the lives of teenagers are often over-blown. Teenagers and Technology presents a...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge