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  1. Social and Personality Development

    By Tina Abbott

    Series: Routledge Modular Psychology

    Social and Personality Development looks at the processes by which we come to be who we are. It covers a range of topics central to personality and developmental psychology. The book is arranged in three sections, the first covering the main theories of personality, the second describing the...

    Published November 7th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Sexual Teens, Sexual Media

    Investigating Media's Influence on Adolescent Sexuality

    Edited by Jane D. Brown, Jeanne R. Steele, Kim Walsh-Childers

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This collection explores the sexual content of U.S. mass media and its influence in the lives of adolescents. Contributors address the topic of sexuality broadly, including evidence not only about physical sex acts, but also about the role the media play in the development of gender roles,...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Conditions for Optimal Development in Adolescence

    An Experiential Approach: A Special Issue of Applied Developmental Science

    Edited by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Barbara Schneider

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 February 28th 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. Does It Take A Village?

    Community Effects on Children, Adolescents, and Families

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    Does It Take a Village? focuses on the mechanisms that link community characteristics to the functioning of the families and individuals within them--community norms, economic opportunities, reference groups for assessing relative deprivation, and social support networks. Contributors underscore...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  6. Promoting Adolescent Development in Community Context

    Challenges To Scholars, Nonprofit Managers, and Higher Education. A Special Issue of applied Developmental Science

    Edited by Shepherd Zeldin, Linda Camino, Wendy Wheeler

    The scholarships of discovery (empirical research) and application (community-based practice) are alone insufficient in creating the types of valid and relevant information necessary to understand and promote youth development as it occurs in community context. Discovery and application need to be...

    Published July 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  7. Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day, Janet Alberts, Michael L. Hecht, Melanie R. Trost, Robert L. Krizek

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    Adolescent Relationships and Drug Use explores the communicative and relational features of adolescent drug use. It focuses on peer norms, risk, and protective factors and considers how drugs are offered to adolescents, examining such factors as who makes the offers and how they are resisted, where...

    Published January 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. The Health Care Setting As A Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse

    A Special Issue of children's Health Care

    Edited by Keith L. Kaufman

    This special issue was designed to explore the role of health care professionals in the assessment, treatment, and prevention of child maltreatment. The initial five articles were solicited to enhance our understanding of various forms of child maltreatment as well as approaches designed to...

    Published April 30th 1999 by Psychology Press

  9. Studying Minority Adolescents

    Conceptual, Methodological, and Theoretical Issues

    Edited by Vonnie C. McLoyd, Laurence Steinberg

    In the burgeoning research literature on adolescents, the relative paucity of work examining ethnic variations in developmental processes is a glaring gap, particularly because approximately one third of American young people now come from an ethnic minority background. A primary factor in this...

    Published June 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  10. Empirically Supported Psychosocial Interventions for Children

    A Special Issue of the journal of Clinical Child Psychology

    Edited by Christopher J. Lonigan, Jean C. Elbert

    Attempts to identify empirically supported psychosocial interventions for children with specific disorders and commentary on the state of the research literature in those areas....

    Published May 31st 1998 by Psychology Press