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  1. 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 May 1st 1999 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 July 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  3. Antisocial Behavior and Mental Health Problems

    Explanatory Factors in Childhood and Adolescence

    By Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Welmoet B. Van Kammen

    Epidemiological surveys have provided key information about the prevalence and degree of seriousness at different ages of a wide array of problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance use, early sexual involvement, and mental health disorders. Knowledge of the extent of these problems and...

    Published July 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 June 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 April 1st 1998 by Psychology Press

  6. Adolescence

    Psychotherapy and the Emergent Self

    By Mark McConville

    Many therapists can attest to the fact that adolescents can be difficult and frustating clients-problems are seldom well defined, clearly delineated symptoms are more exception than the rule, and troubling situations often involve the entire family. Gestalt therapist Mark...

    Published February 1st 1998 by Gestalt Press

  7. The Developmental Psychology of Planning

    Why, How, and When Do We Plan?

    Edited by Sarah L. Friedman, Ellin Kofsky Scholnick

    Planning is defined as formulating an organized method for action in advance. Although people do not plan all the time and planning does not occur in every situation, planning skill is central to all human behavior. There are developmental differences in planning skill and in the motivation to plan...

    Published August 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  8. Immigration and the Family

    Research and Policy on U.s. Immigrants

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Nancy Landale, Nancy S. Landale

    Series: Penn State University Family Issues Symposia Series

    This book documents the third in a series of annual symposia on family issues--the National Symposium on International Migration and Family Change: The Experience of U.S. Immigrants--held at Pennsylvania State University. Although most existing literature on migration focuses solely on the origin...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Routledge

  9. Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthood

    The Impacts of New Freedoms and New Responsibilities

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Katherine N. Wadsworth, Patrick M. O'Malley, Lloyd D. Johnston, John E. Schulenberg

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol,...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  10. Adolescent Coping

    Advances in Theory, Research and Practice

    By Erica Frydenberg

    Series: Adolescence and Society

    Published December 26th 1996 by Routledge