Developmental Psychology and Family Studies Textbooks

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Adolescent Development

  1. 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 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Adolescent Psychology Around the World

    Edited by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

    This book paints a portrait of adolescent psychology in 4 major regions: Africa/the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Featuring 24 revised and updated chapters from the International Encyclopedia of Adolescence (2007), readers are introduced to the way the majority of the world’s...

    Published October 5th 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. Adolescent Rationality and Development

    Cognition, Morality, and Identity, Third Edition

    By David Moshman

    Frequently cited in scholarly books and journals and praised by students, this book focuses on developmental changes and processes in adolescence rather than on the details and problems of daily life. Major developmental changes associated with adolescence are identified. Noted for its...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Applied Research in Child and Adolescent Development

    A Practical Guide

    Edited by Valerie Maholmes, Carmela Gina Lomonaco

    Developed for an NIH training institute, this volume is organized around the most frequently asked questions by researchers starting their careers in applied research in child and adolescent development. With contributions from the leading scholars in the field, actual research experiences...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Psychology Press