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  1. Interview with John Coleman: Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me?

    Watch the latest Routledge Books video on YouTube or listen to the interview with John Coleman, a trained psychologist and renowned youth advocate, and hear him discuss his new book, Why Won't My Teenager Talk to Me?

    "Dr Coleman’s down-to-earth and highly accessible book is full of common sense and draws directly on a wide range of extremely helpful anecdotes from teenagers and parents with a variety of familiar experiences. Why Won’t My Teenager Talk to Me? will be a valuable aid to any adult who simply wants to do a good job with their teenage daughter or son" - Peter Norman, Headteacher, Waddesdon Church of England School, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK



     

  2. Substance Abuse and the Family

    Just Published  Substance Abuse and the Family demonstrates what it means to view addiction through a systems lens by considering biology and genetics, family relationships, and larger systems. Throughout the text, Michael D. Reiter shows how to examine a person’s predilection to become addicted, his or her social environment around substance use, the functionality of his or her family, and various treatment options.

  3. Live interview on ITV’s This Morning - Living with Foreign Accent Sydrome

    Foreign Accent Syndromes: The Stories People Have to Tell on This Morning with Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden.


     

  4. Why Love Matters, 2nd Edition

    Love matters. And we have the science to prove it.

    Should I put my baby in a nursery?
    Can we prevent anti-social behavior?
    Will my depression be passed on to my child?

    This new edition of Why Love Matters, by Sue Gerhardt, throws some fresh light on these perennially challenging questions by updating its popular and accessible account of how the brain develops in early life.  

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