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The Adolescent

The Adolescent Author F. Philip Rice
ISBN-10 0205534651
Release 2008
Pages 524
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The Adolescent: Development, Relationships and Culture offers an eclectic, interdisciplinary approach to the study of adolescence, presenting both psychological and sociological viewpoints as well as educational, demographic, and economic data. This text discusses not just one theory on the subject, but many, and outlines the contributions, strengths, and weaknesses of each. The authors also take into consideration current and important topics such as ethnic identity formation, gender issues, the Internet, effects of single-parent families, etc. The twelfth edition features a beautiful new full-color design. The result is a vibrant treatment of the adolescent that offers current scholarship as well as an understanding of what it means to be an adolescent today.

The Adolescent

The Adolescent Author Kim Gale Dolgin
ISBN-10 0205731368
Release 2010-05-21
Pages 510
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Prev. ed. published under author: F. Philip Rice.

The Adolescent

The Adolescent Author Kim Gale Dolgin
ISBN-10 0134415299
Release 2017-04-05
Pages 608
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For courses in Adolescent Development An overview of adolescence that helps students see themselves in the discipline The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture offers an eclectic, interdisciplinary approach to the study of adolescence, presenting biological, psychological, and sociological viewpoints alongside educational, demographic, and economic data. Author Kim Dolgin places emphasis upon American adolescents, but also explores the issues facing adolescents in the developing world, as well as in Europe and Oceania. The Fourteenth Edition offers coverage of contemporary topics -- such as increases in youth homelessness and sexting -- to command student interest and reinforce the relevance of the course. NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook. The Adolescent: Development, Relationships, and Culture, Fourteenth Edition is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Secrets of the Teenage Brain

Secrets of the Teenage Brain Author Sheryl G. Feinstein
ISBN-10 9781620878774
Release 2013
Pages 202
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Provides instructional strategies teachers can modify to best reach teenage students and includes research explaining the growing adolescent brain.


Adolescence Author John W. Santrock
ISBN-10 1259251098
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 592
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Adolescence has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Adolescence also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Adolescence book for free.

Adolescent Addiction

Adolescent Addiction Author Cecilia A. Essau
ISBN-10 0080559794
Release 2008-03-20
Pages 344
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Adolescent Addiction: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Treatment presents a comprehensive review of information on adolescent addiction, including prevalence and co-morbidity rates, risk factors to addiction, and prevention and treatment strategies. Unlike other books that may focus on one specific addiction, this book covers a wide range of addictions in adolescents, including alcohol, cannabis, tobacco, eating, gambling, internet and video games, and sex addiction. Organized into three sections, the book begins with the classification and assessment of adolescent addiction. Section two has one chapter each on the aforementioned addictions, discussing for each the definition, epidemiology, risk factors, co-morbidity, course and outcome, and prevention and intervention. Section three discusses the assessment and treatment of co-morbid conditions in greater detail as well as the social and political implications of adolescent addictions. Intended to be of practical use to clinicians treating adolescent addiction, the book contains a wealth of information that will be of use to the researcher as well. Contributors to the book represent the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. About the Editor: Cecilia A. Essau is professor of developmental psychopathology at Roehampton University in London, UK. Specializing in child and adolescent psychopathology, she has been an author or editor of 12 previous books in child psychopathology and is author of over 100 research articles and book chapters in this area. Comprehensive with the state-of-the-art information on important and the most common adolescent addiction Easy to understand and organized chapters Written by international experts

Aging the Individual and Society

Aging  the Individual  and Society Author Susan Hillier
ISBN-10 9781285746616
Release 2014-01-15
Pages 496
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Updated throughout with relevant new examples, research, and photos, AGING, THE INDIVIDUAL, AND SOCIETY, Tenth Edition, brings a social problems approach to the interdisciplinary study of gerontology. This accessible text combines academic research with an empathetic view of the lives of older people to involve students emotionally and intellectually in the material. Activities offer many opportunities for experiential learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Adolescent Development

Adolescent Development Author Deborah Margolis
ISBN-10 0759359636
Release 2006-01
Pages 576
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Recently revised to reflect all the current research and hot topics in the field, Adolescent Development 3e builds on the success of its previous editions with a strong emphasis on applications. An ideal text for psychology and family studies courses, the applications approach also works very well in schools of education and nursing. In addition, the book does an excellent job covering the relationship of biological, sociological and psychological forces in human development.

Marriages Families and Relationships Making Choices in a Diverse Society

Marriages  Families  and Relationships  Making Choices in a Diverse Society Author Mary Ann Lamanna
ISBN-10 9781337109666
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 592
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This best-selling text on marriages, families, and relationships combines a rigorous scholarly and applied approach with a theme especially relevant to today's dynamic global environment: making choices in a diverse society. The authors use an engaging narrative to create a highly readable text that offers insightful perspectives on the diversity of our modern society, including different ethnic traditions and family forms. The balanced presentation discusses a variety of theoretical perspectives (e.g., family ecology, structure-functional, interaction-constructionist, family systems, biosocial), emphasizing both social structure and the importance of individual agency, choice, and decision-making. Students are encouraged to question assumptions and reconcile conflicting ideas and values as they make informed choices in their own lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Personality Theories

Personality Theories Author Eric Shiraev
ISBN-10 9781483312774
Release 2016-09-28
Pages 536
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Personality Theories: A Global View by leading scholar Eric Shiraev takes a dynamic, integrated, and cross-cultural approach to the study of personality. The text is organized around three general questions: Where did personality theories come from? How did the theorists study facts? How do we apply personality theories now? These questions provide a consistent focus on social context, interdisciplinary science, and applications. Going beyond traditional research from the Western tradition, the book also covers theories and studies rooted in the experiences of other countries and cultures.

My Virtual Teen Passcode

My Virtual Teen Passcode Author Frank Manis
ISBN-10 0205800823
Release 2010-01-14
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- My Virtual Teen is an interactive web-based simulation that allows you to raise a child and monitor the effects of your parenting decisions over time. The program runs from birth through age 18, focusing mostly on the teenage years. This engaging website lets you apply the key concepts that you are learning in you adolescent development class. Available at COMING NOVEMBER 2009!

Your Adolescent

Your Adolescent Author David Pruitt, M.D.
ISBN-10 9780061757914
Release 2009-10-13
Pages 400
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Parents, teachers, and mental health workers will find the answersto these- and many other-questions in this forthright yet compassionate guide to helping your adolescent through the tumultuous teen years. From peer pressure and self-esteem to experimentation with sex, alcohol, and drugs, this invaluable resource covers a wide range of pratical issues. Here as well is information on more serious obstacles to a teen's development that may require professional intervention, such as depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, and disruptive behavorial disorders. As surely as every child will become a teen, every person that must relate to a teen will find this book a reliable, indespensable guide to the ups and downs of adolecence.

Handbook of Adolescent Development

Handbook of Adolescent Development Author Sandy Jackson
ISBN-10 0415648173
Release 2013
Pages 419
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This text fills a gap in the literature on adolescent development and behavior.Theories of adolescence, along with emotional, physical and cognitive issues are explored. Topics covered include: families, peer relations, school and leisure time, as well as problem areas such as depression, drug consumption and delinquency. This book also incorporates a comprehensive review of the literature in the area and considers avenues for future research.

The Teen Years Explained

The Teen Years Explained Author Clea McNeely
ISBN-10 9780615302461
Release 2010-02-01
Pages 103
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We idealize childhood and demonize adolescence, often viewing the typical teenager as a bundle of problems. Yet according to a new book, The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development, by Clea McNeely, MPH, DrPH and Jayne Blanchard, adolescence can be a time of opportunity, not turmoil. By understanding the developmental stages and changes of adolescence, both teens and adults can get the most out of this second decade of life. In plain English, this guide incorporates the latest scientific findings about physical, emotional, cognitive, identity formation, sexual and spiritual development with tips and strategies on how to use this information in real-life situations involving teens. Whether you have five minutes or five hours, you will find something useful in this book. This practical and colorful guide to healthy adolescent development is an essential resource for parents, teens, and all people who work with young people.

Experience Human Development

Experience Human Development Author Diane Papalia
ISBN-10 9780077776336
Release 2014-10-30
Pages 800
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Experience the human side of development Papalia helps students experience the human side of development by exposing them to culture and diversity, immersing them in practical application, and helping them study smarter through personalized learning and reporting. Experience a program that connects students to the real world. McGraw-Hill’s Milestones is a groundbreaking, longitudinal video series that tracks the development of real children as they progress through the early stages of physical, social, and emotional development during the first few weeks, months, and years of their lives. Milestones provides a unique, experiential learning environment that can only be achieved by watching real human development as it happens. Additionally, the Research in Action feature highlights interesting and timely topics. Experience the diversity of the human experience. The 13th edition of this classic best-seller retains the extensive and integrated cross-cultural and multicultural coverage as previous editions.

Child Development

Child Development Author Murray Krantz
ISBN-10 0534131700
Release 1994
Pages 605
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A frank, realistic treatment of the risks and opportunities children and caregivers face; unique for following each objective discussion of theory and research with suggestions for applying material.

Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents

Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents Author Margaret E. Blaustein
ISBN-10 9781609180324
Release 2010-03-18
Pages 372
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Grounded in theory and research on complex childhood trauma, this book provides an accessible, flexible, and comprehensive framework for intervention with children and adolescents and their caregivers. It is packed with practical clinical tools that are applicable in a range of settings, from outpatient treatment centers to residential programs. Rather than presenting a one-size-fits-all treatment model, the authors show how to plan and organize individualized interventions that promote resilience, strengthen child–caregiver relationships, and restore developmental competencies derailed by chronic, multiple stressors. More than 45 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms are featured; the large-size format facilitates photocopying.