The Adolescent Experience - Gullotta, Thomas P.; Adams, Gerald R.; Markstrom, Carol A.
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The Adolescent Experience places the college student at the very heart of the book. The authors engage in a dialogue with the reader that is warm, caring, and often humorous as they write and share material about this time of life. The authors emphasize the role that development and society play in the lives of young people. The book has a solid research basis with a historical and multicultural focus. But most important, the book is practical and applied with the strongest prevention/health promotion material available in any basic undergraduate adolescent psychology text currently on the market.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The Adolescent Experience places the college student at the very heart of the book. The authors engage in a dialogue with the reader that is warm, caring, and often humorous as they write and share material about this time of life. The authors emphasize the role that development and society play in the lives of young people. The book has a solid research basis with a historical and multicultural focus. But most important, the book is practical and applied with the strongest prevention/health promotion material available in any basic undergraduate adolescent psychology text currently on the market.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: ACADEMIC PR INC
  • Revised
  • Seitenzahl: 568
  • Erscheinungstermin: September 1999
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 233mm x 190mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 1002g
  • ISBN-13: 9780123055606
  • ISBN-10: 0123055601
  • Artikelnr.: 39336955
Autorenporträt
Thomas P. Gullotta is CEO of the Child and Family Agency and is a member of the faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Primary Prevention. He serves as a general series book editor for Advances in Adolescent Development, and is the senior book series editor for Issues in Children's and Families' Lives. In addition, he serves as the monograph series editor for Prevention in Practice. Gullotta holds editorial appointments on the Journal of Early Adolescence, Adolescence, and the Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation. He serves on the Board of the National Mental Health Association and works frequently as a consultant for several branches of the U.S. Federal Government on issues relating to young people and primary prevention. He has published extensively on adolescents and primary prevention.
Inhaltsangabe
Preface.
Welcome to the Study of Adolescence:
Welcome to the Study of Adolescence.
Theories and Research Methods.
Patterns of Adolescent Development:
Intellectual and Cognitive Development.
Identity Development and Self-Concept.
Gender Differences and Sex-Role Development.
Physical Growth and Sexual Development.
Influences on Adolescent Development:
The Family.
Peer, Leisure, and Work Experiences.
Education.
Dealing with Issues of Concern: Prevention and Treatment:
Helping Adolescents: Intervention and Prevention.
Adolescent Sexuality: Issues for Concern.
Substance Use and Abuse in Adolescence.
Crime and Delinquency.
Eating Disorders.
Depression and Suicide in Adolescence.
Part Five: Parting Thoughts:
Of Time and Soothsaying.
References.
Photo Credits.
Index.