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Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

by Laurence Steinberg

A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids.

Adolescence now lasts longer than ever...


Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls

by Rachel Simmons

REVISED AND UPDATED

WITH NEW MATERIAL ON CYBERBULLYING AND

HELPING GIRLS HANDLE THE DANGERS OF LIFE ONLINE   When Odd Girl Out was first published, it became an instant bestseller and ignited a long-overdue conversation...


Adolescent Psychology Around the World

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...


Why Do They Act That Way? - Revised and Updated: A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen

by David Walsh & Nat Bennett

In this national bestseller, acclaimed, award-winning psychologist Dr. David Walsh explains exactly what happens to the human brain on the path from childhood into adolescence and adulthood. Revealing the latest...


Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals

by LCPC Avidan Milevsky PhD

Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment

Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with...


Parenting for the Digital Age: The Truth Behind Media's Effect on Children and What to Do About It

by Bill Ratner

Bill Ratner, a long-time Hollywood insider and voice of their movie trailers, explores with in-depth research the change in advertising since 1982 and what children are currently exposed to. As a parent, educator,...


The Good Girl Revolution: Young Rebels with Self-Esteem and High Standards

by Wendy Shalit

Across the country, there’s a youth-led rebellion challenging the status quo. In Seattle and Pittsburgh, teenage girls protest against companies that sell sleazy clothing. Online, a nineteen-year-old describes...


The Overparenting Epidemic: Why Helicopter Parenting Is Bad for Your Kids . . . and Dangerous for You, Too!

by George Glass & David Tabatsky

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...


Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner

by Arthur E. Jongsma, L. Mark Peterson & William P. McInnis

Features new and updated assignments and exercises to meet the changing needs of mental health professionals

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Homework Planner, Second Edition provides you with an array of ready-to-use,...


The Health Care Setting as a Context for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse: A Special Issue of Children's Health Care

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...


Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...


Adaptive Origins

by Peter LaFreniere

This textbook enables students to rethink traditional psychology by grounding it in the natural sciences with the understanding that evolutionary and developmental processes work together with culture to solve...


The Conscience and Self-Conscious Emotions in Adolescence: An Integrative Approach

by Frans Schalkwijk

The consequences of apparent moral failings in an individual are something that can be seen frequently in the media and in everyday life. One issue that is rarely addressed in public discussion about someone's...


Life Lessons for the Teenage Girl: Quotes, Inspiration and Advice for Women by Women

by Kelly Tonelli

Teenage girls don't know where to turn for guidance and support and struggle to trust the adults in their lives-but having famous and/or successful women offer wisdom and insight makes it more tolerable for...


The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development: Issues

by Marianna S. Klebanov & Adam D. Travis

This thorough and multidisciplinary overview of childrearing illustrates and stands on two foundational principles: that the importance of parenting is immense, and that it is undervalued. The Critical Role...


Evaluating Systems of Care: The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. A Special Issue of children's

by E. Wayne Holden & Ana Maria Brannan

This issue consists of five articles profiling different aspects of the national evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. Over the last eight...


Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem

by Marci G. Fox

Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens offers young readers a teen-focused, breakthrough program for eliminating self-doubt and increasing confidence and self-esteem. Marci Fox and Leslie Sokol, faculty members...


Teens with Diabetes: A Clinician's Guide

by Michael A. Harris, Korey K. Hood & Jill Weissberg-Benchell

Written by three psychologists with more than 50 years of collective experience in the field of diabetes and youth, Teens with Diabetes provides evidence-based techniques for clinicians to treat the psychological...


Group Work with Adolescents, Third Edition: Principles and Practice

by Andrew Malekoff

A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style,...


Dialectical Behavior Therapy for At-Risk Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide to Treating Challenging Behavior Problems

by Pat Harvey & Britt H. Rathbone

At-risk adolescents may exhibit signs of moodiness, aggression, and even self-injury, and these behaviors often cause parents, teachers, and clinicians to become extremely frustrated. Adolescents themselves...