Adolescent Development / Edition 2

Adolescent Development / Edition 2

by John S. Dacey, Maureen E. Kenny
     
 

ISBN-10: 069721012X

ISBN-13: 9780697210128

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Adolescent Development uses applied research and real-life examples to teach your students basic psychological principles in adolescent development. This new edition includes the latest research while retaining the important concepts from earlier, classic studies in psychology. Its engaging style and extensive pedagogy make Adolescent Development an ideal choice for

Overview

Adolescent Development uses applied research and real-life examples to teach your students basic psychological principles in adolescent development. This new edition includes the latest research while retaining the important concepts from earlier, classic studies in psychology. Its engaging style and extensive pedagogy make Adolescent Development an ideal choice for your students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697210128
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
562

Table of Contents

Part I:
Introduction to the Concept of Adolescence
1 What Is Adolescence?
What Is Adolescence Like Today?
What Was Adolescence Like in the Past?
When Does Adolescence Begin and End?
What Are the Best Methods of Studying Adolescence
Conclusions*
Chapter Highlights*
Key Terms*
What Do You Think?*
Suggested Readings*
Guided Review*
2 General Theories of Adolescence: An Overview
What Theories Do
The Biopsychosocial Causes of Change
G. Stanley Hall's Theory
Sigmund Freud's Theory
Ruth Benedict's and Margaret Mead's Theory
Albert Bandura's Theory
Robert Havighurst's Theory
Abraham Maslow's Theory
Erik Erikson's Theory
Richard Lerner's Theory
Part II: Developmental Patterns
3 Physical Development
Early Studies of Puberty
The Common Myths of Puberty
Your Reproductive System
The Biological Basis of Puberty
The Sequence of Events in Puberty
The Contrast of Male and Female Pubertal Change
The Effects of Timing on Puberty
Body Image
4 Cognitive Development
Stages of Congnition
(and more...)

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