Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, Handbook of Adolescent Psychology, Third Edition: Volume One / Edition 3

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The study of and interest in adolescence in the field of psychology and related fields continues to grow, necessitating an expanded revision of this seminal work. This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, Richard Lerner and Laurence Steinberg, and with contributions from the leading researchers, reflects the latest empirical work and growth in the field.

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"Written for academic and professional audiences, this handbook provides comprehensive and up-to-date information covering many facets of adolescent development and includes research to help our understanding of this population. Due to the diversity in topics pertaining to adolescent development covered, this handbook is an excellent reference for anyone who works, lives, or interacts with adolescents, especially adolescents who are presenting challenging behaviors." (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, Fall 2009, Vol 33, No. 2)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470149218
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/6/2009
  • Edition description: Volume 1
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 823
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Volume I. Individual Bases Of Adolescent Development.

Part I. Conceptual And Methodological Foundations.

1. The Scientific Study of Adolescent Development: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (Richard M. Lerner and Laurence Steinberg).

2. Modeling Longitudinal Data from Research on Adolescence (Todd Little, Noel A. Card, Kristopher J. Preacher, and Elizabeth McConnell).

3. “More Than Good Quotations:” How Ethnography Informs Knowledge on  Adolescent Development and Context (Linda M. Burton, Raymond Garrett-Peters, and Sherry C. Eaton).

Part II. Domains Of Individual Development In Adolescence.

4. Brain Development (Tomas Paus).

5. Puberty: Its Role in Development (Elizabeth J. Susman and Lorah D. Dorn).

6. Adolescent Thinking (Deanna Kuhn).

7. Social Cognitive Development in Adolescence (Judith G. Smetana and Myriam Villalobos).

8. Moral Cognitions and Prosocial Responding in Adolescence (Nancy Eisenberg, Amanda Sheffield Morris, Brenda McDaniel, and Tracy L. Spinrad).

9. Identity Formation and Self Development in Adolescence (James E. Coté).

10. Gender Development in Adolescence (Nancy L. Galambos, Sheri A. Berenbaum, and Susan M. McHale).

11. Attachment and Autonomy during Adolescence (Kathleen Boykin McElhaney, Joseph P. Allen, J. Claire Stephenson, and Amanda L. Hare).

12. Schools, Academic Motivation, and Stage-Environment Fit (Jacquelynne S. Eccles and Robert W. Roeser).

13. Religion and Spirituality in Adolescent Development (Pamela Ebstyne King and Robert W. Roeser).

14. Adolescent Sexuality (Lisa M. Diamond and Ritch C. Savin-Williams).

15. Positive Youth Development (Jacqueline V. Lerner, Erin Phelps, Yulika E. Forman, and Edmond Bowers).

Part III. Challenges To Healthy Development.

16. Processes of Risk and Resilience during Adolescence (Bruce E. Compas and Kristen L. Reeslund).

17. Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families (Penny Hauser-Cram, Marty Wyngaarden Krauss, and Joanne Kersh).

18. Adolescent and Young Adult Health: From Basic Health Status to Clinical Interventions (Elizabeth M. Ozer and Charles Irwin).

19. Internalizing Problems during Adolescence (Julia A. Graber and Lisa M. Sontag).

20. Conduct Disorder, Aggression, and Delinquency (David P. Farrington).

21. Adolescent Substance Use (Laurie Chassin, Andrea Hussong, and Iris Beltran).

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