An Unchanged Mind: The Problem of Immaturity in Adolescence

An Unchanged Mind: The Problem of Immaturity in Adolescence

by John A. McKinnon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590561249
Publisher: Lantern Books NY
Publication date: 11/11/2008
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 520,461
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

John A. McKinnon, M.D., was educated at Harvard, Cambridge University, Case Western Reserve University, Yale, and Norwich University. He taught at the University of California, San Francisco, and directed psychiatry hospital programs in Texas and Montana. Disgusted with the mediocrity of "managed" care, he left traditional medical centers to co-found Montana Academy, a therapeutic school for troubled teenagers on a remote ranch near Glacier Park. His co-founder and wife, Rosemary, is also a therapist, and they have three daughters.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Author's Note xi

Preface xiii

Part 1 Breakdown

1 Point of Departure 3

2 Global Disarray 21

3 A Flawed Approach 44

Part 2 Normal Maturation

4 Thought & Time 59

5 Me, Myself,...and You 72

6 Gear Shift & Guitar 89

Part 3 Immaturity

7 Delay 119

A Case: Helen (Part A) 126

8 Obstacles 144

A Case: David (Part A) 161

Part 4 A Remedy

9 A Two-Step Treatment 179

A Case: Helen (Part B) 189

A Case: David (Part B) 201

10 Outcomes 215

Letters 227

Notes 247

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