The Troubled Adolescent: Challenges and Resilience within Family and Multicultural Contexts

The Troubled Adolescent: Challenges and Resilience within Family and Multicultural Contexts

by Jennifer L. Lovell, Joseph L. White

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138913806
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/30/2018
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jennifer L. Lovell is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at California State University, Monterey Bay. Her scholarship focuses on health disparities and cultural factors impacting child, adolescent, and family wellness. Dr. Lovell is a licensed clinical psychologist in California.

Joseph L. White spent most of his distinguished career at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. White was a pioneer in the field of Black Psychology and received numerous prestigious awards. He served as a professor, administrator, mentor, consultant, and practicing clinical psychologist for over 50 years and authored four books on African-American and ethnic psychology.

Table of Contents

Part I: Approaches to Understanding and Working with Diverse Youth 1. Theoretical and Cultural Groundwork 2. Working with Diverse Adolescents Part II: Adolescent Development within Family and Cultural Contexts 3. Adolescent Identity Development 4. Adolescent Relationships 5. Adolescent Wellness: Risk, Assets, and Resilience Part III: Adolescent Challenges and Interventions 6. Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorders 7. Depression and Anxiety 8. Suicidal and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury 9. Eating and Body Disturbances 10. Substance Use Disorders 11. Disruptive Behaviors and Juvenile Delinquency Part IV: Conclusions 12. Conclusions and a Strength-Based Approach

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