Handbook of Adolescent Behavioral Problems: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment
by Thomas P Gullotta;Gerald R Adams (9780387238456)

Handbook of Adolescent Behavioral Problems: Evidence-Based Approaches to Prevention and Treatment
 
Thomas P Gullotta;Gerald R Adams
Release Date: 01 April 2005
Format: Hardback
Pages: 665
Category: Clinical Psychology
ISBN: 9780387238456
ISBN-10: 038723845X



As we enter the new millennium, promoting sound mental health and positive behavior of adolescents has undeniably taken on greater significance than ever before. To that end, more and more research is confirming what many have suspected for years: environment and community surroundings have a major affect on an adolescenta (TM)s well-being and overall mental health. And because no single causal agent triggers teenage pathologya "and no one-size-fits-all treatment is availablea "the Handbook of Adolescent Behavior Problems offers a comprehensive and integrative biopsychosocial approach to effective practice.

This volume examines not only the psychological and genetic factors underlying dysfunction, it also explores the critical roles that family members, peers, and the larger community play in an adolescenta (TM)s life. It offers current interdisciplinary perspectives on adolescent development, both functional and pathological, and provides coverage that is clear, accessible, and practical on such topics as:



Each chapter focuses on a specific behavior or disorder and is formatted to help readers quickly locate needed information.

The Handbook of Adolescent Behavior Problems provides a solid foundation for understanding the adolescent experience and the influence of the family and community as well as much-needed information on the development of evidence-based practices. It is designed to be a one-stop reference for anyone working with adolescentsa "developmental psychologists, clinical and school psychologists, and education specialists as well as for graduate students in these areas.

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