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Encyclopedia of adolescence

Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English.

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LIST OF ENTRIES: v.1. Academic achievement -- Achievement: evidence from high school and beyond -- Adolescence, concept of, and requirements for a healthy development -- Adrenarche -- Affective disorders -- Aggressive behavior in adolescence -- AIDS and adolescents -- AIDS and HIV infection in adolescents: the role of education and antibody testing -- Anabolic Steroids, nonmedical use by adolescents -- Androgens, adrenal -- Asthma in puberty and adolescents -- At-risk youth, state policies for -- Attention Deficit Disorder and hyperactivity -- Black adolescents at-risk: approaches to prevention -- Black adolescents. the impact of federal income assistance policies -- Black female adolescents, socialization of -- Blos, Peter -- Body image -- Bulimia Nervosa in adolescence -- Carnegie Council on Adolescent Development -- Change, cumulative -- Childbearing, adolescent: effects on children -- Childbearing adolescent: obstetric and final outcomes -- Childbirth and marriage, adolescent: associations with long-term stability -- Cocaine use among adolescents and young adults, antecedents / predictors of -- Cognition, adolescent -- Cognition and health -- Cognitive abilities and physical maturation -- Cognitive and psychosocial gender differences, trends in -- Cognitive development -- Colonial America, adolescence in -- Conformity in adolescence -- Contraceptive behavior as a process -- Critical periods -- Cults, adolescence and -- Cystic Fibrosis puberty and adolescents -- Dating during adolescence -- Delinquency -- Dental health in adolescence -- Depression in adolescence, gender differences in -- Developmental contextualism and adolescent development -- Developmental psychopathology and the adolescent -- Developmental tasks -- Diabetes -- Divorce: effects on adolescents -- Divorce (parental): during late adolescence -- Dropouts, high school: issues of race and sex -- Dropouts, school -- Drug use, adolescent -- Drug use, epidemiology and developmental stages of involvement -- Drug use, minority youth and -- Drug use, predictors and correlates of adolescent -- Eating disorders in adolescence -- Eating disorders, medical complications of -- Egocentrism theory and the “new look” at the imaginary audience and personal fable in adolescence -- Educational achievement, tracking and -- Educational achievement and tracking in high school -- Ego development -- Emotional Development -- Emotion, gender differences in -- Employment -- Erikson, Erik Homburger -- Exercise and fitness during adolescence -- Externalizing Disorders (conduct problems) -- Family interaction, gender differences in -- Family life education -- Family planning clinics: efficacy for adolescents -- Family structure -- Fathers, adolescent -- Fathers, teenage -- Fearsa nad phobias in adolescence -- Formal operational thinking and identity -- Freud, Anna -- Freud, Sigmund -- Friendships -- Gay and lesbian youth -- Gender intensification -- Generational community and change -- Generation gap -- Genetic change -- Gifted adolescents -- Graduate school attendance, barriers to: access and equity along the education pipeline -- Grandparent-grandchild relations -- Growth spurt, adolescent. I. -- Growth spurt, adolescent. II. -- Gynecomastia -- Hallucinogens -- Handicapped adolescents, mental retardation, providing services for -- Havighurst, Robert J. -- Health and substance use in adolescence: ethnic and gender perspectives -- Health beliefs -- Health care, training in adolescent -- Health of adolescents in the United States: an overview -- Health research in adolescence, future directions of -- Health services for adolescents, barriers to -- Health services for adolescents in the United States, the financing of -- Health services for older adolescents -- Health services to adolescents, delivery of -- Hispanic adolescents -- History of research in adolescence -- Homosexuality, adolescent -- Hormone-behavior links at puberty, methodological issues in the study of -- Hormones and behavior in adolescence -- Identity crisis -- Identity development, gender differences in -- Identity, minor development of -- Identity and self-development -- Illness, adolescent’s conception of -- Illness, chronic -- Inhelder, Bärbel -- Injuries, unintentional: gender differences in -- Injury during adolescence, risk factors for -- Intimacy -- Introspectiveness in adolescence -- Iron deficiency anemia in adolescence -- Learning disabilities, adolescents with -- Learning disabilities in adolescents: description, assessment and management -- Legal rights for adolescents as research subjects -- Life-span view of human development and adolescent development --
v.2. Maternal employment influences on adolescent development -- Maturational timing variations in adolescent girls, antecedents of -- Maturational timing variations in adolescent girls, consequences of -- Measuring physical status and timing in early adolescence -- Memory -- Menarche and body image -- Menarche, secular trend in age of -- Menstrual cycle -- Minority and female participation in math and science, increase in: the importance of the middle school years -- Moodiness, adolescent -- Moral Development in adolescence -- Mothers, adolescent and their young children -- Motivation and self-perceptions, changes in -- Multivariate, replicated single-subject, repeated measures in design: studying change in the adolescent -- Neurodevelopmental variation and dysfunction in adolescence -- Nineteenth-Century in America, adolescence in -- Nutrient intake on female adolescents -- Nutrition in adolescent girls -- Parent-adolescent relations -- Parent-adolescent relations in middle and late adolescence -- Parental behavior, adolescent -- Parental influence -- Parenthood and marriage in adolescence: associations with educational and occupational attainment -- Parenting styles and adolescent development -- Peer counseling: a human resource program -- Peer status groups --Peer relations and influences -- Pharmacology, developmental -- Physical abuse of adolescents -- Physical attractiveness and adolescent development -- Piaget Jean -- Political development -- Pregnancy in adolescence -- Pregnancy and childbearing: effects on teen mothers -- Pregnancy, interventions to prevent -- Preindustrial world, adolescence in -- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) -- Preschool programs, the impact on adolescent development -- Problem behavior in adolescence -- Prosocial development in adolescence -- Protective and risk factors -- Psychophysiological / Psychosomatic problems -- Psychotherapeutic interventions for adolescents -- Pubertal development, assessment of -- Puberty and body fat -- Puberty education -- Puberty, endocrine changes at -- Puberty, hypothalamic-pituitary changes of -- Puberty, precocious, treatment of -- Puberty, sport and -- Reasoning in the adolescent -- Reasoning, higher-order in adolescence -- Relativistic thinking in adolescence -- Religion and adolescence -- Rights of adolescents -- Risk-taking behaviors during adolescence -- Rites of Passage -- Runaways, negative consequence for -- Safer sex and adolescence -- Schizophrenia in adolescence and young adulthood, antecedents / predictors of -- School programs, evaluation of -- School transitions, secondary -- Schooling -- School-linked programs, potential of -- Scientific reasoning, adolescent -- Scoliosis -- Self-concept, adolescent -- Self-destructiveness, chronic, role in adolescence -- Self-efficacy, impact of self-beliefs on adolescent life paths -- Self-regulation -- Self-education -- Sex roles and sex-typing in adolescence -- Sexual behavior, sexual attitudes, and contraceptive use, age differences in adolescent -- Sexual behavior in black adolescents, initiation of -- Sexually transmitted diseases in adolescence -- Sexual onset, early -- Sibling relationships in adolescence -- Smoking and drug prevention with early adolescents, programs for -- Smokeless tobacco use among adolescents -- Social development, sex and ethnic differences in -- Social intelligence in adolescence -- Socialization of African-American adolescents -- Social networks in adolescence -- Spatial ability and maturation in adolescence -- Spermarche -- Spina Bifida, the adolescent with -- Stimulants -- Stress and coping in adolescence -- Stress and the adolescent -- Suicide, adolescent -- Suicides, cluster -- Television, adolescents, and -- Temperament during adolescence -- Temperament in adolescence and its functional significance -- Theories of adolescent development -- Turmoil, adolescent -- Twentieth-Century America, adolescence in -- Type A and teenagers -- Underachievers and dropouts -- Unemployment -- Vocational development and choice in adolescence -- Vocational training.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Garland references library of the social sciences -- vol. 495


Library of Congress
HQ796 .E58 1991

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Hardcover [2 volumes]
2 v.
Number of pages
26 x x centimeters

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