You and Your Adolescent: A Parent's Guide for Ages 10 to 20

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Harper & Row, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 417 pages
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With the growing problems of teenage pregnancy, AIDS and violence that adolescents have to face, this updated edition of You and Your Adolescent is an important book for parents. Laurence Steinberg and Ann Levine reassure and advise parents, helping them understand family communication, the physical and emotional changes of puberty, intellectual and moral growth, peer pressure, sex, drugs, cigarettes, alcohol and other challenges this period brings. They also provide special advice for single parents, working parents and stepparents. Divided into three periods: 10 to 13, 14 to 17 and 18 to 20, You and Your Adolescent is both easy to read and follow. By taking the mystery out of adolescence, the authors aid parents in making their teenagers development a period of satisfying growth toward adulthood.

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Contents

THE BASICS
6
Family Communication and ProblemSolving
26
Todays Families
44
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Laurence Steinberg is a professor of psychology at Temple University and a nationally recognized expert on adolescent psychology.

Ann Levine is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City. She received her B.A. with Highest Honors in English from New York University in 1966. In 1992, Ms. Levine went to Borneo as a volunteer for the Orangutan Research and Rehabilitation Program, founded by Birute Galdikas. She is currently working with Dr. Galdikas, whose book on the great red apes, "Reflections" of Eden, was recently published

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