Adolescence: A Developmental Transition

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Wiley, 1995 - Family & Relationships - 620 pages
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Uses the latest research findings and influential theoretical viewpoints to convey what is known about adolescent development, how the behavior of young people can best be understood and what the adolescence experience is like for teenagers and those around them. Features extensive individual examples and first-person accounts of young adults. Special attention is paid to social and cultural aspects, such as bicultural environments, growing up in divorced or reconstituted families, physical or sexual abuse, homosexuality, etc. This edition contains expanded discussions of cognitive development and adolescence theories and a new chapter on social cognition.

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The Developmental Transition of Adolescence
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Theories of Adolescent Development
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Inside and Outside
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Linda Garnets is a clinical/community psychologist and lecturer in psychology and women's studies at the University of California at Los Angeles. Douglas C. Kimmel is professor emeritus of psychology at City College of City University of New York.

Adam Cash, PSYD, is a psychologist in private practice in Pomona, California. He is an adjunct professor at Chapman University.

Irving B. Weiner, PHD, is the Series Editor for the "Wiley Concise Guides to Mental Health," He is a prolific author and the editor of the award-winning, twelve-volume "Handbook of Psychology," also from Wiley.

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