Adolescent Problems.

First published in 1997, this book has been updated and revised to bring it in line with new legislation and current concerns. It is an eclectic reference book on adolescent emotional and behavioural problems, covering a range of psychological theories and approaches in a readable style. The theory...

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Main Author: Nicolson, Doula.
Other Authors: Ayers, Harry.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London : David Fulton Publishers, 2004.
Edition:2nd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • ADOLESCENT PROBLEMS: A Practical Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counsellors
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • CHAPTER 1 Adolescent problems
  • The concept of adolescence
  • CHAPTER 2 Theories of adolescent development
  • Erikson
  • Kohlberg
  • Loevinger
  • Bandura
  • Bronfenbrenner
  • Blos
  • Kegan
  • CHAPTER 3 Theoretical approaches to adolescent problems
  • Biological approach
  • Behavioural approach
  • Cognitive-behavioural approach
  • Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT) approach
  • Person-centred (Rogerian) approach
  • Psychodynamic approach
  • Ecosystemic approach
  • CHAPTER 4 Practice
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Emotional difficulties
  • Learning problems
  • Academic problems
  • Adolescent relationship problems
  • Self-esteem problems
  • Adolescent sexual relationships
  • Mental health problems
  • Anti-social behaviour (delinquency and other forms)
  • CHAPTER 5 Detailed topics
  • Adolescent aggressive behaviour
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Adolescent depression
  • Suicide and attempted suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Eating disorders
  • Substance abuse and dependence
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Families and adolescence
  • CHAPTER 6 Case studies
  • Depressed 18-year-old student
  • Managing a sexual relationship
  • Substance abuse
  • Eating disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Student counselling interview sheets
  • Glossary
  • Useful addresses
  • References and further reading.