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Title Psychology of adolescence : new research / editors, Latif Baris and Özertan Uzun.
Imprint Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, [2012]

Subject Adolescent psychology.
Alt Name Baris, Latif.
Uzun, Özertan.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In this book, the authors present current research in the study of the psychology of adolescence. Topics discussed in this compilation include help-seeking behaviour, self-esteem and self-efficiency in adolescents; genetic research in criminal adolescent delinquent behaviour; mother-child emotional expressiveness in early adolescence; adolescent eating disorders; juvenile delinquency and the Oedipus complex; mental health issues among adolescents with autism spectrum disorders; and understanding the feelings of sick children through art therapy.
Contents PSYCHOLOGY OF ADOLESCENCE; PSYCHOLOGY OF ADOLESCENCE; Contents; Preface; Behavior Problems in Relation to Perceived Social Support; Abstract; Introduction; Behavior Problems; Internalizing Behavior Problems; Externalizing Behavior Problems; Factors Contribute to Adolescent Behavior Problems; Perceived Social Support; Perceived Social Support From Parents; Perceived Social Support From Peers; Perceived Social Support From Teachers; Related Research Regarding Behavior Problems and Perceived Social Support in Adolescence; Method of Current Research; Participants; Instruments.
Data Collection ProcedureAnalysis of the Data; Findings; Results and Recommendations; References; Candidate Genes for Criminal and Delinquent Behavior; Florida State University; College of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Hecht House; 634 W. Call Street; Tallahassee, FL, US; Abstract; Introduction; A Primer on Genetics; The Candidate Genes; Precursor Genes; Receptor Genes; Transporter Genes; Metabolite Genes; Unknown Function; Conclusion; References; Mother-Child Emotional Expressiveness in Early Adolescence: The Role of Youth Emotional Self-Expectancies; Abstract; Introduction; Method.
Participants and ProcedureProcedure; Measures; Family Demographics; Mother-Child Emotional Expressiveness; Results; Preliminary Analyses; Primary Analysis; Analyses Predicting Mother Expression of Emotion; Conclusion; References; The Prevalence and Course of Adolescent Eating Disorders: New Findings from Population-Based Research; 1Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia; 2School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia; Abstract; Abbreviations; Introduction; Background to Eating Disorders.
Prevalence of Eating DisordersCourse and Outcome of Eating Disorders; The Current Chapter; Methodology: The Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study; Participants; Measures; Eating Disorder Symptoms; General Psychosocial Functioning; Statistical Analyses; The Prevalence of Eating Disorders in the Raine Study; The Course of Eating; Disorders across Adolescence; Eating Disorder Persistence amongst Adolescents with an Eating Disorder at Age 14; Changes in Eating Disorder Symptoms over Time; Predictors of Persistent Eating Disorder Symptoms in Adolescence; Summary and Discussion.
Clinical ImplicationsConclusion; References; Juvenile Delinquency and Oedipus Complex Dysfunction; Abstract; Introduction; I. Adolescence and Authority; A) From Transgression to Delinquency; B) From Deviation to Perversion; II. Origin of Violence and Criminal Behavior; III. Oedipus Complex Dysfunction and Juvenile Delinquency; Conclusion; References; Mental Health Issues among Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Abstract; Introduction; Autism Spectrum Disorders; ASD in Adolescents; Comorbid Mental Illness in Adolescents with Autism; Family Functioning; Prevention and Intervention.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781619428911 (electronic bk.)
1619428911 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 40021618615
OCLC # 834142871
Additional Format Print version: Psychology of adolescence. Hauppauge, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, ©2012 9781619428607 (DLC) 2012000575 (OCoLC)772104409

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