Adolescent Dysfunctional Behavior: Causes, Interventions, and Prevention (Issues in Children's & Families' Lives S. v. 3)

Adolescent Dysfunctional Behavior: Causes, Interventions, and Prevention (Issues in Children's & Families' Lives S. v. 3)

By: Gary M. Blau (editor), Thomas P. Gullotta (editor)Hardback

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How do adolescents' problem behaviours develop? Why is the suicide rate among teenagers increasing? Are there reliable ways to prevent these problems? Addressing these and related issues, the contributors to this book utilize their experience in research, clinical and medical settings to explore adolescent dysfunctional behaviour. Topics discussed include: attention-deficit disorder; oppositional behaviours; substance abuse; rape; eating disorders; depression; and suicide. The book concludes with a comparison of home-based, school-based and combined/coordinated treatment strategies.

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PART ONE: A FRAMEWORK OF UNDERSTANDING Dysfunctional Behavior - Thomas P Gullotta A Cautionary Statement Selected Theoretical Frameworks of Individual and Group Behavior for Intervention and Prevention - Thomas P Gullotta PART TWO: BEHAVIORS OF CONCERN Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - H Ann Brochim and Joseph A Horvath Oppositional Defiant Disorder - Burton I Blau Anxiety Disorders - Harry L Mills Adolescent Drug Abuse - Ruth Baugher Palmer and Howard A Liddle Contemporary Perspectives on Etiology and Treatment Problem Sexual Behaviors in Adolescence - Lisa Terre and Barry R Burkhart Eating Disorders - Robert J Weinstein Adolescent Suicide and Depression - Gary M Blau The Neurobiology of Schizophrenia - Deepak Cyril D'Souza and John Harrison Krystal PART THREE: DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE PRACTICE New Directions for Service Delivery - William Eyberse, James Maffuid and Gary M Blau Home-Based Services School-Based Health and Social Service Centers - Thomas P Gullotta, Lynn Noyes and Gary M Blau Comments on Adolescent Behavior Problems - Gary M Blau and David Brumer Developing Coordinated Systems of Care

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/12/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780803953727
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780803953727
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0803953720

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