Adolescence : biological and psychosocial perspectives /
Benjamin B. Wolman.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
vi, 138 p. ; 25 cm.
0313303118 (alk. paper)
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Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
0313303118 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [119]-129) and index.
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Long Description
Integrating diverse scientific data, this book relates the biological versus psychosocial aspects of adolescence. Relevant data from scientific literature have been pulled together into a systematic presentation of the biological and psychosocial issues of contemporary adolescence. Part I describes the biological and sociopsychological developmental processes; Part II focuses on the special problems of contemporary adolescents; Part III analyzes the causes of the problems and discusses tentative remedies. Written for psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, and anthropologists.
Table of Contents
Patterns of Development Research Perspectives
Adolescence as a Biological Phenomenon Intellectual Development
Psychosocial Development and the Peer Group Personality Development
Psychosexual Roles Toward Self-Supporting
Behavior Socialization and Self-Determination
The Need for Guidance
The Problems of Adolescence
The Body Image Emotional Imbalance
Sexual Problems Antisocial and Aggressive
Behavior Alcohol and Drug Abuse Causes and Remedies
The Changing Organism Psychosocial Issues
Between Adults and Adolescents
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