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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99
From examining the material evidence of notorious school shooters at Columbine and Virginia Tech to addressing the mental states of the violent youths he treats, Langman shows how to identify early signs of homicide-prone youth and what preventive measures parents and communities can take to protect themselves from the tragedy. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95
I don?t want to get out of bed.I?m so stupid.I did so many things wrong.I don?t know what to do.I?m going to be in so much trouble.What am I going to do?I?m completely screwed.In 1991, fourteen-year-old Brent Runyon came home from school, doused his bathrobe in gasoline, put it on, and lit a match. He suffered third-degree burns over 85% of his body... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 33.99
Based on Parent Management Training, as applied to the treatment of children and adolescents with oppositional and antisocial behavior. This book presents theory, research and clinical issues in an integrated fashion. Divided into two parts, it provides a therapy manual to convey what is actually done in treatment on a session by session basis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00
This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents? choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological in some circumstances, the central argument of this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00
Volume 25 of The Annals is a timely reprise on developmental, psychotherapeutic, and forensic issues that enter into the evaluation and treatment of adolescents. It traverses different explanatory perspectives, offers integrative expositions of several treatment modalities, and wrestles with the legal dimensions of adolescent care. The volume begins... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and despair. In the foreground of his analysis are moving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. They also show that marriage, pregnancy,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 46.00
Many adolescents in the United States are at risk from substance abuse, unsafe sexual practices, academic underachievement, crime and violence. What can be done to tackle these growing problems? The author of this thought-provoking book suggests the need to focus on young people's development in relation to specific features of the individual's... more...