Blackwell Handbook of Adolescence

Blackwell Handbook of Adolescence

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This volume brings together a team of leading psychologists to provide a state-of-the-art overview of adolescent development. Leading experts provide cutting-edge reviews of theory and research. Covers issues currently of most importance in terms of basic and/or applied research and policy formulation. Discusses a wide range of topics from basic processes to problem behavior. The ideal basis for a course on adolescent development or for applied professions seeking the best of contemporary knowledge about adolescents. A valuable reference for faculty wishing to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.comThe MAVS subjects were 1218 predominantly white adolescents (97 percent) from three suburban high schools with ... the quantity and frequency of use, the number of substances used, the expression of substance-related problems, and the rate ... by different predictors and mediating mechanisms and by differing levels of risk (Clayton, 1992; Windle aamp; Davies, 1999). ... imitation, and social reinforcement, along with parent-to-child transmission of attitudes and beliefs about the positiveanbsp;...

Title:Blackwell Handbook of Adolescence
Author:Gerald R. Adams, Michael Berzonsky
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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