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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Adolescent development / Gerald R. Adams -- Understanding primary prevention / Thomas P. Gullotta -- Family influences on adolescent development / Gary W. Peterson -- Community influence on adolescent development / Jill Antonishak, Erin L. Sutfin, and N. Dickon Reppucci -- Understanding treatment : principles and approaches / Ronald Jay Werner-Wilson and Kathleen M. Morrissey -- Evidence-based practices / Thomas L. Sexton, Lynn Gilman, and Christine Johnson-Erickson -- Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents : theory, treatment, and prevention / Patricia A. Graczyk, Sucheta D. Connolly, and Feyza Corapci -- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder / Melinda Corwin [and others] -- Pediatric bipolar disorder / Mani N. Pavuluri, Michael W. Naylor, and John A. Sweeney -- Depression / Clare Roberts and Brian Bishop -- Suicide / John Kalafat -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder / Andre P. Bessette -- Oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder / Deborah M. Capaldi and J. Mark Eddy -- Pervasive developmental delay / Raymond W. DuCharme and Kathleen A. McGrady -- Prevention and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in adolescent / Theresa Kruczek, Jill R. Salsman, and Stephanie Vitanza -- Schizophrenia / Judy A. McCown -- Eating disorders / Michael P. Levine and Niva Piran -- Obesity / Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Cassandra Fink, and Christina Paxson -- Adolescent delinquency and violent behavior / Daniel J. Flannery, David Hussey, and Eric Jefferis -- Substance misuse and abuse / Carl G. Leukefeld [and others] -- Gambling / Tobias Hayer, Mark Griffiths, and Gerhard Meyer -- Adolescent sex offenders / Christina M. Camp [and others] -- Sibling incest offenders / Laura F. Salazar [and others] -- Treatment of gangs/gang behavior in adolescence / Mark B. Borg, Jr., and Michael R. Dalla -- Homicide / Michael J. Furlong, Vanessa M. Nyborg, and Jill D. Sharkey -- Adolescent pregnancy / Brent C. Miller, Rayna Sage, and Bryan Winward -- School failure / Peter W. Dowrick and Natalie Crespo -- Religious cults / Joseph L. Calles, Jr. [and others] -- Epilogue / Thomas P. Gullotta and Gerald R. Adams.
"During the 1940s, teachers were certain they had some grievous complaints about students' behavior in school. Among these were excessive noise, littering, and gum chewing. More recently, teachers' concerns have taken on a far more dire tone. Today, their focus is on the rape, robbery, and substance abuse incidents that occur in alarming numbers in their workplaces." "In recent years, the news on violent crime in our schools has often been devastating. And although school officials have begun taking measures to decrease the level of violence on their grounds (e.g., installing metal detectors, hiring guards to patrol hallways), the violence that continues to occur is often more lethal and no less troubling. To further understand and ameliorate the causes of violence among our children - especially at school - this book takes a comprehensive approach to addressing the issues." "Violence in Schools: Cross-National and Cross-Cultural Perspectives provides both a broad overview of violence in schools and offers specific descriptions of models that have been used successfully within school settings to prevent violent crime from occurring. Violence in Schools: Cross-National and Cross-Cultural Perspectives speaks with legitimate authority to scholars as well as to those on the frontlines in combating school violence, including school and counseling psychologists, school administrators, and teachers and staff."--Jacket.
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Print version: Handbook of adolescent behavioral problems. New York, NY : Springer, ©2005 038723845X 9780387238456 (DLC) 2004062642 (OCoLC)57069151