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Adolescence

Losing It: The Virginity Myth. – Review

Losing It: The Virginity Myth. – Review – book review GROSIER, Louis M. (Ed.). Losing It: The Virginity Myth. Gilsum, NH: Avocus Publishing, 1993. l95pp. $19.95 (h), $12.95 (p). In revealing less-than-storybook experiences of losing their virginity, twenty-two young women and men effectively topple traditional views toward virginity and defy the relentless onslaught of social […]

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Sub City: Young People, Homelessness and Crime. .

Sub City: Young People, Homelessness and Crime. . – book review WARDHAUGH, Julia. Sub City: Young People, Homelessness and Crime. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2000. 151pp. $64.95 (h) Youth homelessness increased rapidly during the late 1980s and early 1990s, at a time when street homelessness in particular became increasingly associated in the popular mind with […]

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Adolescence

Conversations with young people in rural and remote places: transforming the emerging self

Conversations with young people in rural and remote places: transforming the emerging self Anne Morris Bannerman Working with young people can be like working with an echo–an echo of our own youth and sometimes the stereo echo of the youth of our own children if we have been parents of adolescents. These echoes can inform […]

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The relationship of family structure and family conflict to adjustment in young adult college students

The relationship of family structure and family conflict to adjustment in young adult college students Wendy L. Nelson The relationship between family structure and child adjustment has been widely studied. The literature on divorce of the past 50 years contains dozens of studies of the relationship between family structure and various measures of child adjustment […]

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Personality disorders associated with substance use among American and Greek adolescents

Personality disorders associated with substance use among American and Greek adolescents Nina Serman Substantial research has focused on the association between personality disorders and substance abuse among adults. In a number of studies, researchers have found that adults with certain types of personality disorders are at elevated risk for developing substance use disorders (Khantzian & […]

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Women’s perceptions of the adolescent experience

Women’s perceptions of the adolescent experience Elaine Bell Kaplan What can women’s perceptions about their own adolescence tell us about female adolescence? The answer to this question offers insight into the pressures and strategies of the adolescent years which comprise a pivotal transition period. This subject is particularly relevant because, as studies by Fine (1988), […]

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Adolescence

Difficulties and coping strategies of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean immigrant students

Difficulties and coping strategies of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean immigrant students – Statistical Data Included Christine Yeh In 1999, there were approximately 10.9 million Asians in the United States (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2000), and it is expected that Asians will number 20 million by the year 2020 (Ong & Hee, 1993). In terms […]

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Adolescence

The First Session with Teenagers: A Step-by-Step Guide. .

The First Session with Teenagers: A Step-by-Step Guide. . – book review RIBNER, Neil G. The First Session with Teenagers: A Step-by-Step Guide. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 2000. 208pp. $42.50 (h). The First Session with Teenagers is a practical, accessible guide that reveals how mental health care professionals can conduct a successful initial interview with […]

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Adolescence

Basco, Monica Ramirez. Never Good Enough: How to Use Perfectionism to Your Advantage Without Letting It Ruin Your Life – Brief Article

Basco, Monica Ramirez. Never Good Enough: How to Use Perfectionism to Your Advantage Without Letting It Ruin Your Life – Brief Article – Book Review New York: Touchstone, 2000. 288pp. $12.00 (p). Do you feel that no matter how hard you try it is never good enough? Do you spend too much time trying to […]

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Adolescence

Summer 2004

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