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Growing Pains: A Study of Teenage Distress / Edition 1

Growing Pains: A Study of Teenage Distress / Edition 1

by Edna M. Irwin
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First Published in 1978. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780713001662
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/23/1978
Series: Psychiatric Topics for Community Workers Ser.
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Normal development: nature and nurture; the developmental task of adolescence. Part 2 Deviation in adolescence: presentation, classification, diagnosis and epidemiology relating to adolescence; schizophrenia; affective illness; self-harm in adolescence; drug abuse; developmental disorders; conduct disorders and juvenile delinquency; personality disorders; emotional or neurotic disorders; persistent non-attendance at school; anorexia nervosa; sexual problems in adolescence; the handicapped adolescent. Part 3 Treatment and management of the disturbed adolescent: the first interview and principles of treatment; physical methods of treatment in adolescent psychiatry; psychological methods of treatment in adolescent psychiatry; social intervention and residential provision in adolescence; the adolescent in-patient; conclusion.

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