Integrating diverse scientific data, this book relates the biological versus psychosocial aspects of adolescence.
Integrating diverse scientific data, this book relates the biological versus psychosocial aspects of adolescence. Relevant data from scientific literature have been pulled together into a systematic presentation of the biological and psychosocial issues of contemporary adolescence. Part I describes the biological and sociopsychological developmental processes; Part II focuses on the special problems of contemporary adolescents; Part III analyzes the causes of the problems and discusses tentative remedies. Written for psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, and anthropologists.
Patterns of Development Research Perspectives Adolescence as a Biological Phenomenon Intellectual Development Psychosocial Development and the Peer Group Personality Development Psychosexual Roles Toward Self-Supporting Behavior Socialization and Self-Determination The Need for Guidance The Problems of Adolescence The Body Image Emotional Imbalance Sexual Problems Antisocial and Aggressive Behavior Alcohol and Drug Abuse Causes and Remedies The Changing Organism Psychosocial Issues Between Adults and Adolescents References Index