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Adolescence, Affect and Health (Studies in Adolescent Development)

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Published by Psychology Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adolescents,
  • Child & developmental psychology,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Health Services For Children And Youth,
  • Teenagers,
  • Psychology,
  • Health behavior in adolescence,
  • Developmental - Child,
  • Developmental - General,
  • General,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Developmental Psychology,
  • Developmental - Adolescent,
  • Adolescent Psychology,
  • Health promotion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8313521M
    ISBN 100863775187
    ISBN 109780863775185


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Adolescence, Affect and Health (Studies in Adolescent Development) by Do Spruijt-Metz Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is designed to appeal to both theoretical and applied scientists in the field of adolescent development, adolescent health and health education. A clear research methodology is set out for the complementary use of a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research : Donna Spruijt-Metz.

This book starts by explaining exactly what adolescence is and then goes on to describe health issues related to puberty such as growth, skin problems, emotions, sex and stress. It also looks at the changes that happen to both girls and boys and gives useful advice on how to ensure a safe and healthy transition from adolescence to : Jenny Bryan.

Quantitative studies: Formulating theory and understanding adolescent health. Worries and health in adolescence / Donna Spruijt-Metz and Rob J. Spruijt. Everyday health and risk behaviours. Personal incentives as determinants of adolescent health behaviour: The meaning of behaviour. Series Title: Studies in adolescent development.

This book also presents findings on typical stressors occurring during adolescence and their effect on health status as well as factors mediating the effect of stress on health. Throughout, readers gain valuable insight into gender differences, physical and psychological symptoms, and help-seeking by: Adolescence and Health is the first comprehensive text to consider all aspects of young people's health in the context of their lifestyles and recent major social changes, considering questions.

But many engage in risky behavior, develop unhealthful habits, or have chronic conditions that can jeopardize their immediate health and safety and contribute to poor health in future years. During adolescence, a range of health issues can be identified and addressed in ways that affect not only the functioning and opportunities of adolescents themselves, but also the quality of their adult lives.

Early chapters address the epidemiology of mental health, while the second section of the book deals with how both offline and online worlds affect mental health, presenting both positive and negative outcomes, and focusing on special populations of at-risk adolescents.

While adolescence is a relatively healthy period of life, adolescents begin to make lifestyle choices and establish behaviors that affect both their current and future health. Securely attached adolescents also suffer fewer mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, inattention, thought problems, conduct disorder, delinquency and aggression (52,54–56).

Attachment security in female adolescents is related to fewer weight. In both human beings and laboratory rats, studies have found that adolescents become addicted to nicotine faster and at lower doses.

Functional brain scans also suggest that teenagers and adults process reward stimuli differently; the adolescents are hypersensitive to the value of novel experiences.

Summary: "Following the surge in health initiatives focusing on young people in the last decade, this book provides thought-provoking content and a range of teaching and learning aids, to form the most up-to-date textbook for trainee health professionals and others working with adolescents."--Jacket.

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. To support this, a proposed indicator for the Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health is the adolescent birth rate. Better access to contraceptive information and services can reduce the number of girls becoming pregnant and giving birth at too young an age.

Adolescence is a time when home, school, and other environmental influences can impact not only adolescent health but also their future adult health. Currently, adolescent health screening has focused loosely on the biopsychosocial (BPS) model of health screening.

Yet there is an emerging double nutritional threat to child and adolescent health in LMICs. To reduce deficiency-related malnutrition while preventing overweight and obesity, integrated adolescent health programs are needed that prevent infection, improve diet quality, and encourage physical : Zohra Lassi, Anoosh Moin, Zulfiqar Bhutta.

Many adolescent risk behaviors—particularly poor driving, either with or without concomitant use of alcohol or illicit substances, and crime—also put others at risk, and all of these factors together make the prevention of risk behaviors in adolescence an important public health issue.

Adolescence and puberty are not the same. Adolescence is that to year period of social and psychological growth that transforms the dependent child (beginning in late elementary or early. And how do trends in adolescent well-being since the s relate to changes in education, leisure, communities and family life in that time.

This unique volume brings together the main findings from the Nuffield Foundation's Changing Adolescence Programme and explores how social change may affect young people's behaviour, mental health and.

Adolescence is the transitional stage from childhood to adulthood that occurs between ages 13 and But the physical and psychological changes that take place in adolescence often start earlier.

Alcohol’s Effects on Adolescents Linda Patia Spear, Ph.D. Linda Patia Spear, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Professor and chairperson in the Department of Psychology at the Center for Developmental Psychobiology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York.

Introduction. Adolescence is an important developmental phase along the path to adulthood, years during which youth become increasingly independent from their families.

1 Yet parents and other family members still play a critical role in the promotion of adolescents’ well-being, by providing a positive support system within which youth can explore their changing identity.

2 There were The volume is invaluable to mental health professionals in that Zucker and Bradley, psychologist and psychiatrist, team up to debunk certain misconceptions and to provide a detailed analysis of gender identity disorder in both boys and girls together with a comprehensive review of the literature, including relevant studies of adults and Cited by: This phenomenon is generally ascribed to the improved health and nutrition of children and adolescents.

Cognition The dramatic physical and physiological changes characteristic of adolescence have an equally dramatic impact on cognitive and social functioning.

The Effects of Adolescence on Family Relationships Joyce Allen University of Phoenix The Effect of Adolescence on Family Relationships Adolescence and young adulthood is a time of continued cognitive development.

This is the stage in life that is associated with the increase and subsequent decrease of impulsively taking risk. School environments can affect student health and academic outcomes.

10 School and family connectedness during adolescence are linked to reductions in poor health outcomes in adulthood. 11 To have the most positive impact on adolescent health, schools, government agencies, community organizations, and community members must work together.

She has published 56 articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters on childhood mental health. She is editor of three book series on child and adolescent psychotherapy, psychology in school and psychotherapeutic children´s books.

In her free time, she follows her passion for photography around the globe. trends and patterns of adolescent and youth health or to ensure equitable attention to this client group.

Adolescence itself is a cultural construct that varies across settings and contexts. Developing Adolescentsis a response to requests by numerous professionals in various fields for help in understanding and working with adolescents.

In particular, the organizations involved in the Partnership in Program Planning for Adolescent Health (PIPPAH), who work together to promote adolescent health. Parents can provide needed support and affection and help adolescents understand how their choices can affect their health and well-being.

6 In fact, research shows that parents continue to have more influence than peers on many important outcomes, including whether adolescents smoke, use alcohol or other drugs, or have sex.

7Author: Office of Adolescent Health. The health of adolescents is strongly affected by social factors at personal, family, community, and national levels.

Nations present young people with structures of opportunity as they grow up. Since health and health behaviours correspond strongly from adolescence into adult life, the way that these social determinants affect adolescent health are crucial to the health of the whole Cited by: Authoritative parenting typically uses a system of graduated privileges, in which adolescents initially are given small bits of responsibility and freedom (such as caring for a pet, doing household chores, purchasing clothing, decorating their room, or managing an allowance).

If adolescents handle this responsibility well over a period of time, more responsibilities and more privileges (such. Child and Adolescent Development - Revision Version 04/01 Page 6 Child and Adolescent Development Topic 1 Defining Children and Childhood KEY LEARNING POINTS • There is no universal definition of who is a child, adolescent or youth.

Chronological age is not a sufficient criterion for establishing operational definitions. Promoting Adolescent Health: A Dialog on Research and Practice is a collection of essays that discusses the insights provided by professionals into the problems of encouraging adolescent health.

The book presents the open dialog between the views of pediatrics, cardiologists, psychologists, health educators, sociologists, and nutrition Edition: 1. In Ghana, adolescents constitute about a quarter of the total population. These adolescents make reproductive health decisions and choices based on their knowledge and the availability of such choices.

These reproductive health decisions and choices can either negatively or positively affect their lives. This study therefore explored adolescents’ reproductive health Cited by: 4. Children, Adolescents, and the Media, Third Edition provides a comprehensive, research-oriented overview of how the media impact the lives of children and adolescents in modern approach is grounded in a developmental perspective, focusing on how young people of different ages and levels of cognitive, emotional, and social development interact with the media.

Nicotine largely affects the area of the brain responsible for attention, memory, learning, and brain plasticity. Brain development continues throughout adolescence and into young : Rajiv Bahl.

Adolescent Development, Estimates of the number of school aged children with emotional problems vary. Incidence and prevalence figures are controversial, with estimates ranging from % to 22%. For a critique of current data, see the Center's document Youngsters’ Mental Health and Psychosocial Problems:What are the Data.

Chapter 9 Health Promotion for the Adolescent Learning Objectives After studying this chapter, you should be able to: • Describe the adolescent’s normal growth and development.

• Identify the sexual maturity rating and Tanner stages and recognize deviations from normal. • Describe the developmental tasks of adolescence. • Describe the concept of identity formation in relation to.

The introduction discusses the concept of the the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (AMHI) which coalesced to create an informative reference regarding mental disorders, which present between the ages of 10 and 22 years old.

The Annenberg Foundation created a series of mental health books. The first series is heavy in science and research. Adolescence used to be automatically associated with trouble. Recently, however, researchers have found that adolescence is not always so difficult, even with all the changes that occur during this period.

Physical Changes. Pubescence refers to the two years before puberty. The adolescent growth spurt actually begins during pubescence, at about. Adolescence, transitional phase of growth and development between childhood and adulthood.

The World Health Organization defines an adolescent as any person aged 10 to In many societies, however, adolescence is often equated with puberty. Learn more about the definition, features, and stages of adolescence. It is well known that adolescence is a critical period for development.

A new article from Lancet points out just how life experiences and conditions during this period can significantly impact health behaviors.

Often labeled social determinants of health, these factors, the circumstances in which people live, include economic, political, social, and cultural conditions that affect the health. The Guardian - Back to home children who are referred to child and adolescent mental health likely than adults to pick up a non-fiction book about anxiety and mental health issues.Healthy eating during adolescence.

Healthy eating during adolescence is important as body changes during this time affect an individual's nutritional and dietary needs. Adolescents are becoming more independent and making many food decisions on their own. Many adolescents experience a growth spurt and an increase in appetite and need healthy.