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Adolescents and risk

Patrick B. Johnson

Adolescents and risk

making sense of adolescent psychology

by Patrick B. Johnson

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adolescent psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesAdolescents & risk
    StatementPatrick B. Johnson and Micheline S. Malow-Iroff.
    SeriesMaking sense of psychology
    ContributionsMalow-Iroff, Micheline S., 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF724 .J64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 147 p. ;
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16789901M
    ISBN 109780313336874
    LC Control Number2007043643

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The book describes the different risk behaviors, shows the linkages among them, explains the functions served by the various risk behaviors or the meanings they may have for the adolescent, examines Cited by: The book is extremely well organized into types of risk behaviors and covers various theories of adolescent risk with clarity and a critical eye.

The inclusion of gambling, often ignored in discussions of problem addictive behavior, is one of the many notable aspects of this book and represents a newly emerging problem for by: 8. The book describes the different risk behaviors, shows the linkages among them, explains the functions served by the various risk behaviors or the meanings they may have for the adolescent, examines how they vary with age, sex, and other demographic characteristics, demonstrates the influential role that the theoretical risk factors and protective factors play in adolescent risk behavior involvement.

While it is certainly not the case that all adolescents growing up in poor or divorced families are destined to problems and failure, there is an extensive literature that suggests that adolescents living in families experiencing economic hardship, divorce, or both are at increased risk for a range of health and behavioral problems, including school failure, use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, unintended Cited by: 1.

This book covers the developmental and health problems unique to the adolescent period of life. It focuses on special needs and public health programs for adolescents. It offers deep insight into smoking, violence, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other problems, along with intervention and prevention strategies.

Anyone serious about improving adolescent health should read this book. As the general portrait indicated, a few areas of risk-taking pose the most serious threats to adolescents: sexual risk-taking, substance use, illegal behavior, and risky driving. Risk taking = curiosity + challenge + excitement + denial.

That’s one formula for adolescent growth. This is why parents should not to argue with denial, but accept it, and then proceed to talk about their cautions and concerns. Their job now is less to control the young person’s choices than to inform them.

The 8 Best Inspirational Books for Teens of Help your child feel confident and empowered. Cheryl Lock.

Cheryl Lock is a Denver-based writer and editor who has written about parenting and wellness. Her work has appeared in Parents, Family Circle, and Runner's World, among others. Adolescents ages account for half of new STD infections. Adolescents ages account for nearly half of the 20 million new cases of STDs each year.

1 Today, two in five sexually active teen girls have had an STD that can cause infertility and even death. 2 Also, though rates of HIV are very low among adolescents, males make up more Author: Office of Adolescent Health. This book covers the developmental and health problems unique to the adolescent period of life.

It focuses on special needs and public health programs for adolescents. It offers deep insight into smoking, violence, teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and other problems, along with intervention and prevention strategies. "Anyone serious about improving adolescent health should read this book. Many adolescents today, and perhaps an increasing number in the future, are at risk for death, disease, and other adverse health outcomes that are not primarily biomedical in origin.

In general, there has been a marked change in the causes of morbidity and mortality among adolescents. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

Information on Risk Behaviors for Parents with Teens (Ages ) Related Pages. You may have questions about the risk behaviors that many teens face during the teenage years. If you don’t find what you are looking for, browse all parent topics or view CDC’s A to Z index for a more detailed list of topics.

The papers and workshop sought to take a different approach to the high-risk behaviors of adolescents by defining and devising measurements for the burden of adolescent vulnerabilities, the interactions between risks and protective factors, total costs and benefits of.

throw the lives of young teens and their parents off-balance. Major problems may arise, particularly among children who are already at risk of school failure. On the other hand, if you talk to adults who work with young adoles-cents—teachers, school counselors and.

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Adolescents and risk by Silvia Bonino, Elena Cattelino, Silvia Ciairano,Springer, Bonino Silvia Cattelino Elena Ciairano Silvia edition, paperback. Adolescents and Risk: Helping Young People Make Better Choices by Eric Wargo September Adolescence, as every teenager, parent, and youth professional knows, is a time of risks.

With greater freedom and independence, young people face new choices involving automobiles, addictive substances, and sexuality—frequently in combination.

4 What Parents Need to Know About Teen Risk Taking We wrote this book because most parents of teens face these challenges and could use a little help. Remember, adolescence is a process of develop- LeARning to MAke deciSionS • • • • • • • 9.

What Parents Need to Know About Teen Risk Taking. camh. Adolescents and Risk: Helping Young People Make Better Choices Drawing on the research of Valerie Reyna and colleagues, this article addresses the "immortality myth" and explores how adolescents actually consider risk.

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Seven million youngsters--one in four adolescents--have only limited potential for becoming productive adults because they are at high risk for encountering serious problems at home, in school, or in their communities.

This is one of the disturbing findings in this unique overview of what is known about young people aged 10 to 17 growing up in the United States today.This book brings together current research integrating adolescent risk and protection across a wide range of topics and disciplines.

It is a major contribution to the field." — Robert Wm. Blum, MD, MPH, PhD, Professor and Director, Center for Adolescent Health and Development, University of Minnesota.24 April -- In an estimated million children and young adolescents died, mostly from preventable causes.

Evidence shows that gaps in the quality of care contribute to complications and deaths among children. To address these gaps WHO and partners have produced new quality of care standards to improve both the provision and experience of care and call for health facilities to.