Adolescent Psychology

Survey of developmental processes of the adolescent.

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Adolescent Development: Narratives for Discovery
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Table of Contents:
Introduction to Adolescence
Theoretical Perspectives on Adolescence
Research in Adolescent Psychology
Neuroscience of Adolescence
Biological Development in Adolescence
Personality and Adolescent Development
Adolescent Narratives and Identity
Adolescent Health Psychology
Adolescent Mental Health
Adolescent Addictions

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
University of Louisiana at Monroe
William McCown
Date Added:
06/30/2021
Depression in Children and Adolescents
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Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working.

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Psychology
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The National Institute for Mental Health
Author:
The Natiional Institute for Mental Health
Date Added:
10/01/2016
The Mysterious Workings of The Adolescent Brain
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Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically "teenage" behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain.

Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
TED
Author:
Sarah Jayne Blakemore
Date Added:
06/01/2012