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The Overparenting Epidemic

by George S. Glass & David Tabatsky Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...

Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

by Paul Gionfriddo Columbia University Press (October 07, 2014)

Paul Gionfriddo’s son Tim is one of the “6 percent”—the percentage of all Americans with serious mental illness. He is also one of the half million homeless people with serious mental illnesses in desperate...

Group Work with Adolescents, Third Edition: Principles and Practice

by Andrew Malekoff The Guilford Press (May 27, 2014)

A trusted course text and professional resource, this comprehensive book delves into all aspects of planning and conducting strengths-based group work with adolescents. In an accessible, down-to-earth style,...

Defiant Teens, Second Edition: A Clinician's Manual for Assessment and Family Intervention

by Russell A. Barkley & Arthur L. Robin The Guilford Press (March 31, 2014)

This authoritative manual presents an accessible 18-step program widely used by clinicians working with challenging teens. Steps 1-9 comprise parent training strategies for managing a broad range of problem...

Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions

by Eugene C. Roehlkepartain, Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Aostre N. Johnson & Karen-Marie Yust et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 27, 2005)

Nurturing Child and Adolescent Spirituality: Perspectives from the World's Religious Traditions provides a forum for prominent religious scholars to examine the state of religious knowledge and theological reflection...

The Teenage Brain

by Frances E. Jensen & Amy Ellis Nutt Harper (January 06, 2015)

A New York Times Bestseller

Renowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and offering practical advice for teens, parents and teachers.


Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children

by Ann G. Smolen & D. M. D. Harrison Jason Aronson, Inc. (October 29, 2013)

Mothering without a Home: Attachment Representations and Behaviors of Homeless Mothers and Children explores the attachment style of homeless mothers and its effect on the resulting attachment style of their...

Your Defiant Teen, Second Edition: 10 Steps to Resolve Conflict and Rebuild Your Relationship

by Russell A. Barkley, Arthur L. Robin & Christine M. Benton The Guilford Press (October 17, 2013)

If life with your teen has become a battleground, it's time to take action. This empathic book shows how. Trusted psychologists who have worked with thousands of families give you the tools you need to overcome...

Treating the Unmanageable Adolescent: A Guide to Oppositional Defiant and Conduct Disorders

by Neil I. Bernstein Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 01, 2000)

Addresses, in a concrete, practical way, how to deal with disruptive, troubled youth. Emphasis is placed on diffusing resistance to change and facilitating treatment compliance.

Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery

by Gail Griffith HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

On March 11, 2001, seventeen-year-old Will ingested a near-fatal dose of his antidepressant medication, an event that would forever change his life and the lives of his family. In Will's Choice, his mother,...

Therapeutic Conversations with Queer Youth: Transcending Homonormativity and Constructing Preferred Identities

by Julie Tilsen, Sheila McNamee & David Nylund Jason Aronson, Inc. (March 05, 2013)

Therapeutic Conversations with Queer Youth is for practitioners who seek culturally responsive, socially-just ways of engaging queer youth in conversations that evoke imagination, provoke possibility, and honor...

The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions

by Sarah Hendrickx & Claire Salter Jessica Kingsley Publishers (December 15, 2009)

This is a handy first-reference point guide to the full range of developmental conditions as they affect adolescents and adults. A wide range of conditions are covered, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders,...

Developmental Assessment of the School-Aged Child with Developmental Disabilities: A Clinician's Guide

by M. S. Thambirajah Jessica Kingsley Publishers (August 15, 2011)

This book provides full guidance on common developmental disorders and their assessment, focusing on mild to moderate disabilities in the school-aged child. Each chapter includes an account of normal development,...

Ethical Practice in Child and Adolescent Analysis and Psychotherapy: Protecting Safety in a Therapeutic Environment

by Anita G. Schmukler, Paula G. Atkeson, Helene Keable & E. Kirsten Dahl et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 29, 2011)

Ethical Practice in Child and Adolescent Analysis and Psychotherapy addresses core issues in ethical practice in working with children and their parents, with attention to unconscious motives and defenses that...

Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

by Richard Guare, Peg Dawson & Colin Guare The Guilford Press (December 07, 2012)

"I told you, I'll do it later."

"I forgot to turn in the stupid application."

"Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again."

"I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!"

If you're the parent of...

The Adolescent Journey

by Marsha Levy-Warren Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 01, 2000)

This is a comprehensive statement about adolescent development, identity formation, and treatment.

Adolescence and Delinquency: An Object-Relations Theory Approach

by D. R. D. Brodie Jason Aronson, Inc. (May 04, 2007)

This book applies modern object-relations theory to a population for which the 'treatment du jour' is increasingly cognitive-behavioral. Taking his lead from the delinquent adolescents in his practice, he presents...

Handbook of Temperament

by Marcel Zentner & Rebecca L. Shiner The Guilford Press (October 01, 2012)

Timely and authoritative, this unique handbook explores the breadth of current knowledge on temperament, from foundational theory and research to clinical applications. Leaders in the field examine basic temperament...

Inventing Ourselves

by Sarah-Jayne Blakemore & Sarah Borges PublicAffairs (May 15, 2018)

A tour through the groundbreaking science behind the enigmatic, but crucial, brain developments of adolescence and how those translate into teenage behavior

The brain creates every feeling, emotion, and desire...

Play Therapy with Adolescents

by Charles E. Schaefer, Loretta Gallo-Lopez, Dorothy Breen & Christopher J. Brown et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 14, 2010)

Adolescents are often resistant, hostile, moody, and difficult, but they can also be fascinating, creative, spontaneous, and passionate. How do mental health professionals get past the facade? Play Therapy with...

From Tweens to Teens

by Maria Clark Fleshood Familius (June 07, 2016)

All parents want their daughters to become confident, happy, self-­sufficient women, but the turbulent years of early adolescence can be difficult to navigate. From Tweens to Teens invites parents to rethink...

Getting to 30

by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett & Elizabeth Fishel Workman Publishing Company (May 14, 2013)

“This is the book parents have been waiting for”—Michael Thompson, coauthor of Raising Cain. The book that is “helpful, hopeful, and engaging”—Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Columbia University. It is...

The Adulteration of Children’s Sports

by Kristi Erdal Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

The Adulteration of Children's Sports explores what behavioral and physiological scientists know about how children’s organized sport has changed, how adults’ goals and needs are at the heart of those changes,...

Children and Crime

by Connie M. Tang Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 02, 2018)

Children and Crime offers a multidisciplinary and research-based approach to the study of child maltreatment and juvenile delinquency. Connie M. Tang first examines children as victims of maltreatment, exploring...

Sexuality in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

by Raymond Montemayor The Guilford Press (September 04, 2018)

Written in an engaging question-and-answer format, this accessible text synthesizes contemporary empirical research to provide a panoramic view of adolescent sexual development and behavior. The book examines...

Difficult Boys

by Madison J. Taylor Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

The difficult boy stands clearly differentiated in my mind from the backward-minded or irresponsible boy, although there are grounds on which they may become merged. The difficult boy, as I conceive him, is...

Cracking the Boy Code

by Adam Cox New Society Publishers (May 08, 2018)

All too quickly, talkative, affectionate young boys seem to slip away. Adolescents may be transformed overnight into reclusive, seemingly impenetrable young people who open up only to their friends and spend...

Clinical Perspectives on Reflective Parenting: Keeping the Child's Mind in Mind

by Mary Davis, M. Hossein Etezady, Paulene Popek & Regina Pally et al. Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 02, 2012)

Clinical Perspectives on Reflective Parenting addresses the reasons for focusing on understanding a child’s emotional world as a way of becoming a more effective parent. The book also addresses techniques...

A New Theory of Teenagers

by Christa Santangelo Da Capo Press (November 27, 2018)

A guide for families to thrive in the midst of the tumultuous teen years--and the culmination of the author's twenty-five years of experience in both conventional psychology and alternative methods

In her decades...


by Dana Gross Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 19, 2018)

The third edition of Infancy is a comprehensive and accessible core text for courses in infant development and early childhood development. Gross guides students through a child’s developmental stages from...

Zen Teen

by Tanya Carroll Richardson Da Capo Press (September 11, 2018)

A contemporary and relatable teen guide to reducing anxiety and developing resilience

"The anxious teen" is practically a cliché. In the last decade, studies have reported a drastic rise in teens who experience...

The Shy Child

by Philip G Zimbardo & Shirley L. Radl Malor Books (October 15, 2017)

Two out of every five people in the U.S. regard themselves as "shy." Yet, shyness can be cured, says Dr. Philip Zimbardo, the nation's leading authority on shyness. With co-author Shirley Radl, Dr. Zimbardo...


by Peter R Slattery Peter Slattery Sole Trader (September 20, 2017)

A ‘Frame’ is just what it sounds like. It’s something that contains or puts a border around what you are looking at; so you can see more clearly what’s inside, or in this case, what you might want to...

German Communicative Development Inventory

by Satyam Antonio Schramm, Barbara Stumper & Gisela Szagun Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 01, 2014)

This research presents a German adaptation of the American MacArthur-Bates Commmunicative Inventory (CDI) for toddlers, with the addition of a detailed inflectional morphology scale. The name of the instrument...

Anton Bruckner

by Constantin Floros Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 02, 2015)

While unappreciated and controversial during most of his life, Anton Bruckner is today regarded as the greatest symphonist between Beethoven and Gustav Mahler – in terms of originality, boldness and monumentality...

Dyslexia and Traumatic Experiences

by Evelin Witruk, Shally Novita, Yumi Lee & Dian Sari Utami Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 13, 2016)

This book focuses on dyslexia and traumatic experiences. It strives towards fostering a scientific exchange that promotes emergence of synergy effects and real progress in the understanding of dyslexia, psychological...

Loneliness and Solitude in Education

by Julian Stern Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 05, 2014)

Analysing loneliness and solitude in schools and exploring how to deal with them is a vital task. In recent research for the author’s Spirit of the School project, a number of pupils, teachers and headteachers...

Culture and Cognition

by Shamsul Haque & Elizabeth Sheppard Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (March 26, 2015)

The past few decades have seen a huge increase in global interest in psychology, with more psychologists, psychology programmes and students than ever before. Culture and Cognition: A collection of critical...

Tween Girls and their Mediated Friends

by Nancy A. Jennings Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

Although parents and teachers are among the numerous socializing agents through which children learn about the world, media, too, has begun to take center stage as a substantial force in children’s lives....

Stepfather-Stepson Communication

by Jonathan Pettigrew Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2014)

This book offers a novel analysis of communication in stepfather-stepson relationships and is one of the first to examine the ways stepfathers communicate and to integrate the perspectives of adolescents into...

Interrogating (Hi)stories

by Audrey Lingley Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

In Interrogating (Hi)stories, Audrey Lingley uses a critical constructivist perspective to problematize the absence of the spiritual dimension of human growth from pedagogical models that emphasize responsiveness...

The (Re-)Making of a Black American

by Chonika Coleman-King Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (January 01, 2013)

Historically, Blacks in the United States have been treated as a homogenous group with little regard for distinctions in ethnicity and immigrant status. However, the growing number of Black immigrants to the...

Teachers and Students as Co-Learners

by Dengting Boyanton Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (November 01, 2010)

Teaching is hard. Many teachers find it stressful. New teachers often lose their enthusiasm. The special education population is skyrocketing. Students are losing their motivation. What has gone wrong? How can...

Princess Cultures

by Miriam Forman-Brunell & Rebecca C. Hains Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 15, 2013)

Princesses today are significant figures in girls’ culture in the United States and around the world. Although the reign of girls’ princess culture has generated intense debate, this anthology is the first...

Ultra Success

by Ashmoret Mishal ULTRA LEADERSHIP LLC (February 01, 2017)

Ultra Success 12 Steps To Power Performance Exercise & Running contain many of the same challenges that you encounter at work and in your personal life. In this book, Ultra Success, the ultra – marathon runner...

Cop On: What It Is and Why Your Child Needs It

by Colman Noctor Gill Books (February 27, 2015)

Raise your child with cop on – give them the grit and good judgment to cope with life’s challenges

Full of expert advice tempered by first-hand experience of modern parenthood, Cop On is the perfect book...

Miller's Children

by James Garbarino University of California Press (February 27, 2018)

Miller’s Children is a passionate and comprehensive look at the human consequences of the US Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Miller v. Alabama, which outlaws mandatory life-without-parole sentences...

Teen 2.0: Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence

by Robert Epstein Quill Driver Books (February 24, 2010)

Arguing that adolescence is an unnecessary period of life that people are better off without, this groundbreaking study shows that teen confusion and hardships are caused by outmoded systems that were designed...

Play Intelligence

by James W. Findlay UPA (December 30, 2014)

On the whim of an idea, a sophomore student, unlike any other sophomore, takes on the might of the academic world with one of the most thought provoking books written on psychology and philosophy. Play Intelligence:...

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy

by Arthur Becker-Weidman Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 26, 2010)

Grounded in attachment theory and trauma, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) is an evidence-based, effective, and empirically validated treatment for complex trauma and disorders of attachment. This manual...