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Ethnic Issues in Adolescent Mental Health - Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Ethnic Issues in Adolescent Mental Health

By: Arlene Rubin Stiffman (Editor), Larry E. Davis (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1990
ISBN: 9780803939851
Number Of Pages: 360

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The effects of social and environmental conditions on mental health, and the need to understand ethnic values and attitudes when developing helping strategies are the major themes of this volume, which is aimed at raising awareness of the effects of ethnicity on adolescent mental health.

General Mental Health Issues
Mental Health of Black Adolescents
Implications for Policy and Practice
Ethnic Identity Development and Psychological Adjustment in Adolescence
Psychocultural Factors Affecting the Mental Health Status of Mexican American Adolescents
The Mental Health of Asian American Teenagers
A Research Challenge
Antisocial Behavior/Violence/Delinquency
Violence and Minority Youth
An Ecological Perspective
In Pursuit of Affirmation
The Antisocial Inner-City Adolescent
Hispanic Adolescents and Antisocial Behavior
Sociocultural Factors and Treatment Implications
High Risk Sexual Behavior Among Black Adolescents
Social Support and Teen Pregnancy in the Inner City
Black Teens Parenting in the Inner City
Problems and Recommendations
Pregnant and Parenting Black Adolescents
Theoretical and Policy Perspectives
Substances: Use and Abuse
Social Competence as a Framework for Addressing Ethnicity and Teenage Alcohol Problems
The Role of Family Factors in the Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse Among High Risk Black Youth
American Indian Adolescents
Combating Problems of Substance Use and Abuse Through a Community Model
Hispanic Adolescents and Substance Abuse
Implications for Research, Treatment, and Prevention
Suicidal Behavior Among Minority Youth in the United States
Suicide Among Black Adolescents and Young Adults
A Rising Problem
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ISBN: 9780803939851
ISBN-10: 080393985X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 1st November 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.72 x 14.15  x 2.44
Weight (kg): 0.48