Your adolescent: Emotional, behavioral, and cognitive development from early adolescence through the teen years.
Pruitt, D., ed.~~American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Parents, teachers, and mental health workers will find the answers to these and many other-questions in this forthright yet compassionate guide to helping your adolescent through the tumultuous teen years. From peer pressure and self-esteem to experimentation with sex, alcohol, and drugs, this invaluable resource covers a wide range of practical issues. Here as well is information on more serious obstacles to a teen’s development that may require professional intervention, such as depression, eating disorders, substance abuse, and disruptive behavorial disorders. As surely as every child will become a teen, every person that must relate to a teen will find this book a reliable, indispensable guide to the ups and downs of adolescence.