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Bachman, Jerald G.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Schulenberg, John E.; Johnston, Lloyd D.; Freedman-Doan, Peter; Messersmith, Emily E. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2007
Does success in school protect teenagers from drug use? Does drug use impair scholastic success? This book tackles a key issue in adolescent development and health--the education-drug use connection. The authors examine the links and likely causal connections between educational experiences, delinquent behavior, and adolescent use of tobacco,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Delinquency, Marijuana, Cocaine
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed.; Davidson, Lucy, Ed.; Keyes, Corey L. M., Ed.; Moore, Kristin A., Ed. – 2003
This book offers a holistic examination of well-being across the life course by experts in psychology, sociology, child development, and medicine, and describes foundational strengths for well-being from infancy through adulthood. The chapters are: (1) "A Brief History of the Study of Well-Being in Children and Adults" (Kristin A. Moore…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Adults, Child Development
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Milford, Jaime L.; Austin, Julia L.; Smith, Jane Ellen – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2007
The Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) and Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) are both highly effective and empirically validated psychosocial approaches to the treatment of addictions whose unique designs may help achieve certain public health objectives. Literature will be reviewed to examine the potential impact of CRA and…
Descriptors: Public Health, Reinforcement, Public Policy, Theory Practice Relationship
Sherr, Lorraine – Bernard van Leer Foundation (NJ1), 2005
This paper explores some of the psychological and other issues associated with HIV infection in children. Although the majority of studies are in the West, a growing core of information is emerging from other centres. This paper attempts to summarise the complexity of who the children are, examine emerging orphan and vulnerability issues, explore…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Psychology