ERIC Number: EJ529851
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Environment, Biology, and Culture: Implications for Adolescent Development.
Developmental Psychology, v32 n4 p571-73 Jul 1996
Introduces this special theme issue examining the roles of socialization, biology, and culture as they affect adaptive and maladaptive developmental outcomes. Problems of adolescence addressed include antisocial behavior, depressive symptoms, substance abuse, low achievement, and eating problems. Considers factors implicated in successful adaptation, as well as psychopathology, with an emphasis on both risk and protection. (AA)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Behavior Development, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Theories, Biological Influences, Cultural Context, Developmental Stages, Eating Disorders, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Development, Individual Development, Predictor Variables, Psychological Patterns, Social Development, Socialization, Substance Abuse
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "Development, Transitions, and Adjustments in Adolescence."