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Wolff, Sula – Journal of Adolescence, 1987
Outlines differing perspectives of practitioners in child psychiatry and general psychiatry concerning antisocial behavior. Discusses changes in attitudes toward deviancy in the United Kingdom since 1967. Urges strengthening of links in training, research, and practice between subspecialties of psychiatry and renewal of psychiatric interest in the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Attitude Change, Delinquency
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Woods, S.; White, E. – Journal of Adolescence, 2005
Research into bullying behaviour has identified two main categories of bullying behaviour, direct bullying and relational bullying, within which different profiles are evident, namely 'pure' bullies, 'pure' victims, bully/victims and neutral children. The current study examined the relationship between direct and relational bullying profiles,…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Psychiatry, Profiles, Intervention
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Palen, Lori-Ann; Coatsworth, J. Douglas – Journal of Adolescence, 2007
The current study explored the associations between activity-based identity experiences and youth outcomes. Participants were 107 high school students and one parent or guardian of each from three communities in a Northeastern state. Youth completed a measure of activity-based identity experiences (Personally Expressive Activities Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Psychology, Child Behavior, Check Lists
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Wrate, R. M.; And Others – Journal of Adolescence, 1994
Describes study examining admissions to adolescent psychiatry inpatient units. Seven diagnostic groups accounted for 90% of admissions. Treatment programs included external resources and agencies. 67 percent of admissions led to "completed treatment." Suggests type of diagnosis, not reliance upon elective admissions, reduced likelihood…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Counseling, Foreign Countries, Psychiatric Hospitals
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Healy, Elaine; Saha, Swaroopa; Subotsky, Fiona; Fombonne, Eric – Journal of Adolescence, 2002
There is little research into emergency presentations in child and adolescent mental health. The purpose of this study was to obtain an overview of number and types of presentations to a inner London child and adolescent mental health emergency service and to determine immediate and longer-term service demands. All available data on 107…
Descriptors: Psychiatric Services, Early Intervention, Mental Health, Psychiatry
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Parker, Kevin C. H.; Roberts, Nasreen; Williams, Cheryl; Benjamin, Marcia; Cripps, Linda; Woogh, Carolyn – Journal of Adolescence, 2003
The Rapid Response Model (RRM) provides psychiatric services to children and adolescents seen at the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department or at the Urgent Consultation Clinic. In a naturally occurring experiment, the RRM was introduced, withdrawn and restarted. The RRM reduced nighttime Emergency Consultations and inpatient admissions from…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Consultation Programs, Emergency Programs
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Jennifer, K.; Edwards, B. – Journal of Adolescence, 1994
Reviews first volume in textbook series, College Seminars. Suggests it has utility for pediatricians, general practitioners, social workers, nurses, child development specialists, and support teams working with "handicapped." Describes text as "soundly based and well written" with "clarity and consistency of style and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Book Reviews, Children, Psychiatry
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Gowers, Simon; And Others – Journal of Adolescence, 1993
Conducted retrospective analysis of referrals (n=275) to regional adolescent psychiatric service over two years, focusing on selected social and family variables, to identify areas of potential unmet need and relationship between these factors and clinical variables. Social and family disadvantage was well represented in patients, but few were…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Clinical Diagnosis, Family Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Allsopp, Mark; Verduyn, Chrissie – Journal of Adolescence, 1990
Describes findings of systematic case note review of 44 consecutive Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) adolescent patients. Presents relative frequencies of previously described features of the condition in this age group. Notes that many patients had problems with peer relationships and social isolation prior to onset of other symptoms. Outlines…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational Experience, Foreign Countries, Mental Disorders
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Rockhill, Carol M.; Vander Stoep, Ann; McCauley, Elizabeth; Katon, Wayne J. – Journal of Adolescence, 2009
This study examined the roles of social competence and social support as potential mediators of the association between psychopathology and functional outcomes in a middle school sample (n = 521). Participants were stratified into four psychopathology risk groups (depression only, conduct problems only, comorbid depression and conduct problems,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Grade Point Average, Psychopathology, Adolescents
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Portzky, Gwendolyn; Audenaert, Kurt; van Heeringen, Kees – Journal of Adolescence, 2009
This study aimed at the investigation of psychosocial and psychiatric risk factors of adolescent suicide by means of a case-control psychological autopsy study. Relatives and other informants of 19 suicide victims and 19 matched psychiatric controls were interviewed by means of a semi-structured interview schedule. Psychiatric controls included…
Descriptors: Suicide, Risk, Interviews, Patients
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Holmes, Paul – Journal of Adolescence, 1988
Describes the use of active role play techniques in a staff training group designed to teach about the "Inner World of the Adolescent," where the fundamental features of transference and countertransference were brought alive, and other theoretical contributions of modern psychoanalysis demonstrated within the setting of a training…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Foreign Countries
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Kroger, Jane – Journal of Adolescence, 1996
Seeks to review varied meanings regression has held within psychoanalytic and developmental literatures; focus on the forms, frequencies, and functions of regression when examining data from two structural developmental models addressing dimensions of normative adolescent identity development; and consider precipitants for different forms of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Dittmar, Helga; Bates, Brian – Journal of Adolescence, 1987
Summarizes some attempts to understand the causes and consequent treatments of anorexia nervosa from the viewpoints of psychoanalytically informed, family, existential and feminist psychology. These perspectives, which focus on the individual experience of the anorexic, leave many questions unanswered, but provide fresh frameworks from which to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Anorexia Nervosa, Existentialism, Females
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Sayers, Janet – Journal of Adolescence, 1988
Outlines two distinct trends that inform current psychoanalytic and feminist approaches to anorexia: one focuses on its roots in the fantasy, the other in the reality of childhood and adolescent deprivation and abuse. Explains how both approaches attend to place of the mother to neglect of the father in genesis of anorexia. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Anorexia Nervosa, Family Counseling, Fantasy, Fathers