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Palgrave Macmillan

Working With Adolescents and Young Adults

A Contemporary Psychodynamic Approach

ISBN 9780230551411
Publication Date November 2008
Formats Paperback Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Basic Texts in Counselling and Psychotherapy

The first edition of this popular book won praise for successfully exploring the inner world of contemporary adolescence. The new edition now also examines issues including self-harm, depression and body image disturbance. Drawing on a flexible psychodynamic approach, it gives evidence-based guidance for both experienced practitioners and students.

STEPHEN BRIGGS is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Social Work at the Tavistock Clinic, London, UK. 

Contemporary Adolescence
Becoming a Subject in Adolescence
Ethnicity and Identity in Adolescence
Parenting Adolescents
Containing Adolescence in Organisations
Adolescents as Temporary Outsiders: Drugs, Offending and Anti-social Behaviour
Adolescents with Difficulties in Achieving Separateness
Psychotic and Suicidal States in Adolescence
Leaving Home


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