Loneliness in Childhood and Adolescence by Ken J. RotenbergLoneliness in Childhood and Adolescence by Ken J. Rotenberg

Loneliness in Childhood and Adolescence

EditorKen J. Rotenberg, Shelley Hymel

Paperback | October 30, 2008

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Loneliness is experienced by children, adolescents and adults across varied cultures. In the early 1960s and 1970s, some authorities in the field of psychology did not believe that children experienced loneliness. This book ushers in a new wave of theory and research into examining the phenomena of loneliness during childhood and adolescence. The book represents a thorough examination of the topic: the chapters range over the role of attachment in children's loneliness, differences between being alone and loneliness, the significance of divided self and identity achievement in adolescents' loneliness, and the link between loneliness and maladjustment during adolescence.
Title:Loneliness in Childhood and AdolescenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.94 inPublished:October 30, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521088925

ISBN - 13:9780521088923

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. Childhood and adolescent loneliness: an introduction Ken J. Rotenberg; Part II. Theoretical and Assessment Issues: 2. The conceptualization and measurement of childhood loneliness Beverley Terrell-Deutsch; 3. Understanding the origins of childhood loneliness: contributions of attachment theory Jude Cassidy and Lisa J. Berlin; 4. Developmental change in the sources of loneliness in childhood and adolescence: constructing a theoretical model Jennifer T. Parkhurst and Andrea Hopmeyer; 5. Loneliness through the eyes of children Shelley Hymel, Donato Tarulli, Laura Hayden Thomson and Beverley Terrell-Deutsch; Part III. Loneliness in Childhood: 6. Loneliness during early childhood: the role of interpersonal behaviors and relationships Kim B. Burgess, Gary W. Ladd, Becky J. Kochenderfer, Sharon F. Lambert and Sondra H. Birch; 7. Antecedents of loneliness and the ability to be alone in young children Lisa M. Youngblade, Lisa J. Berlin and Jay Belsky; 8. A social information-processing approach to children's loneliness Nicki R. Crick, Jennifer K. Groptpeter and Carol M. Rockhill; 9. Parental antecedents of children's loneliness Ken J. Rotenberg; 10. The friendship experience in middle childhood and adolescence: implication for understanding loneliness Jeffrey G. Parker, Jill L. Saxon, Steven R. Asher and Donna M. Kovacs; Part IV. Loneliness in Adolescence: 11. Adolescent loneliness, self-reflection and identity: from individual differences to developmental processes Luc Goossens and Alfons Marcoen; 12. On the uses of loneliness in adolescence, Reed W. Larson; 13. Social self-discrepancy theory and loneliness during childhood and adolescence Janis B. Kupermidt, Kathy B. Sigda, Mary Ellen Voegler and Constantine Sedikides; 14. Self, other and loneliness from a developmental perspective Lorrie K. Sippola and William M. Bukowski; 15. Adolescent loneliness and maladjustment: a focus on gender differences Linda Loenig and Robin Abrams; Part V. Prospective: 16. Examination of loneliness acrosss the life cycle: two solitudes or unified enterprise? Daniel Perlman and Monica Landolt.