Working With Adolescents And Young Adults: A Contemporary Psychodynamic Approach by Stephen BriggsWorking With Adolescents And Young Adults: A Contemporary Psychodynamic Approach by Stephen Briggs

Working With Adolescents And Young Adults: A Contemporary Psychodynamic Approach

byStephen BriggsEditorStephen Frosh

Paperback | September 26, 2008

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Recent research suggests that the mental health of today's adolescents is deteriorating just as they find themselves increasingly demonized in the popular press. The first edition of Stephen Briggs' Working with Adolescents won praise for its success in introducing the reader to the inner world of contemporary adolescence. This second edition builds on that strength, including new material on adolescent depression, the changing pressures on young people from ethnic minorities post 9/11 and the latest work on eating disorders and body image, and showing how a psychodynamic approach can be used flexibly in the context of institutional emphasis on evidence-based practice and brief treatments. It will be essential reading for students and qualified practitioners across the caring professions.
STEPHEN BRIGGS is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Social Work at the Tavistock Clinic, London.
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Title:Working With Adolescents And Young Adults: A Contemporary Psychodynamic ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.02 inPublished:September 26, 2008Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Contemporary Adolescence: Turbulence or Transition? * 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 * Notes * Bibliography * Index