A site by the American Medical Association with information and links, resources, services, science updates, and guidelines for adolescent development and health.
Includes up-to-date date on a host of topics that include facts for families, public health, and clinical practice. Includes a current report on Mental Health by the Surgeon General. Also includes a report on the emotional, behavioral and cognitive development of infants, children and pre-adolescents. In addition a detailed report on the emotional, behavioral and cognitive development of adolescents from their early to late years.
NOAH's Web site contains information about child and adolescent family problems, mental conditions and disorders, suicide prevention, guidelines for parents, how to deal with traumas and disasters. A wonderful and informative web sites with many links.
A paper on biological changes in adolescence.
An excellent source of many articles on youth development, early childhood, school age children, teens, parents and family, and community.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides concise, up-to-date information on issues that affect teenagers and their families. Fifty-six fact sheets include many teenager's issues.
Established in the winter of 1984, the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA) is a rapidly growing, dynamic society focused on the theoretical, empirical, and policy research issues of adolescence. Through its biennial meetings and publishing efforts, SRA promotes the dissemination of research on adolescents and serves as a network and forum for its members. SRA publishes the Journal of Research on Adolescence.
Beloved scholar and educator Dr. Howard R. Bernstein died on Jan. 15, 2007. This is an excerpt from one of his final interviews. This is an early edit of a documentary about Dr. Bernstein's life, his academic career, and the lives he has touched in the classroom. Interviews with several generations of students in an attempt to explain Dr. Bernstein's uncommonly sucessful teaching methodology. Dr. Bernstein is battling terminal cancer. Directed by Eric Byler, former student of Dr. Bernstein's at Wesleyan University.
Newt Gingrich describes how the 19th century concept of adolescence fails young adults by robbing them of engagement in the adult world. Instead you have 13 year olds imitating 17 year olds, all trapped in a system of forced boredom.
Dr. Richard Falzone describes the developmental tasks of adolescence.
Discusses brain development during the adolescent period of development.
About teen fashion and consciousness during the adolescent years in Tokyo, Japan.