F11-Problems in Adolescent Development

F11-Problems in Adolescent Development - Problems in...

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Problems in Adolescent Development I. Explaining Problems in Development A. Causes of Problems. 1. Biological factors. 2. Psychological factors. 3. Sociocultural factors. B. Developmental Psychopathology Approach. 1. Risks and outcomes. 2. Resilience. C. Major forms of deviance in adolescence: 1. Drug use. 2. Delinquency. 3. Depression and suicide. 4. Eating disorders. II. Drug Use/Abuse A. Trends in drug use. 1. Most is for licit drugs. 2. M > F. 3. Older > younger. 4. Increased during 70s, declined to the 90s, increased to late 90s, now declining. B. Risk factors. III. Delinquency A. Definition 1. Criminal behavior--Index offenses (illegal for everyone).
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2. Status offenses--"illegal" due to status as minor. B. Difficulties in interpreting the statistics. 1. Laws differ from state to state (age of majority). 2. SES affects reporting. 3. Adjudicated vs. self-report. 4. Much may not be reported, solved. C.
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