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You and Your Adolescent: The Essential Guide for Ages 10-25

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“Relax! The horror stories you have heard about adolescence are false.”

This is Dr. Laurence Steinberg’s reassuring message to parents in this newly revised edition of his classic book You and Your Adolescent, which Publishers Weekly says is “filled with solid advice for the parents of adolescents.” Among the new topics in this updated edition:

* An expanded definition of
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ebook, 432 pages
Published January 4th 2011 by Simon Schuster (first published March 1st 1990)
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Karen
Mar 05, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read this on the recommendation of a youth pastor who spoke at a youth conference. It took me awhile to get through it as it is "text book" like, but it was easy to read with each section broken up so it could be read in short chunks. It covers everything a parent would want to know while navigating raising children. I never realized adolescence could go on for so long, but in today's society it makes sense - even though that is way too long! It covers EVERY topic in today's world & is a ver ...more
Jenny Stringham
Mar 06, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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It's almost like an encyclopedia for adolescents. There's plenty of info that won't apply to everyone, but there's some great information on being responsive parents, communication, resolving conflict, establishing rules, friends, emotions, etc, and your role in helping your children through these awesome years. I'm sure I'll be checking it out of the library again. :)
Literary Mama
It's not like there's a manual [to raising adolescents]. Or is there? The closest thing I've found is You and Your Adolescent: The Essential Guide for Ages 10-25. At more than 400 pages, Laurence Steinberg's reference book, first published in 1990 and updated/re-released in paperback earlier this year (its 9th edition), offers reassuring heft and no-nonsense advice in the way that Your Baby and Child did for me back in the diaper days. Steinberg, one of the world's leading authorities on adolesc ...more
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Laurence Steinberg is Professor of Psychology at Temple University. He is
Author of numerous books and regularly writes about education issues in
The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
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