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Ethnic Issues in Adolescent Mental Health
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Ethnic Issues in Adolescent Mental Health

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Child Development

November 1990 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The effects of social and environmental conditions on mental health, and the need to understand ethnic values and attitudes when developing helping strategies are the major themes of this volume, which is aimed at raising awareness of the effects of ethnicity on adolescent mental health.
 
PART ONE: GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES
Jewelle Taylor Gibbs
Mental Health of Black Adolescents
Implications for Policy and Practice

 
Jean S Phinney, Bruce Lochner and Rodolfo Murphy
Ethnic Identity Development and Psychological Adjustment in Adolescence
John M Chavez and Collette E Roney
Psychocultural Factors Affecting the Mental Health Status of Mexican American Adolescents
William T Liu, Elena Yu, Ching-Fu Chang and Marilyn Fernandez
The Mental Health of Asian American Teenagers
A Research Challenge

 
 
PART TWO: ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR/VIOLENCE/DELINQUENCY
Nora Gustavsson and Pallassana R Balgopal
Violence and Minority Youth
An Ecological Perspective

 
Cheryl L Thompson
In Pursuit of Affirmation
The Antisocial Inner-City Adolescent

 
Orlando Rodriguez and Luis H Zayas
Hispanic Adolescents and Antisocial Behavior
Sociocultural Factors and Treatment Implications

 
 
PART THREE: SEXUALITY
Algea Harrison
High Risk Sexual Behavior Among Black Adolescents
Brenda G McGowan and Amy Kohn
Social Support and Teen Pregnancy in the Inner City
Sandra Y Lewis
Black Teens Parenting in the Inner City
Problems and Recommendations

 
William Marsiglio and John H Scanzoni
Pregnant and Parenting Black Adolescents
Theoretical and Policy Perspectives

 
 
PART FOUR: SUBSTANCES: USE AND ABUSE
Edith M Freeman
Social Competence as a Framework for Addressing Ethnicity and Teenage Alcohol Problems
Ura Jean Oyemade and Valora Washington
The Role of Family Factors in the Primary Prevention of Substance Abuse Among High Risk Black Youth
E Daniel Edwards and Margie Egbert-Edwards
American Indian Adolescents
Combating Problems of Substance Use and Abuse Through a Community Model

 
Melvin Delgado
Hispanic Adolescents and Substance Abuse
Implications for Research, Treatment, and Prevention

 
 
PART FIVE: SUICIDE
Karen F Wyche and Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus
Suicidal Behavior Among Minority Youth in the United States
Essie Manuel Rutledge
Suicide Among Black Adolescents and Young Adults
A Rising Problem

 

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