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Title Adolescent psychopathology and the developing brain : integrating brain and prevention science / edited by Daniel Romer and Elaine F. Walker
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (x, 514 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Series Adolescent Mental Health Initiative
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' adolescent mental health initiative.
Contents The developing brain and adolescent-typical behavior patterns: an evolutionary approach / Linda Spear -- Competence, resilience, and development in adolescence: clues for prevention science / Ann S. Masten -- Mapping adolescent brain maturation using structural magnetic resonance imaging / Elizabeth R. Sowell, Paul M. Thompson, and Arthur W. Toga -- The metamorphosis: individuation of the adolescent brain / Don M. Tucker and Lyda Moller -- Transcriptional regulation in schizophrenia / Scott E. Hemby and Joann A. O'Connor -- Stress effects on the developing brain / Megan R. Gunnar -- Maternal programming of defensive responses through sustained effects on gene expression / Michael J. Meaney -- Neuropeptides and the development of social behaviors: implications for adolescent psychopathology / Karen L. Bales and C. Sue Carter -- The effects of early deprivation on brain-behavioral development: the Bucharest early intervention project / Charles A. Nelson III, Charles H. Zeanah, and Nathan A. Fox -- Social stress, affect, and neural function in adolescence / Erin B. McClure and Daniel S. Pine -- Stress-induced pathophysiology within the schizophrenia patient brain: a model for the delayed onset of psychosis and its circumvention by anxiolytic agents / Anthony A. Grace -- Neurohormones, neurodevelopment, and the prodrome of psychosis in adolescence / Elaine F. Walker, Amanda McMillan, and Vijay Mittal
The adolescent surge in depression and emergence of gender differences: a biocognitive vulnerability-stress model in developmental context / Lauren B. Alloy and Lyn Y. Abramson -- Early identification and prevention of early-onset bipolar disorder / Kiki Chang, Kim Gallelli, and Meghan Howe -- Resilience and vulnerability to trauma: psychobiological mechanisms / Nicole S. Cooper [and others] -- The developing adolescent brain in socioeconomic context / Martha J. Farah, Kimberly G. Noble, and Hallam Hurt -- Brain development as a vulnerability factor in the etiology of substance abuse and addiction / Charles P. O'Brien -- Modifying brain networks underlying self-regulation / M. Rosario Rueda [and others] -- The BrainWise curriculum: neurocognitive development intervention program / Patricia Gorman Barry and Marilyn Welsh -- The role of preventive interventions in enhancing neurocognitive functioning and promoting competence in adolescence / Mark T. Greenberg, Nathaniel R. Riggs, and Clancy Blair
Summary This work addresses two questions: what neurodevelopmental processes in children and adolescents could be altered so that mental disorders might be prevented? And what interventions or life experiences might be able to introduce such changes? The 20 chapters include contributions from key researchers in the area
Notes "A project of the Adolescent Risk Communication Institute of the Annenberg Public Policy Center and the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Adolescent psychopathology -- Congresses
Brain -- Growth -- Congresses
Developmental neurobiology -- Congresses
Mental illness.
Adolescent Development
Brain -- growth & development
Adolescent Behavior
Mental Disorders
mental disorders.
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- Child & Adolescent.
Mental illness
Adolescent psychopathology
Brain -- Growth
Developmental neurobiology
Genre/Form Electronic books
proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Romer, Daniel, 1946-
Walker, Elaine F
Annenberg Public Policy Center.
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.
ISBN 9780198041801