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Adolescence, Discrimination, and the LawAddressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Law: Addressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

Roger J.R. Levesque

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479815586
eISBN:
9781479833597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815586.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the wake of the civil rights movement, the legal system dramatically changed its response to discrimination based on race, gender, and other characteristics. It is now showing signs of yet another ... More

Doctoring the MindIs Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Doctoring the Mind: Is Our Current Treatment of Mental Illness Really Any Good?

Richard P. Bentall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791486
eISBN:
9780814739143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791486.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Toward the end of the twentieth century, the solution to mental illness seemed to be found. It lay in biological solutions, focusing on mental illness as a problem of the brain, to be managed or ... More

Peer-Impact Diagnosis and TherapyA Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Peer-Impact Diagnosis and Therapy: A Handbook for Successful Practice with Adolescents

Vivian Center Seltzer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740422
eISBN:
9780814741023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740422.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Adolescents are infamous for their rebellious behavior. Indeed, much of the focus of therapy and clinical intervention with troubled adolescents focuses on their presumed need to rebel against their ... More

PsychopathyAn Introduction to Biological Findings and Their Implications

Psychopathy: An Introduction to Biological Findings and Their Implications

Andrea L. Glenn and Adrian Raine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777053
eISBN:
9780814777077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777053.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The last two decades have seen tremendous growth in biological research on psychopathy, a mental disorder distinguished by traits including a lack of empathy or emotional response, egocentricity, ... More

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