Coleman: Nature of Adolescence, 4th Edition
(Nature of Adolescence)

The new edition of this successful textbook provides an up-to-date introduction to all of the key features of adolescent development. While drawing on the North American literature on adolescence, it highlights European perspectives and also provides unique coverage of the topic by summarising and reviewing what is known about adolescence from a British viewpoint.

Comprehensively updated and rewritten, this edition includes material on new topics such as:

  • The development of the adolescent brain;
  • Sleep patterns in adolescence;
  • Parenting programmes for parents of teenagers;
  • Health, including sport and exercise, nutrition and obesity, and mental health;
  • Education and schooling;
  • Young people‚Äôs use of digital technologies;
  • New approaches to resilience and coping.