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Sexual Abuse & Delinquent Adolescent Girls

Sexual Abuse & Delinquent Adolescent Girls. INTRODUCTION Problem Statement Are girls at higher risk for juvenile delinquency as a ....

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Teen-Age Girls and Self-Esteem

.... It involves appreciation, respect, acceptance, contentedness, or love for oneself. This is sometimes difficult to come by, particularly for adolescent girls. ....

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Sexually Abused Girls & Delinquency

.... This study examined this question using a sample of adolescent girls 13 to 17 years of age, all of whom had been placed on probation by the Wayne County ....

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Reviving Ophelia

.... Today's adolescent girls are torn between family and culture, with culture's "junk values" implicated in "development of individual pathology" (26). ....

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Sex and Advertising

.... As Jacobs Brumberg notes, image is identity to most modern adolescent girls, and this notion began to become more prominent beginning in the late nineteenth ....

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Margaret Mead & Cultural Anthropology

.... cultural anthropologist who lived on Samoa among the Polynesian people there for nine months and studied their behavior, particularly that of adolescent girls. ....

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Margaret Mead

.... cultural anthropologist who lived on Samoa among the Polynesian people there for nine months and studied their behavior, particularly that of adolescent girls. ....

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Cultural Anthropology

.... 2. Margaret Mead lived on Samoa among the Polynesian people there for nine months and studied their behavior, particularly that of adolescent girls. ....

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DEPRESSION LEVELS AMONG FEMALE ADOLESCENYS

.... One study of possibly related factors was conducted by Carter (1997) of rural and urban Appalachian adolescent girls. .... The self-image of rural adolescent girls. ....

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Analysis of Articles on Behaviors

.... However, Leon, Fulkerson, Perry and Cudeck (1993) found that in addition to low self-concept adolescent girls are placed at risk for eating disorders through a ....

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Frankie in The Member of the Wedding

This study will analyze the misbehavior of adolescent girls as exemplified by the character of Frankie Addams in Carson McCullers' The Member of the Wedding ....

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Cigarette Ads

.... A study involving adolescent girls' perceptions of cigarette ads found that the messages of these ads were compelling and powerful in the context of ....

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Problems Facing Contempary Adolescents

.... While eating disorders impact many in the general population, anorexia and bulimia are primarily a problem for adolescent girls. ....

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The "Shadow Slut" B

.... In fact, Tanenbaum says that the term "slut" is "a pervasive insult applied to a broad spectrum of American adolescent girls, from the girl who brags about her ....

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Women's "Shadow Slut" Britney Spears has bec

.... In fact, Tanenbaum says that the term slut is a pervasive insult applied to a broad spectrum of American adolescent girls, from the girl who brags about her one ....

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Anorexia nervosa eating disorder

.... The disorder carries a 19 female-to-male ratio with a prevalence estimated at one percent among adolescent girls; it is believed that the disorder is becoming ....

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Influence of Social Norms in Female Athletics

.... risk of obesity and "sedentary lifestyles," including watching television instead of exercising, is the reason that experts say adolescent girls should be ....

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Children of Lesbian Mothers

.... dependability, and tolerance), as well as psychological femininity, occurred in either greater, lesser, or equal amounts in adolescent girls who were being ....

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Negative Body Image & Eating Disorders

.... way in which the society's premium on thinness and a childlike body contributes to anorexia nervosa in different populations, particularly adolescent girls. ....

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Depression Subtypes

.... In working with 35 BPD adolescent girls and 17 non BPD adolescent girls, research indicated that BPD subjects scored significantly higher than did non BPD ....

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Anorexia nervosa

.... They point out that many anorexia nervosa patients are adolescent girls, and that this is a period in their lives when they undergo many body changes which may ....

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The Secret Language of Eating Disorders

.... Many professionals also viewed anorexia and bulimia as excessive responses by adolescent girls to a society that glorifies rail-thin models as the ideal female ....

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The Second Wave of the Feminist Movement

.... silence. These are all important issues for Gilligan, too, not only in this work, but in her work with adolescent girls. There the ....

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Eating disorders in Teenage Girls

.... The disorder carries a 19 female-to-male ratio with a prevalence estimated at one percent among adolescent girls; it is believed that the disorder is becoming ....

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Linkage Between Cancer & Diet

.... some time now, and yet as Pierce, Lee, and Gilpin note, the incidence of smoking among adolescents (in the case of this study, adolescent girls) continues to ....

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Test of Community-based Social Skill Knowledge

.... A multiple choice test to measure social skills in delinquent and non-delinquent adolescent girls. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 52, 911-912. ....

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Early Childhood & Adolescent Development

.... A longitudinal study of pubertal timing and extreme body change behaviors among adolescent boys and girls.ßAdolescence,ß39(153),ß145-166. ....

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Gender Differences in Human Speech

.... Eder notes variation in conflict talk among female adolescents and finds that white adolescent girls do engage in direct confrontations of various types. ....

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Athletics & Youth

.... experts have discovered that the benefits of sports help eliminate or reduce many of the problems typically faced by adolescent girls, “Girls who participate ....

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Adolescent Pregnancy

.... the United States had higher rates of adolescent pregnancy, adolescent livebirths, and .... and the Netherlands, pregnancy and abortion rates for girls aged 15 to ....

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