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2013

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Adolescents

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Gender Differences In Treating Adolescents With Eating Disorders, Cameron Green Jan 2013

Gender Differences In Treating Adolescents With Eating Disorders, Cameron Green

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Previous research indicates that female and male adolescents have many differences and similarities in contributing factors to and treatment of eating disorders. The goal of this study was to further explore treatment differences between male and female adolescents with eating disorders. Other objectives in this study explored the contributing factors to eating disorders, treatment success rates among respondents, and treatment modalities used by respondents. The present study explored the following research question: What are the similarities and differences between genders in treating adolescents with eating disorders? This is an exploratory design with a quantitative research design. The findings of this ...


Exploring Factors Of Non-Compliance For Adolescents With Celiac Disease, Alicia A. Darling Jan 2013

Exploring Factors Of Non-Compliance For Adolescents With Celiac Disease, Alicia A. Darling

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Individuals with celiac disease face many challenges when navigating the world around them. Adolescents with celiac disease must face the challenge of standing out in a world that is heavily influenced by peers and the pressure to fit in. The purpose of this project was to explore factors of non-compliance for adolescents with celiac disease. Using a qualitative design, two adolescent female volunteers participated in a focus group regarding factors in their lives that led them to not comply with the gluten-free diet. Data were analyzed and the focus group responses were then linked to previous related literature. The findings ...


The Impact Of Parenting Styles On The Emotional Regulation Of Adolescents, Amber L. Pearson Jan 2013

The Impact Of Parenting Styles On The Emotional Regulation Of Adolescents, Amber L. Pearson

Social Work Master’s Clinical Research Papers

Teenagers under the influence of strong emotions, without the tools to regulate them, can be identified as dangerous. Throughout the past decade many cases of poor emotional regulation in adolescents have been documented, including school shootings, murders, and suicides. The literature discussed the impact attachment and parenting styles have on the development of adolescents and the positive outcomes individual work with parents, in therapy, has had for family systems. This research aims to further the knowledge of the impact parenting styles have on the development of emotional regulation in adolescents and to describe effective means of helping adolescents develop the ...