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Deception - A Young Person's Life Skill? (Hardcover, New): Rachel Taylor, Lynsey Gozna

Deception - A Young Person's Life Skill? (Hardcover, New)

Rachel Taylor, Lynsey Gozna

Series: Studies in Adolescent Development

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This book considers the role of deception during adolescence, and explores the factors which underpin adolescents' choice to deceive, whether these deceptions will be successful, and the ways in which such lies could be detected. While deception is considered to be antisocial or even pathological in some circumstances, the central argument of this book is that lying can be a skilled behaviour which is necessary to allow adolescents to establish autonomy. The book builds on the recent influential developmental challenge model (Hendry & Kloep, 2002, 2009), exploring how it can provide a useful explanatory framework for the development of the skill of deception in adolescence. Interpersonal and forensic settings for deceptive behaviour are referred to, and illustrated with reference to both published research and new data obtained from a variety of different interviews and focus groups with young people. The book also considers how the choice to communicate truthfully is as important as the choice to communicate deceptively in illuminating the developmental process. It concludes with a discussion of how adolescents' deceptions could be detected and presents a range of strategies to maximize the effectiveness of interpersonal interactions with suspected deceivers. By considering everyday, forensic and clinical deception situations, this book is ideal for academic researchers, practitioners working with children and young people, as well as parents. The observations, interviews and focus groups provide a unique insight into the factors influencing young people's communication choices, and integrate research from developmental, social and forensic psychology.

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Imprint: Psychology Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Studies in Adolescent Development
Release date: November 2010
First published: 2010
Authors: Rachel Taylor • Lynsey Gozna
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-1-84169-876-2
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Psychology > Child & developmental psychology
LSN: 1-84169-876-8
Barcode: 9781841698762

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