Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls (1st Edition)

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About the Course:

The focus of this work is to identify the complicated social and psychological dynamics that produce teen girls with serious problems with depression, eating disorders, self-mutilation, and drug and alcohol abuse.

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1st Edition


By Mary Pipher, Ph.D.

Mary Pipher, Ph.D. is a psychologist in private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is also the author of The Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families, Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders, and Letters to a Young Therapist.

Course Objectives:

  1. To be able to explain why teen girls are susceptible to developing depression, eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse, and why they are so vulnerable to sexual abuse

  2. To understand the many psychosocial factors that contribute to the development of psychological problems in teen girls

  3. To be better able to develop therapeutic relationships with teen girls

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Course Number: 100240
Credit Hours: 12cr
Exam Fee: $83.64
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