Treatment of Emerging Adults: Using neuroscience to inform treatment (Yellowbrick Journal)

If you’re interested in the intersection of research and treatment with respect to working with emerging adults, check out this latest issue of Yellowbrick Journal. This is a professional practice journal dedicated to publishing scholarly writing about cutting-edge theoretical and practice models being used with emerging adults (ages 18 to 29).

Hot off the press, Issue IV of Yellowbrick Journal (published December 2014) is all about Using Neuroscience to Inform Treatment

Table of Contents:

   How Neuroscience Informs Treatment, Jesse Viner, MD

   Neurobiological Assessment of Emerging Adults: Are we ready for a paradigm shift? Lukasz M. Konopka, AM, PhD

   Sharp Waves in Emerging Adults: Implications for Symptoms and Recovery, Elizabeth Zimmerman, PsyD

   Mind, Body, Brain, and Art: A Rationale for the Therapeutic Use of the Arts, Christopher M. Belkofer, PhD, ATR, LPC

   Literature Review, Jennifer L. Tanner, PhD

You can also find past issues on the Yellowbrick Foundation’s website or click here for past issues:

Issue III (November 2011): 

   Emerging Adulthood: The Perils and Promise of a New Life Stage, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, PhD

    Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Depression in Emerging Adults, David V. Hamilton, MD

   An Exploration of “Forgiveness” in a Clinical Population of Emerging Adults, David Daskovsky, PhD

   “Minding The Brain”: A Developmental Neurobiological Model for Substance Abuse Treatment in Emerging Adults

Jesse Viner, MD Laura Viner, PhD Dale Monroe-Cook, PhD

   Literature Review, Jennifer L. Tanner, PhD

Issue II (June 2010): 

   Executive Function Disorder, Joseph Palombo, M.A.

   High-strung and strung-out, Jesse Viner, MD and Umee Davaé, DO

   Reflections from the front lines, Arlene S. Hirsch, M.A., LCPC

   Executive functioning and the emerging adult, Paule Verdier MOT, OTR/L

   Literature Review, Jennifer L. Tanner, Ph.D.

Issue I (May 2009): 

   Understanding Emerging Adulthood, Jennifer L. Tanner, Ph.D.

   Psychiatric Disorder in Emerging Adulthood, Jesse Viner, M.D. & Jennifer L. Tanner, Ph.D.

   Research Article Highlight: Modern Attachment Theory: The Central Role of Affect Regulation in Development and    


Judith R. Schore, MSW & Allan N. Schore, Ph.D.

   A Developmental Psycho-neurobiological Approach to Assessment of Emerging Adults, Laura Humphrey, Ph.D


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