Adolescents - Adolescents According to Leming and Dickinson...

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Adolescents According to Leming and Dickinson adolescence ranges from the age of 12 to the age of 19. This period can also be referred to as “the training period” because an adolescent is not a child, but they are also not an adult. This is also a time filled with anxiety, rebellion, and indecisiveness. Adolescents live “in the moment” and struggle with things that are happening at that specific time (Leming & Dickinson, 2007). When it comes to understanding death they share a similar view to adults. They unlike the younger groups are able to understand all aspects of death including physiological, psychological, and spiritual (Morin & Welsh, 1996). Unique Characteristics Adolescents view themselves as invincible. They look at death as something that is not going to happen to them for a while (Leming & Dickinson). While they do keep a distant view of death there is research that says that the majority of adolescents believe in a form of “spiritual continuation” after a person
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 401 taught by Professor Online during the Winter '08 term at Grand Canyon.

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