Defining Adolescence

Defining Adolescence - At 12:10 you should know. Criteria...

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At 12:10 you should know… Criteria used to define start and end of adolescence The characteristics of rites of passage How ambiguous adult status affects adolescents' development
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Criteria Used to Define Adolescence Age Event completion Psychosocial development
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Criteria Used to Define Adolescence Age Begins as early as age 10 Ends as late as age 24 Trouble with using age? No standard ages used Does not take into account individual development
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Criteria Used to Define Adolescence Event completion Begins with puberty Ends with high school (or college) graduation Trouble with event completion Historical variation in pubertal timing
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Historical Trends in Menarche
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Criteria Used to Define Adolescence Event completion Begins with puberty Ends with high school (or college) graduation Trouble with event completion Historical variation in pubertal timing High school / college not universal phenomenon
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course PS- 212 taught by Professor Campa during the Spring '09 term at Skidmore.

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Defining Adolescence - At 12:10 you should know. Criteria...

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