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Unformatted text preview: • Self-exploration Develop social and relational skills Foundation for later intimate relationships Social comparison(more accurate with maturity) In Adolescence • Support/stress relief • Can influence achievement and risk taking(+ or -) From Same-Sex cliques to Dating • Middle childhood: same-sex cliques &friendships • Early adolescence(y the end): Boys’ and girls’ cliques come together • Middle Adolescence: mixed-sex cliques hang out • Late Adolescence: several couples • Emerging Adulthood: Individual couples • Sexually active adolescents, both homosexual and heterosexual, are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. Adolescents have the highest rates of STDs of all age groups....
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course CHFD 2200 taught by Professor L during the Fall '10 term at UGA.
- Fall '10