6 - Adolescence 5/6/2010 Case: Proud of the Strength I Had...

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Adolescence 5/6/2010 Case: Proud of the Strength I Had Sexuality o Looking for validation from guys o Pushed into having sex and felt guilty Intimacy o Only begins to have intimate friendships in college Identity o Insecure o Low self-esteem o Doesn’t feel like she has control over what happens to her Psychosocial problems and youth development o Dad left the family, lied to friends about it o Family doesn’t talk and suppresses their feelings o HS—no support from peers Case: The Simple Beauty of a Conversation (Ray) Negative identity o Easier to not attend, then to fail o Pretends to not care—cheats Psychosocial problems o Risk factors Low self-esteem, depression, withdrawn, thoughts of suicide Academic difficulty, stuttering, sexual abuse o Protective factors Chumship with Bill, relationships with Bill’s parents Responsibility working in library Intimacy Sexuality Case: Falling From My Pedestal (Chaya) Internalizing disorders (anorexia, depression)
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course HD 1170 taught by Professor Mary during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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6 - Adolescence 5/6/2010 Case: Proud of the Strength I Had...

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