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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Chapter 14 Adolescence: Physical Development
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 American adolescents are growing taller than their parents. Girls are fertile immediately after their first menstrual period. Adolescence: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Boys and girls who mature early have higher self-esteem than those who mature late. Most adolescents in the United States are unaware of the risks of HIV/AIDS. Adolescence: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Substance abuse is the leading cause of death among male adolescents in the United States. You can never be too rich or too thin. Adolescence: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Some college women control their weight by going on cycles of binge eating followed by self-induced vomiting. Substance use and abuse is on the rise among high school students. Adolescence: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Puberty The Biological Explosion
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Transitional period between childhood and adulthood G. Stanley Hall Proposed adolescence as separate stage Marked by “sturm and drang” Sigmund Freud Genital stage Anna Freud Turbulent period Current theorists Reorganization, not necessarily turbulent or stress What Is Adolescence?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Adolescence is psychosocial concept Puberty is a biological concept Characterized by attainment of sexual maturity Puberty is controlled by feedback loop Hypothalamus – Pituitary gland – Gonads – Hormones Sex hormones trigger development of Primary sex characteristics Secondary sex characteristics What Is Puberty?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Girls begin growth spurt earlier than boys Reach peak growth in height about 2 years after spurt began Continue to grow at a slower rate for another 2 years Weight spurt begins about 18 months after height spurt Boys catch up to girls and eventually are taller and heavier Body shapes differ by sex Boys have broader shoulders Girls gain almost twice as much fatty tissue What Happens During the Adolescent Growth Spurt?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Figure 14.1 Spurts in Growth
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 14 Figure 14.2 Growth Curves for Height and Weight
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus
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