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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Chapter 16 Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development Truth or Fiction? Adolescents imitate their peers’ clothing, speech, hairstyles, and ideals. American adolescent males are more concerned about occupational choices than American adolescent females are.
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development Truth or Fiction? Adolescents are in a constant state of rebellion against their parents. Most adolescents’ friends are “bad influences.”
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development Truth or Fiction? About 800,000 American teenagers become pregnant each year. Only a minority of American adolescents engage in delinquent behavior.
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development Truth or Fiction? Suicide is the leading cause of death among American adolescents. Adolescents reach adulthood at age 21.
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Development of Identity and the Self-Concept “Who Am I?” (And Who Else?)
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Identity versus Identity diffusion Primary task: develop ego integrity Psychological moratorium Experimental period Identity Crisis Successful resolution is understanding who you are and what you stand for What Does Erikson Have to Say About the Development of Identity During Adolescence?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Four statues based on two dimensions Exploration – active questioning alternatives in search of goals Commitment – stable investment in goals Identity diffusion Low exploration and commitment Foreclosure Low exploration; high commitment Moratorium High exploration; low commitment Identity achievement High exploration and commitment What Are Marcia’s “Identity Statuses”?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 16 Development of self-identity is more complex for ethnic minorities Need to assimilate two sets of values – dominant and minority Prejudice and discrimination Scarcity of role models Stages of ethnic identity development Unexamined ethnic identity (foreclosed state) Ethnic identity search (moratorium state) Achieved ethnic identity Ethnicity and Development of Identity
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus
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