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Intro to Psyc of Adol_BB - ADOLESCENCE PSYCH 521 DR....

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PSYCH 521 DR. ZARRETT FALL 2010 ADOLESCENCE
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What is Adolescent Development? Roughly, ‘second decade of life’ Transition between childhood and adulthood  Recognize that adolescents are more like big kids  than little adults.  The messages that motivate adults might not work with  adolescents. Own set of developmental changes, tasks, and  challenges…
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Fundamental Changes Biological – the onset of puberty Cognitive – the emergence of more advanced  thinking abilities Social- transition into new roles in society UNIVERSAL CHANGES
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Major Tasks of Adolescence Identity Autonomy Intimacy Sexuality Achievement
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Challenges Associated with Adolescence Accidents Bullying Teen Pregnancy Eating Disorders Substance Use
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‘Stages’ of Adolescence Early adolescence (10-13) Puberty transition Rapid Mind and Body Changes Adapting to these changes and new social roles Increased conflict with parents Middle adolescence (13-16) Achieving Psychological Independence 
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PYSC 521 taught by Professor Dr.zarrett during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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