• Adolescents Peers Violence Bullying
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    Today many adolescents are influenced to cause acts of violence because of their peers. Peers play A strong role in the development of the adolescent to becoming A social or anti-social individual. Many factors cause the acts of violence between adolescents bullying, non-conformity and jealousy. For the longest of time children and adolescents are judged through different characteristics making them popular or outcasts in society. A adolescent is seen by their peers as being most likely being be...
  • Adolescent Alcohol Abuse Adolescents Factors Treatment
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    Adolescent Alcohol Abuse: What Factors are Present? Over the years, many researchers have dedicated their time and energy to study adolescent alcohol abuse. They have found that there are many factors that contribute to adolescent alcohol abuse. These factors are psychological, environmental, social, and cultural. Not all of these factors play a part in every adolescent who abuses alcohol, but one of these factors is usually present. Psychological disorders have been found in both American, and ...
  • Adolescent Sexuality Sexual Intercourse
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    Adolescent Sexuality Sexuality is an important aspect of development during adolescence. The ability to identify and communicate with adolescent who may be at high risk of premature activity is important since sexual intercourse at an early age can have serious short and long-term consequences. An emphasis of confidentiality and an honest appraisal of implications of early sexual activity will enhance discussions about sexual issues with adolescents. Some parents are ill prepared for discussions...
  • Nutrition During Adolescents Healthy Eating
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    During adolescence there is a high susceptibility to nutritional deficiencies and poor eating habits. This may lead to problems later on in life such as osteoporosis, obesity, , sexual maturation delays, and final adult height. The development of eating disorders is also prominent during this time. Adolescents require extra nutrients due to a growth spurt, which girls experience during the ages of 10 or 11, reaches its peak at age 12 and is completed by about age 15. In boys, it begins at 12 or ...
  • Bipolar Disorder Disorders Adolescents 2000
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    INTRODUCTION The purpose of this paper is to discuss bipolar disorders in adolescents. This paper will include a discussion on what bipolar disorders are. There will be a presentation of the causes and symptoms of bipolar disorders. There will be a discussion of the medical as well as the therapeutic interventions and this paper will also include the importance of treatment. WHAT ARE BIPOLAR DISORDERS? Bipolar disorder is a disease that affects one in every five Americans. Bipolar disorders ofte...
  • Bleachers Books Read By Adolescents
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    Books read by adolescents contain both positive and negative values. Bleachers, by John Grisham is one book that contains many positive values. This book is about high school all-American Neely Crenshaw, who was probably the best quarterback ever to play for the legendary Messina Spartans. Fifteen years have gone by since those glory days, and Neely has come home to Messina to bury Coach Eddie Rake, the man who molded the Spartans into an unbeatable football dynasty. It is well known that books ...
  • Adolescent Peer Pressure Adolescents Parents Children
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    Adolescent Peer Pressure Between the ages of twelve and nineteen is a period in a teenager's life that determines what kind of adult he or she will become. This period of adolescence, also known as the 'formative years', is the subject of much study and research to determine why adolescents are vulnerable to the phenomenon called peer pressure. The disturbing number of incidents of teenage drug use, teenage pregnancy and teenage suicide is most assuredly the reason that fuels the need for such r...
  • Ethnic Identity And African Americans
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    Ethnic Identity and African Americans Ethnic Identity Ethnic identity is the sum total of group member feelings about those values, symbols, and common histories that identify them as a distinct group (Smith 1991). Development of ethnic identity is important because it helps one to come to terms with their ethnic membership as a prominent reference group and significant part of an individuals overall identity. Ethnic reference group refers to an individuals psychological relatedness to groups (S...
  • Adolescence Essay Adolescents Puberty Pressure
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    Adolescence Essay An adolescence is period of physical and psychological development from the onset of puberty to maturity. The adolescent is no longer a child, but they haven't reached adulthood yet. Adolescence is considered people between the ages of 13 and 21. Puberty is the physical maturing that makes an individual capable of sexual reproduction. Puberty is important to adolescence because when a child hits puberty, that's when the child is becoming an adolescent. Puberty is a big part of...
  • 5 Girls Adolescent Adolescents Toby
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    When adults speak about their adolescence they always mention the growing pains they experienced throughout that period of their lives. Whether it be parental pressures or trying to find who you are in a world where adolescents are given mixed messages by everyone around them, it seems as though every adolescent has been faced with obstacles they need to overcome. The ways in which adolescents deal with these barricades that are placed in front of them, are what help shape their character for th...
  • Parents Direct Involvement In Adolescents Peer Relationships
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    PARENTS' DIRECT INVOLVEMENT IN ADOLESCENTS' PEER RELATIONSHIPS One of the ways in which parents play a critical role in their sons' and daughters's ocial development is by encouraging their interactions with other youth; in this way parents provide opportunities for girls and boys to develop social cognitive and relationship formation skills (Ladd, Profile, & Hart, 1992). According to the model of parenting processes proposed by Parke and colleagues, parental influences on girls' and boys' peer ...
  • Adolescence Is A Time Of Storm And Strife
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    : : Introduction: : Adolescence is a time of storm and strife. Adolescence is a period of time between childhood and adulthood. This is the age when one can either make something of his life or destroy it all, this is the time when a person makes those friends who changes the how he looks at life and how he faces it. An adolescent's main goal these days is to fit in and not be different from their peers. In this paper I will explore the probabilities of the following grievances experienced by t...
  • Adolescents Youths Authority True
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    'Adolescents are excessively egoistic... .' This statement is true. Youths can sometimes think they are or better than anyone else. For instance, one of my co-workers tries to boss me around. She thinks that she has power over me because she has worked at the restaurant longer than I have. She is in no place of authority, yet she seems to think she is. Regardless of how many times she has been spoken to by a supervisor she continue to pick on me. This sentence struck me as being correct. '[Yout...
  • Depression Maureen Empfield
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    Depression is one of the hot issues for our community today. Depression is a term that people usually use to refer to states involving dejection, sadness, lack of self-esteem, and lack of energy. Depression is one of the most ordinary and serious mental conditions in the United States today. Many people overlook depression which can be unsafe. There were a number of deep research projects has been done in that field of psychology. This paper will discuss three of them: the work of Maureen Empfie...
  • Risk Taking Behaviors In Adolescence
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    In this report I will address the issue of the importance of understanding the risk taking behavior of young people in their adolescence period of life. First of all let us identify the notion of adolescence and answer why is it important in the forming of persons individuality. Adolescence is considered to be a transitional period of a person, between childhood and adult hood. It is a time when young people continue to develop the social and intellectual skills that tend to prepare them for mat...
  • Psychological Journal Research Adolescents Adolescent
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    From peer pressure to alcohol and drug problems adolescents face many difficult decisions in today s world. Adolescent psychologists study these problems and the way that adolescents react to them. The reason why they are studied is so that people can have an insight in to the mind of an adolescent. Many of the psychologists use the knowledge that is gained, from their research, to write research papers and books. Many of these books and research papers are submitted to different psychological j...
  • Restrained Drinking Control Alcohol Cognitive
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    Williams, R. J. (1999). Restrained Drinking and Cognitive Control Among Adolescents. Adolescence, 34, 557-563. Introduction: The purpose of the study on restrained drinking was to look at restrained drinking and ones self control in regards to alcohol consumption by adolescents. The rationale behind this unanswered question was to get to the root of the problem of adolescent drinking as the severity and frequency of teen drinking is on the rise. The purpose was to further explore the correlatio...
  • Adolescents Delinquency Brezina 1997
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    During 1991, alone, adolescents under the age of eighteen made up 17. 2 percent of all arrests for violent crimes (Salts, Lindholm, Goddard, & Duncan, 1995). Watts & Ellis (1993) found that antecedents to drug and alcohol use / abuse happens before the adolescent reaches high school. So, what factors drive adolescents to act out in such delinquent behaviors as skipping school, threatening fellow adolescents with guns or other weapons, and drug and alcohol use This is a very interesting question ...
  • Teenage Depression Adolescents 2003 World
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    Abstract Teenage depression is a very serious issue in our world today. Many adolescents are unaware of what causes depression, how to recognize it, and how it can be treated. Teenage Depression No one cares. Does anyone notice me? I don't fit in. Here I sit alone again! What will I do with my life? These are thoughts that go through every adolescents mind. But for some adolescents these thoughts don't go away with time and depression may set in. For many adolescents they do not understand what...
  • Developmental Process Adolescents Treatment Adolescent
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    Adolescent Substance Use And Abuse Essay, Research Adolescent Substance Use And Abuse Using the readings as reference, discuss the developmental issues that would influence how you as a counselor would work with adolescents in the following categories: Early Adolescence 12-14 years old (approx. ) Middle Adolescence 14 – 15 Late Adolescence 16 – 19+ How would you design your treatment given where an adolescent is developmentally? Early Adolescence 12-14 years old (approx. ) Adolescent...