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William Billings

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Transcript of adolescence

Keeyanna McGhee
Deundra Johnson
William Billings
Niya Smith Adolescence and Early Adulthood Adolescence 12-18 years old
traumatic life stage
occur dramatically in early period.
Sudden "growth spurt"
rapid increase in weight and height
Development of sexual organs
Secretion sex hormones
Sperm and semen
Secondary sexual
females wider hips, fat and breast
Men deeper voice, more muscles Physical : Early adulthood 19-40 years old
Productive life stage
Muscles are developed and strong
Motor coordination at the peak
child bearing time
usually healthy babies
Male and female sexual development at the peak Ages 12-18 years old
learn to make decisions and accept responsibility for their actions
Identity v. Role confusions
Making friends (peers)
Relies on peer group for support and reassurance to create a self image separate from parents
if needs are not well met, they will experience role confusion and loss of self- belief Mental: young adulthood ages 19-40
Intimacy v. Isolation
major event - Love relationships
Pursue additional education
independence, makes career choices establishes a lifestyle, selects a marital partner, starts a family Ages 12-18 years
adolescents try to establish their identities and independence
uncertain, feel inadequate and insecure
worry about appearance their abilities and their relationship with others
respond more to peer group influences
changes in behavior and attitude
teenagers feel more comfortable with who they are
turn attention to what they may become Emotional: Early Adulthood 19-40 years old
involves preserving the stability
young adults are subjected to many emotional stresses
related to career, marriage, and family
can cope with worries
find satisfaction in their achievements
take responsibility for their actions Common Disease
12-18 years old
19-40 years old
Heart Disease
Stroke Causes of Death
12-18 years old
19-40 years old
HIV Causes of death and common diseases social development 12-18 years old
usually involves spending time with peer groups
adolescents want to develop self identity and independence they want security within people in there age group, similar problems and conflicts.
seek approval from there peers to be more secure with themselves
they mature more in attitude and they begin to develop patterns behaviors, associate with adult behavior Social Development: early adulthood 19-40 years old
young adults tend to associate with others who have similar qualities
relationships with the opposite sex and forming families
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