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Emotional Development - Emotional Development During Adolescence

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Emotional development continues once children reach adolescence. In fact, emotions have often been used to define the period of adolescence. For some people, the changes associated with adolescence conjure up pictures of strong emotions—a developmental period characterized as a time when teens become moody and negative. These images, however, are accurate for only a minority of adolescents. Most adolescents cope with the changes in emotionally positive ways.

When emotional stress does arise, it often is the result of adolescents' conflicts with their parents. These conflicts frequently occur because adolescents are striving to make independent choices and do not agree with parents' requests and opinions as readily as they did when they were younger. Conversations about general household tasks and curfews can be potentially volatile—for instance, when a young person's desire to stay out late with his friends conflicts with the parents' needs to make sure their child is safe and home at a reasonable hour.

Although adolescents' conflicts over family issues can have an emotional impact, emotional extremes more often center on interactions with peers, particularly romantic partners. These extreme feelings are tied to the adolescent's self-perceptions, sometimes producing feelings of worthlessness and sometimes eliciting strong joy and desire. Depending on the unique characteristics of the young person, the availability of parental support, and the amount and kind of stress in an adolescent's life, some teens are able to surmount difficult emotional situations, whereas others may despair.

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over 2 years ago

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about 4 years ago

..Adolescence is the most difficult stage in our "book of life"!!parents must have an open relationship to their kids!! and give them the proper love, care, and affectionate.

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over 5 years ago

Adolescents face many challenging situations in their lives and as a result we should try to understand them and not pass judgements upon them but give them guidelines on how to endeavour this difficult phase of their life.

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about 5 years ago

Some Teens find Romance, Sex in wrong places for subtitude of real/parent Love due to lack of attention and body contact with loved once

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over 3 years ago

adolescence is a difficult time for teenagers and parents need to be understanding at this time, they also need to give them their independance they need, but not too much where they are out till all hours and are spolit brate to be honest.

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over 3 years ago

this sucks

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over 4 years ago

Emotions sometimes overide adolscents and they lose direction!

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over 5 years ago

many teens have dificult in life as they have to put through the hard art of lifes.

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about 3 years ago

...as for this! Your body is suppose to be treated holy and exceptable unto the lord. So , therefore...sex shouldn't even be in the picture until married or engaged! People were and is fearfully and wonderfully made...so no matter what or how people treat should effect or have an hold on you (: <3

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over 3 years ago

Adolescents face many challenging situations in their lives and as a result we should try to understand them and not pass judgements upon them but give them guidelines on how to endeavour this difficult phase of their life.

And in a period of Adolescent

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about 2 years ago

the above discussion is well explain and understandable.

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over 2 years ago

emotional development is rather than feeling.

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almost 3 years ago

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about 6 years ago

emotional in adolescents can lead to crimes because youths want to own luxury things.

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about 2 years ago

as a teen they must feel loved by the parents,they should also have high self esteem.

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over 2 years ago

emotion is a very strong force. it can take hold of the strongest man down on his knees.
can u plz sumarise its characteristics plz.

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over 1 year ago

i can't quote this because ther's no author.

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over 2 years ago

not only parents,but teachers too. they should also have an open relationship

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over 2 years ago

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over 2 years ago

simply but terrible

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over 2 years ago

simply but terrible

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almost 3 years ago

I am doing a research here on my project and I need to know all of the emotional changes in boys and girls.
Please send me a message my e-mail is gaudiosa.anacleto@yahoo.com.

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almost 3 years ago

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