almost every teen has done something illegal at some point in their life.
Characterisitics of teen depression
sad fustrated, hopless about the future, loss of pleasure in activites, distrubance in sleep, appetite, concentration and energy
Teens meaning of friendship
Closer knit group of friends with mutual openness, and support
Parent child conflicts
mild conflict arises faciliates adoslecents identy development, and antonomy by helping family members express and tolerate disagreement.
Warning signs of sucide
putting affairs in order, wishing they were dead, withdrawal from friends and social activites, random emotional burst, not caring/ about anything and apperance, changes in mood, sleep, appitete and physhical complinets.
teens who immgrated from collective cultures
Parent's have high focus on obience and family life, it's hard when teens branch out and away from their family net to their social life and form their own view points.
The search for identy
Figuring out who you are, what you want to do and what your morals are in life.
searched and committed to goals and morals
Commited to choice that wasn't made by themselves.
actively searching for an answer
not committed, not searching, just letting it be as is.
self eesetem change in adoslence
low at first but as close friendship, romance and job status increase so does their self eesteem.
process of identy formation
search, question, expirement.
Erikson's view on a teen that is shallow with no sense of direction
they are in identy confusion and if they don't engage in the search they will not live a happy fulfilled life.
"Who Am I"
what are your goals, morals, and beliefs, how do you want to live your life?
% of high school students that graduate
high school jobs and outcomes
usually limited to menual task that rarely advance their knowledge, students who spend a lot of time at this job are likely to drop out
academic failure and dropping out
eight percent of students drop out of h.s.
research evidence on school testing
negatively effects educational quality and students learning,
media multitasking results
it fragments attention, yeilding superficial learning and multi taskers have difficulty filtering out irrelevent stimuli
most beneifcial child rearing style
risks after a school transition
poor self eestem, motivation, and achievement
personal fable contributes to
someone thinking that bad things can't happen to them
teenager as the focus of everyones attention
formal operational skills
the ability to use symbols and word problems that may not represent the real world to solve problems
what effects the swing of a pendulum, how creative one can get in solving that question
hypothetical deuctive reasoning
when faced with a problem they start with hypothesis, or predictions about variables that might effact the outcome from which they deduce logical testable inferences, then systematicly isolate and combine varibles to see which of these are comfirmed in the real world
STD that disappears on its own without treatment
where do must teens learn about sex
leading cause of death among teens
stricted dieting, binge eating, puking, and use laxatives
treatment for anorixa
hospitalization, family therapy, and medication to reduce anexity
how can the family improve a teen's diet?
frequent family meals promits fruit and vetagbles
teens who reach prubity early that live in homes where weight and being thin are higher at risk for eating disorders
what is the most common adolsence nuritional deficiency
going through it first, not knowing what to expect but getting it over with quickly