ADOLESCENCE, Note: Almost all of
happens in both
Behavior, Mindset & Independence
The changes in their behavior is that,
they go hard om themselves.
They often compared themselves with their friends and always critique themselves. They even want to pleased everyone. Teens also become more careful in their actions and often afraid of judgments.
Their mindset became more mature. They are starting to think in general not only for themselves. They are also starting to plan for their future and set long-term goals. Adolescents also develop to think more reasonably and abstractly.
Adolescents have a strong desire to have independence from their parents. They think that they can do anything without their parents. They often get offended when someone doubts their decisions. Adolescents prefer dealing with their consequences without the invasion of anyone.
During middle adolescence, boys and girls are starting to experience changes in their body. Here are some examples:
• Breast development
• Menstrual periods
• Hair under arms
• Growth in height & weight
• Changes in shape
• Appearance if public hair
• Growth in height, weight, muscles
• Enlargement of testes
• Visibility of adams apple
• Voice Change
• Facial hair and having acne
• Noctural emmision (wet dreams)
According to research, puberty doesn't happen at once, it comes in stage and it may stop at the age of 20
Decision making, Pressure & Emotions
Adolescence are more likely to take risks
when it comes to making decisions.
There are factors affecting the
adolescents decision making.
Adolescents tend to ask advice
or decision from their friends,
as they spends most of their
time with peers.
Teens are usually whipped to
Since they have their own
idols/role models, they get
easily persuaded by them
and want what they have.
Because it is the stage where
teens experience a lot, they tend to be more emotional. Their actions may be based on their emotions and still figuring out how to handle emotions. It is the transition
between childhood and adulthood.
This is where they experience
stress, anxiety, confusion, aggression, and
self-rejection. This is also the early stage or preparation for being an adult.