Question and answer
1. Puberty can be a difficult time for adolescents. What are some of the challenges they face? in 150 words
Adolescence (gotten from the latin word adolescere which means; to grow) as defined by the Wikipedia online encyclopedia, is a transitional stage of physical and mental human development that occurs between childhood and adulthood. [ This transition involves biological (i.e. pubertal), social, and psychological changes, though the biological or physiological ones are the easiest to measure
objectively. The onset of adolescence and the beginning of adulthood vary from country to country but we can generally place adolescents to be persons within the ages of eight and eighteen. NB, Those in the period of adolescence are referred to as adolescents or teenagers or simply as teens. The period of Adolescence is filled with intellectual and emotional changes in addition to other major biological and physical changes. It is a time of discovery of self and one’s relationship to the world around himself or herself. Before we delve into the problems of adolescence, let us take some time to note the causes. It is important to the success of our discourse that we first understand what is happening to the teen physically, cognitively, and socially; before looking at how these affects teens. Physical Development: During adolescence, teens experience rapid physical development at a speed unparalleled since infancy. Physical development includes; rapid increase in height and weight (seen earlier in girls than in boys), the development of secondary sexual characteristics (prominent among which is the onset of menstruation in girls and the growth of pubic hair),a continued brain development. ]
Expert answered|mangioon|Points 140|
Question
Asked 9/8/2013 8:27:01 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
25,660,269 questions answered
Popular Conversations
3x - 4y = 7 3x + 2y = -5 When the second equation is subtracted from ...
Weegy: -6y = 12 User: x + y = k x - y = k The solution to the system shown is _____. (0, k) (2, 2) (k, 0) Weegy: ...
6/29/2016 10:10:18 AM| 3 Answers
It's 3:34, what time was it 50 mins ago?
6/29/2016 2:36:26 AM| 2 Answers
What ending should this word have? deplor- able ible
Weegy: This word should end in -able. DEPLORABLE. User: What ending should this word have? predict- able ible
6/29/2016 6:35:29 AM| 2 Answers
Bacteria are important in sewage disposal because they _____. A. ...
Weegy: d. form membranes around toxins in sewage User: Organisms that grow in the absence of free oxygen are known as ...
6/30/2016 10:07:46 AM| 2 Answers
What effect did the oil crisis have on U.S. energy policy? A. The ...
Weegy: B. More attention has since been paid to energy conservation. was an effect of the oil crisis User: Which ...
6/30/2016 10:13:01 AM| 2 Answers
What is the slope of the line passing through (1, 2) and (3, 8)? ...
Weegy: The slope of a line perpendicular to the line whose equation is y = 2x + 5 is -1/2. The slope of that line is ...
6/30/2016 2:48:13 PM| 2 Answers
The small, raised features on the surface of the tongue are ...
Weegy: The small, raised features on the surface of the tongue are called: papillae. User: Which of these is NOT a ...
6/29/2016 1:44:48 AM| 1 Answers
Human activity can affect the population size of another species ...
Weegy: ALL OF THE ABOVE. Human activity can affect the population size of another species through: ...
6/29/2016 2:20:39 AM| 1 Answers
Who was the director of the Manhattan Project, which created the ...
Weegy: A. The Marshall Plan provided them with the opportunity to emigrate to the United States and avoid trial. ...
6/29/2016 2:45:05 AM| 1 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
L
Points 1097 [Total 1758] Ratings 2 Comments 1077 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 379 [Total 740] Ratings 2 Comments 359 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 178 [Total 253] Ratings 1 Comments 168 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 161 [Total 3704] Ratings 0 Comments 161 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 140 [Total 421] Ratings 0 Comments 140 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 127 [Total 179] Ratings 0 Comments 127 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
1
Points 107 [Total 852] Ratings 3 Comments 57 Invitations 2 Offline
S
L
Points 87 [Total 4207] Ratings 0 Comments 87 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 50] Ratings 1 Comments 30 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 32 [Total 139] Ratings 0 Comments 32 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.