Explain the psychological and social issues a person may face during the transition to puberty.

The onset of puberty marks a significant change in a person’s life biologically, psychologically, and socially. There are some myths regarding puberty that may skew its realities. Describe some of the myths and realities of puberty.

 

  • Explain the psychological and social issues a person may face during the transition to puberty.
  • Define adolescence from the psychological, and social or emotional perspectives.
  • Explain some of the emotional changes that may occur at the onset of adolescence and as the individual mature through adolescence.

Part 2:

The transition into adulthood may differ depending on cultural traditions and rites of passage from adolescence to adulthood. The transition into adulthood is also a time for relationships and romance from a normative perspective.

  • Describe at least two unique rites of passage to adulthood on the basis of ethnic or cultural variations.
  • Explain the concepts of pluralism and assimilation and describe how they affect the rites of passage of individuals.
  • Describe different attachment styles.
  • Explain the attachment style you feel would be most effective in forming lasting relationships.
  • Describe the different types of attraction.
  • Explain the type of attraction you feel would be most effective in establishing lasting relationships.