References Abstract The value of physical or corporal punishment is disputed among psychologists; some regard it as harmless, while many others consider it potentially harmful. Some researchers have controversially suggested that parental use of physical punishment may be causally related to the development of aggression. The nature of this relationship, however, has been hypothesized among various writers to be both linear and curvilinear, positive and negative, and even nonexistent.
Ages Developmental Themes During this stage of life young adults further develop their critical thinking skills, form relationships based on shared values and belief systems, modify their risk taking behaviors and make decisions based on future consequences. As these mature adolescents move towards adulthood, the developmental themes emerge.
Media and Young Adults Media can be a wonderful and often necessary addition to the lives of young adults. Physical Development For many young adults, most of their physical development occurred during their younger years, however, individuals who began puberty later in their adolescence may continue to see physical changes.
During this stage males may see their facial hair get thicker, and for many young adults acne can still be present. Cognitive and Self Development At this stage, young adults become more adept at complex thinking and can better integrate their emotions when making decisions.
This is also a life phase where many individuals will experience a high sense of optimism as they embark on their journey to adulthood as they are often free from some of the parental, familial and school restraints they felt in adolescence.
They often feel that they are not yet an adult many may still be in school instead of working full-time, others may be living at home while beginning their career pathhowever they also feel the pressure that comes with having to take on more responsibility and accountability than when they were adolescents.
They may feel anxieties surrounding their place both socially with their peers and occupationally as they make big decisions about their future. It is a time to question what they want from work, school and love. Relationships This is a time when there is often a shift in the types of relationships individuals have with their peers, parents and society.
Romantic relationships are based more on shared belief systems and become more important as young adults emancipate further from their parents. Encourage your family members to take up other hobbies that stimulate their minds and bodies, to help lessen the health effects of a sedentary lifestyle.
Talking about your favorite television shows and movies with your young adult can help foster family connectedness and keep the lines of communication open even through later adulthood.
Holding movie nights or occasional TV viewing parties can be a great source of family time even when children live outside of the house. Print Media Young adults may spend a significant amount of time reading, especially if they are attending college, or reading for their job.
Encourage your young adult to browse book lists to find titles of interest, and encourage them to read print or e-books, which may help with their abstract thinking skills.
Unfortunately, magazines can also have a negative impact on body image in college women. Music Many young adults listen to music through headphones at an increased volume that could potentially cause permanent hearing damage.
Teach your young adult that while the health effects may not be immediate, they should consider their long-term health. As with younger teens, listening to music is a common and useful way to regulate moods and emotions, and deal with stress.
Social Media If you can, connect with your young adult on popular social networking sites, as research shows that parents who friended their young adult children on Facebook experienced an improved parent-child relationship.
Social media has the potential to affect how young adults view risky behaviors such as drinking, smoking, and using drugs.
There are a variety of challenging games that do not contain violence, so encourage your young adult to incorporate a balance of games in their lives. As with younger children, active video gamesespecially those that require a lot of movement, can help a young adult stay active and get exercise.
Video game addiction also known as Internet gaming disorder is a recognized mental health concern that is becoming more common, and can cause a variety of problems for young adults.
Using a mobile phone while engaged in other activities, such as texting while driving or walkingcan lead to injury. Mobile phones and other devices can allow you and your young adult to stay connected even from afar whether by calling, using video chat, apps or other social platform.
If your college student is already exhibiting mental health issues, such as depression, they may be more likely to become addicted to the Internet. Young adults may attempt online dating for the first time by using apps or websites to meet potential partners.Emotional Development Preserving stability is established Subjected to many stresses-careers, marriage, family, etc.
If strong, can cope Find satisfaction in their achievements Take responsibility for their actions Learn to accept criticism and to profit from mistakes References "Physical Development: Age 17â " Physical Development: Age 17â Fibromyalgia (FM) is a common cause of chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain, often accompanied by fatigue, cognitive disturbance, psychiatric symptoms, and multiple somatic symptoms.
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Adolescence (from Latin adolescere, meaning 'to grow up') is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority). Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later.
Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum. Early Adulthood: Ages 20 - Biological • Physical functioning increases through the 20's and peaks at about age 30, but can be maintained through exercise • Body shape changes, with gradual increases in weight and body fat and decreases in lean muscle mass.