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Published by Lexington Books in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Melvin D. Levine, Elizabeth R. McAnarney.
ContributionsLevine, Melvin D., McAnarney, Elizabeth R., 1940-, American Academy of Pediatrics., Johnson and Johnson Educational Foundation., Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company. Institute for Pediatric Service.
LC ClassificationsRJ550 .E27 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2740957M
ISBN 100669146331
LC Control Number86045939

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EARLY A DOL E SC E NC E 11 THROUGH 14 YE AR VIS ITS Early Adolescence 11 Through 14 Year Visits Context The early adolescent is embarking on a journey of remarkable transitions and transformations— physically, cognitively, emotionally, and socially— and the pace at which he experiences these physical and emotional changes varies widely. The. A great part of adolescence is the social transition teens all go through. As adolescence is the transition from childhood to adulthood, teens will be developing new types of social relationships with a broader range of people, and they will start understanding the different roles they hold relative to other people (e.g. child, student, sibling, athlete, etc).   Philip R. Newman (Ph.D., University of Michigan) is involved in research on the transition to high school as well as on group identity and alienation. His projects include an analysis of issues related to disrupted transitions in adolescence and early adulthood, and a book about how high schools can meet the psychosocial needs of adolescents.   Adolescence and the Transition to Middle School Come middle school, early adolescents collide with secondary education. Posted