Parent Adolescent Conflict

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Parent-Adolescent Conflict & The Influences on Adolescents Behavior

In early youth, adolescents begin to develop individual characteristics, which lead to new ideas and perceptions. Adolescence is defined as a crucial stage, during which various changes occur from puberty to maturity. Many of which, do not correlate with the parental views. Moreover, adolescents begin to view others and events that occur within the society, based on their own perspectives. Nevertheless, such happenings can lead to conflict between parents and adolescents and these events have a major influence on adolescents' behaviors.

To start with, the purpose of the theoretical article is to see how adolescence has been viewed as a period of increasing independence from the family, in which the pressure of intergenerational disagreements over primary morals, norms, and behaviors. Furthermore, this article shows that research has not supported the idea that parents and adolescents connect in conflict over such issues, but only raised more questions.

However, the article encourages more research and thinking about boys' and girls' to care for, be worried about, help, share, and defend other during the modification from childhood to adolescence (Gustavo, 1999). The purpose is to show the common and contextual processes linked to changes in prosocial behavior throughout early adolescence. Some evidence that was discussed, were how theorists have considered that parents influence a child's ethical and prosocial progress in many ways. Such as, providing information about attractive ways to behave, direct modeling of prosocial behavior, encouraging and directing proper behavior, and etc. (Gustavo, 1999). However, the limited data available indicated that compassionate parenting, combined with parental practices and obedience techniques, encourages prosocial behaviors. The role of the family on an early adolescents prosocial and moral growth is unclear and relics a practically unexplored region. Researchers are still not clear whether children who are...