Essays Tagged: "Adolescence"

Bad Choosers

ates that both complete a certain amount of schooling. Both must toil throughthe identity crisis of adolescence, followed by the mid-life crisis of aging, and lastly, themortality crisis in their elde ... ern.The facility of the woman's life trickles down from marriage and pre-marital life allthe way to adolescence. Boys must endure the painstaking and humiliating transition tomanhood. The male cannot ...

(7 pages) 80 0 4.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


Psychologists often refer to the period of life known as adolescence as one of the most difficultstages of development that an individual will endure. It has ... of the most difficultstages of development that an individual will endure. It has been stated that adolescence is the timewhen an individual forms his/her own sense of identity. A sense of identity i ... s, we truly can make a difference in the moral and ethical beliefs of the young people ofthe world. Adolescence is an extremely troubling period of life; without the development of a true senseof iden ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Historical Development Of The Juvenile Justice System

in the life of growing people led to the creation of a separate justice system. So the creation of adolescence and its' separation from the rest of society also gave rise to the Juvenile Justice Syst ... tification that latter allowed for the complete separation of youth from the rest of society during adolescence. It also led to the creation of Houses of Refuge and Orphan Asylums in most major cities ...

(3 pages) 230 0 5.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Kurt Cobain

rm you about the life and mysterious death of Kurt Cobain.Kurt had a good childhood, but a troubled adolescence. Partly because of his parents splitting up in 1975 when Kurt was eight years old. Kurt ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Methods of control ( curfew )

trol to keep things from going chaotic. Take for instance: Curfew. Curfew is a conflict of underage adolescence, the law, and sometimes parents. I'm neither for nor against curfew, but I'll try to str ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Female Genital Mutilation "long term psychological effects"

ris immediately after birth, few years after birth (early childhood), or several years after birth (adolescence). Originally, female genital mutilation was practiced to ensure female virginity until m ...

(9 pages) 217 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Teenage Years

re nostalgic about childhood, were obviously never children. Few people can remember the truth aboutadolescence. Their minds 'censor' their memories; and have them believe that being a teenager was wa ... couldn't be more wrong if you had a lobotomy. There aren't that manyadults around who realise what adolescence was really like. The anguish, the fear, the anxiety, the stress. People don'tremember th ...

(2 pages) 106 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

This essay is about sex and what it is today

the deed" before marriage was considered a sin. To get this message impounded in the minds of those adolescence of the time, parents would warn their teens that if they were caught kissing, holding ha ... ed or accepted by anyone anywhere.Yes, sex itself is powerful today, and even when our parents were adolescence. The way it is powerful is what distinguishes it from today and yesterday. Before, sex h ...

(7 pages) 344 2 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a per ... or 13 through age 19 or 21. Although its beginning is often balanced with the beginning of puberty, adolescence is characterized by psychological and social stages as well as by biological changes.Ado ... e tends to 'crack.'Cognitive Development:Current views on the mental changes that take place during adolescence have been affected heavily by the work of the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget, who sees t ...

(7 pages) 347 1 2.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

James Joyce's short story 'Araby,

ames Joyce's short story 'Araby,' several different micro-cosms are evident. The story demonstrates adolescence, maturity, and public life in Dublin at that time. As the reader, you learn how this cit ...

(2 pages) 332 3 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Quest for Love. About Holden Caulfield's starving to allocate his love in "Catcher in the Rye" by Salinger

ldren, the falling and the confusions of childhood, and many other ideas that apply to the ideas of adolescence and the life of the average teenager growing up. Many of his themes occur in a short per ... im. They somehow give him a reason to live, literally.Holden's quest of finding a pure and innocent adolescence to give his love drives him to dreaming of being a "catcher in the rye". This dream is o ...

(9 pages) 247 3 4.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Philosophical ruminations

tion, philosophy takes on a profound meaning for my own life.As people of all ages, particularly in adolescence, we are constantly searching for the meaning of our own existence and the pathways we wo ... n but always under a watchful eye and close enough to be caught if he should fall. At a time in our adolescence we begin to resent that watchful eye which carries only good intentions. We begin to wal ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

it is a research paper that takes a look at stereotypes among young children.

Running Head: Stereotyping Developed During Pre-AdolescenceStereotyping Developed During Adolescence is Based on Social Interactions Among Specific ... s well as, by the perception of others that a toy is sex specific.Stereotyping Developed During Pre-Adolescence is based on Social Interactions Among Specific Age Groups and Their Perceived Affiliatio ...

(7 pages) 350 1 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Teenage Suicide

932 parents of adolescents completed aquestionnaire of 30 common psychological medical concerns of adolescence,among which suicide was one item. They were asked how important it is forpediatricians t ...

(5 pages) 303 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Drug Alcoholism Abuse

Drugs and Alcoholism: Why are Teenagers Involved?By: Rhiannon ElliottAdolescence is much like a midpoint in ones life; when a person is neither a kid nor an adult. At th ...

(2 pages) 74 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Essay is about Hitler and why he was hostile towards Jews

have made Hitler so hostile towards the Jews? Could it have been his unhappy childhood, frustrated adolescence, his artistic disappointment, rejection from the Jewish society or merely the wound he r ...

(6 pages) 111 2 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The essay is about the mental diorder, schizophrenia. Including who first discovered the illness, theories on what causes it, symptoms, treatment, and history of schizophrenia.

is possible for children to develop schizophrenia after the age of five, but it is very rare before adolescence.The illness was first identified by Emil Kraepelin in 1896 when he distinguished it from ...

(8 pages) 385 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Compares "Araby" by James Joyce, and "My Antonia" by Willa cather

Lesson in AdolescenceMy Antonia and "Araby", two different stories that have many compelling ties. Araby and M ...

(4 pages) 143 2 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

America's Horrific Teen Drivers

friends, to handle. The awful reputation of teen drivers is due not only to the confused period of adolescence, but also insufficient testing procedures and self imposed distractions while driving. C ...

(5 pages) 100 0 3.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Full description of Best Disease- about one page long bibliography included

feature of Best disease.Best disease mostly occurs with European Caucasian from early childhood to adolescence (3 to 15 years old) with both genders when their vision slowly disappears. During and be ... ges, the vision would usually be between 20/30 and 20/50, or near perfect vision, until so when the adolescences are blind. The name of this genetic disease was produced because it was first discovere ...

(2 pages) 93 0 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases