Essays Tagged: "adolescents"

Romeo and Juliet

ives of the youth of Verona. Even today, the tragedy resembles a blueprint of the problems that the adolescents of the twentieth century must face each day. In this play, Shakespeare explores the pitf ... vote himself to any other circumstances. Young love is often an ever-changing emotion that enthrals adolescents. When a boy sees a beautiful girl, he often thinks that he is in love. That is similar t ...

(20 pages) 247 2 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Effect of Drugs and Alcohol on Teenagers

ograms simply are not enough" (Nowinski, inside cover).Today's society provides many challenges for adolescents that our parents never had to face. Pre-marital sex and pregnancy, alcohol abuse, and dr ... lcohol abuse, and drug addiction have always been around but they have never been more available to adolescents than they are now. Adolescents are more on their own to take care of themselves with mor ...

(5 pages) 534 0 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

alcohol use prior to sex

st of the time it is true. A survey was taken in Nebraska in September of 1995, which said 25.7% of adolescents aged 18 and younger said, they have used alcohol before having sex. That is just in Nebr ... nk appear most likely to binge drink or to drink heavily (Shalala, 1, 1995).Although alcohol use by adolescents is frequent, alcoholism is very rare. Still, alcohol consumption by adolescents hinders ...

(10 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/1996

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


r autistic disorder, almost always develops within the first 3 years of achild's life. Children and adolescents with autism cannot interact normally with other people.Autism thus affects many aspects ... normally with other people.Autism thus affects many aspects of their development.Children with and adolescents with autism typically:-have a difficult time communicating with others-exhibit very repe ...

(1 pages) 128 1 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

the holocaust

ifferent age groups: (1) infants and toddlers up to age 6; (2) young children ages 7 to 12; and (3) adolescents from 13 to 18 years old. Their respective chances for survival and their ability to perf ...

(5 pages) 198 3 4.6 Apr/2002

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

Teens and Ciggerette Smoking

tion of tobbacco use, and its acceptance among Americas Youngsters. However,cigarette smoking among adolescents is on the rise.The premise that the behavior of adolescents is influenced by the behavio ... when the mother smoked during pregnancy. NIDA also reported that of 192mothers and their first born adolescents with a mean age of 12 1/2, the analysis revealedthat 26.6% of the girls whose mother smo ...

(6 pages) 433 2 4.5 Nov/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Eating Disorders

tates are affected by serious and sometimes life-threatening eatingdisorders. The vast majority are adolescents and young adult women. Approximately one percent of adolescentsgirls develop anorexia ne ...

(6 pages) 438 3 3.2 Jan/1988

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Les Pirates Modernes (Hackers)

ates, les hackers, et les phreakers. Les crackers sont généralement des jeunes ou des adolescents qui cherchent á briser les systèmes de sécurité des ré ...

(6 pages) 31 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Essay on Adolescence - Learning and development. Not a bad essay written over night for a Monday hand in,surprised at the outcome will post the Bibliography when I find it

hink abstractly.Although this developmental period of life needn't be an uncommonly stressful time, adolescents do encounter stresses. Most adolescents are well adjusted individuals not depressed mixe ... ing rather than lacking in self-control and confidence. At the same time it must be recognised some adolescents exhibit signs of disturbance and can suffer severe life crisis.Early adolescenceThe init ...

(14 pages) 1457 1 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

HyperKinetic Children

being on the go or 'running like a motor', and having difficulty sitting still. Older children and adolescents may be extremely restless or fidgety. They may also demonstrate aggressive and very nega ...

(9 pages) 120 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"There Should be Stricter Smoking Laws" Overall good essay discussing the pros of stricter smoking and tobacco laws.

at's why there should be stricter smoking laws. With the help of these laws, it would be harder for adolescents to obtain, will make the environment less polluted, and it will make more people quit. A ... severely. There should be stricter tobacco laws and regulations!First of all, at least 4.5 million adolescents are smoking. Most of them would like to quit, but they can't. Why is this? This is becau ...

(3 pages) 252 3 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

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

of cross- sex gendered play toys thus, measuring the amount of preconceived ideas held by these pre-adolescents. The results conclude that pre-adolescent boys are more likely to be influenced by gende ... the study was designed to examine the amount of influence others have over the gender ideals of pre-adolescents in this stage of childhood, a second study was performed in order to evaluate other conc ...

(7 pages) 350 1 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Teenage Suicide

le in our society respond to this issue in differentways. Earlier in this year, some 932 parents of adolescents completed aquestionnaire of 30 common psychological medical concerns of adolescence,amon ... de amongteenagers. This concern is pervasive among American teenagers. In 1993, anational survey of adolescents about their knowledge of, and attitudes toward,youth suicide was made. The survey reulte ...

(5 pages) 303 0 4.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Love and Rejection - Breaking Up

and Juliet. The reality,however, is that they were a heartbreaking example of what can go wrong withadolescents.Christian Dalvia, 14 and Maryling Flores, 13 were sweethearts whowere forbidden by Flore ...

(7 pages) 112 0 4.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cigarettes & Alcohol are Suckering in Children

anies need to stop advertising by schools and places that children play. For more information about adolescents and smoking Click HereThere has already been a law passed making it illegal to advertise ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Describes the developmental behavior of adolescents.

Developmental ProfileCognitive DevelopmentAdolescents can build formal systems and reason general theories. These systems and theories can ext ... large as perceived. It is important for parents and educators to remember that despite stereotypes adolescents are still strongly influenced by older role models.There is a new focus on social peer i ... adolescence, with increase sexual curiosity and desire. The first and closest friendships of early adolescents tend to be same sex but by late adolescents romantic and opposite sex friendships begin ...

(2 pages) 180 0 3.5 Nov/2002

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

Adolescent Depression.

themselves. These problems need to be noticed, and talked about. Teachers have to pay attention to adolescents' behavioral patterns, and work with the child on a one to one basis. The child can then ... gety, have trouble sitting still, and may interrupt others. New research suggests that out of 1,700 adolescents with this disorder, 16 percent have an accompanying eye disorder that makes focusing on ...

(8 pages) 212 0 3.0 Nov/2002

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

How to prevent youth alcohol abuse, an indepth report

istent public health problem in the United States, and alcohol is the most commonly used drug among adolescents. Accordingly, numerous approaches have been developed and studied that aim to prevent un ... of social or life skills training or alternative activities. Other strategies strive to involve the adolescents' families in the prevention programs. Policy strategies also have been implemented that ...

(22 pages) 458 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

This essay describes how the story Romeo and Juliet is altered when transferred from stage to the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes.

e first performance in the 16th century, audiences have been captivated by the story of two amorous adolescents fighting against the odds to consummate their dream of lifelong love as dissension betwe ...

(14 pages) 312 6 4.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Teenage depression: recognizes the connection between teenage dression and adolescent problems today such as suicide, eating disorders, and pregnacies

tional challenge: they are growing up in a world quite different from that of their parent's youth. Adolescents today are faced with stresses that were unknown to previous generations and are often de ...

(2 pages) 204 1 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues