Essays Tagged: "age group"


during their high school career.' The article was about the resurfacing drug problem among the teenage age group. It was aimed at an audience of parents and others who could be affected by such an al ... as another issue that the Post did not elaborate on. I also felt it relevant to ask what the percentage of that initial 68% were seniors who had only tried it once. I think the percentage would drop s ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.2 Nov/1996

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

A look on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Hester Pryne from "The Scarlet Letter"

er' by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester was convicted of adultery. However, after her conviction, she managed to raise a daughter, became an important seamstress in her community, and set an example for he ... t life from her peers. Growing up with Hester, Pearl never really associated with children from her age group. This happened because whenever Hester and Pearl went into town, they were tormented and h ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Effect of Drugs and Alcohol on Teenagers

experimentation' becomes addiction, parents, teachers, and clinicians are often at a loss. For this age group (roughly ages 13 to 23), traditional substance abuse programs simply are not enough" (Nowi ... es with more and more single parent households. The problem of drug and alcohol is a major one. Teenagers feel a need to drink and do drugs to fit in to peer groups. The problem is widespread. The com ...

(5 pages) 534 0 3.6 Nov/1996

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


njoyed by many people all overthe world. To get involved in dirtbiking you have to race inthe right age group. You also have to know what sizedirtbike is right for you. Next, you need to know what kin ... ns are in increasements in engine size (cc's, cubiccentimeters).For example, if you are between the ages of 4and 7 you would race the 50cc dirtbikes. If you are betweenthe ages of 8 and 11 you have a ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a period ranging from age 12 or 13 throu ... balanced with the beginning of puberty, adolescence is characterized by psychological and social stages as well as by biological changes.Adolescence can be prolonged, brief, or virtually nonexistent, ... childhood to adulthood tends to occur rather rapidly, and is marked by traditionally prescribed passage rites. to contrast this, American and European societies the transition period for young people ...

(7 pages) 347 1 2.5 Oct/1996

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

Juvenile Crime (Crime Rates)

ults. However, for teens the crime rate is soaring. Between 1990 and 1994, the rate at which adults age 25 and older committed homicides declined 22%; yet the rate jumped 16% for youths between 14 and ... older committed homicides declined 22%; yet the rate jumped 16% for youths between 14 and 17. This age group surpassed the 18 - 24-year-old group in the early Oe90¹s as the most crime-prone. (Be ...

(2 pages) 222 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Evaluatoin of Anno's Learning Games. A little review of educational sowtware. Personally opinionated

. The interface is intuitive enough to learn in a matter of minutes and is very appropriate for the age group. If the user needs any help, there is on-line help available, and the language in the help ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Outsiders" by S.E Hinton. Class study looking at what the teacher directs the student's learning towards

y and time period. The student can relate to this novel as thenarrator of the story is of their own age group and reflects many issues that they themselves may face.The language of the text is easily ... , alcohol, drugs, child abuse, murder, survival and growing up. These are areas that a pubescentteenager can easily lose themselves in. It forces the reader to realise that in many cases teenagers hav ...

(4 pages) 104 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Drinking and Driving and what you can try to do to stop your friends from drinking,

Drinking and driving is the number one killer of teenagers in America. Because of it, the teenage group is the only age group who's number of deaths are ... may be) in which you know there will be alcohol. If you don't know if there will be alcoholic beverages served, take a responsible friend anyway just to make sure.Another good way to keep yourself fr ... n gets into an accident after the party, you will probably be held responsible for serving the beverages. Serving food first before drinks is also a good idea. As explained before, food helps the body ...

(2 pages) 128 0 3.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Stlye is an Attitude"

de." I commend you for putting this ad in your magazine, which is geared to female readers from the ages of 18 to 25. During this age in a woman's life, she constantly worries about her outward appear ... utward appearance. I can give you first hand knowledge on the subject, because I also fit into that age group and I have never been what society considers thin. All my life I have battled with my weig ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Drinking and Driving teen facts!

Use of alcohol and other drugs is associated with the leading causes of death and injury among teenagers and young adults. Nationally, nearly 8,800 drinking drivers died in crashes, which killed a to ... ich killed a total of more than 16,600 people in 2000. Over 2,300 of those drivers were between the ages of 16 and 24. Nationally 26% of all male drivers age 15-20 had been drinking prior to their inv ...

(2 pages) 147 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is There too Much or Not Enough Emphasis on Being Politically Correct (PC)? This question is answered, for the following groups, women,minorities, and the elderly.

not you fall into one of the categories in question. For example women, ethnic groups, or an older age group all have recently come under the caption PC. PC is an attempt to abolish discriminatory ac ... hese groups.Women have been fighting for rights of equality with men since the 1800's with the suffrage movement. I believe that women should have equal work, equal pay, and equal opportunity with men ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The aetiology, current and potential treatments of multiple sclerosis

ronic neurological disability in young adults. Symptoms of the disease usually appear in the 20 ?40 age group, but the most common age of onset is between 31 and 33 years of age, a time when most are ... t are in their prime and beginning careers or starting families. Symptoms rarely present before the age of 15, and after the age of 60.When a person is under attack from MS, an inflammatory response i ...

(28 pages) 155 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

How to have an effective oral presentation

t know who is the audience for the presentation. To start with, one must do research on what is the age group of the audience that one is giving the speech to. Other than that, knowing about which fie ...

(2 pages) 197 1 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Underage driving

n the vehicle with you. It is said that Young drivers are involved in more accidents than any other age group. But it's not really a fact. Defensive driving, driving within posted speed limits, not dr ... aring a safety belt are primary defenses against serious injury and death. A young person under the age of 16 is considered a juvenile. A person under the age of 18 is a minor. Below is some informati ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

This is a journal essay i did in psychology on adolescent depression and risk factors.

scent depression is strongly linked to teen suicide. It is now responsible for more deaths in youth aged 15 to 19 than cardiovascular disease or cancer. Despite this increased suicide rate, depression ... d clinically depressed? Many say the reason why depression is often over looked in children and teenagers are because "children are not always able to express how they feel." Sometimes the symptoms of ...

(3 pages) 141 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Teen driving regulations.

go anywhere and do anything and bring anyone. To take one of these rights away is nonsensical. Teenagers should be allowed to drive with other teenagers in the vehicle.Proponents for teen driving res ... ns argue that teens drive dangerously and having passengers in the car only distract them more. Teenagers have enough accidents and teen passengers in these cars only cause more problems. Traffic acci ...

(1 pages) 96 4 3.6 Apr/2003

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

"The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

It seems that in Gabriel Garcia Marquez' "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World", the villagers are out there - really out there - on the edge of realism and surrealism. Starting with the ki ... was a ship and then a whale, these kids must have had the most creative imagination in twice their age group - I can't help to ask myself what these kids were on.The central symbol in this story is a ...

(1 pages) 83 0 2.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Youth suicide, a growing issue on Australian shores.

e that youth suicide is a major and increasing problem within the Australian community.Young people aged 15 -24, have one of the highest suicide rates in the world. A closer look at this statistic mea ... mmitting this act each year. After traffic accidents, suicide is the leading cause of death in this age group in Australia - the land we proudly call "young and free".So WHY are the young people of Au ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Review of Movie "O" Film Adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello.

ll players and in particular, Odin James, the Hawks' star player. Odin is a modern Othello that the age group watching this film can really relate to. That is what the objective of the entire movie is ... ching this film can really relate to. That is what the objective of the entire movie is; to get teenagers interested in Shakespeare. Some may say that this tactic cheapens the great play but I feel th ...

(2 pages) 64 0 1.0 Jun/2003

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