Andrew Wolf On Adolescence : Child Development And Psychological Theory

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Andrew Wolf on Adolescence: Child Development and Psychological Theory
Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony E. Wolf, Ph.D. addresses the challenges that face teenagers and their parents. Adolescence, which is usually attributed to the time between 13 and 19 years of age, is the transition period from childhood to adulthood, extending from puberty to independence, is addressed by Wolf (Myers, 2014, p. 140). Wolf offers insight to adolescence and offers parents suggestions on navigating this period. This revised edition includes information regarding technology and sexual orientation, as well as an updated section on drugs and drinking. Aspects of different psychological theories are seen in Wolf’s writings. As well, the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development and the impact on the teen are communicated.
Relationship to Child Development (Social, Emotional, Cognitive and/or Physical)
In Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, Wolf takes on the aspects of child development; biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial. The social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of the teen are discussed.
Physical Development Physical development, or biosocial development, encompasses the growth and changes that happen in a person’s body. Included in biosocial development are the genetic, nutritional, and health…
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