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What mental, emotional changes occur during adolescence?

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Dr. Kerry Ragain
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Regression

Adolescents face at least two complicated developmental hurdles, including 1) following a strong need to establish independence, while still greatly needing their parents' support, and 2) learning to master powerful feelings around identity formation, sexuality, dependency, and intimacy, just to name a few.
The rigors of these changes can at times be overwhelming for both adolescents and parents!

In brief: Regression

Adolescents face at least two complicated developmental hurdles, including 1) following a strong need to establish independence, while still greatly needing their parents' support, and 2) learning to master powerful feelings around identity formation, sexuality, dependency, and intimacy, just to name a few.
The rigors of these changes can at times be overwhelming for both adolescents and parents!
Dr. Kerry Ragain
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