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8.8: Adolescence and Early Adulthood
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- Examine how cultural ideals and timing of puberty can affect an adolescent’s body image.
- Question Erikson’s assertion about the focus on intimacy in early adulthood.
- Apply Sternberg’s theory of love to specific examples of relationships from song or media.
- Discuss social problems facing youth such as suicide, juvenile delinquency, and victimization. What kinds of recommendations would you make to help reduce these problems?