Name Professor Name Class Date Understanding the Formation of the Real Self in the Adolescent As unique as any person may be, he or she can only define his or her identity through the interaction with others in a social setting. For the adolescent, this development is challenged by many factors which do not impact other groups of individuals, due largely to the fact that while the psychosocial development of the adolescent is taking place, the adolescent is also developing as an organism. Cognitive development, physical development, and even emotional development are directly correspondent to the physical development of the adolescent, and can in no way be expedited, as much as the adolescent or the family of the adolescent may wish. In...The end:
.....adolescent identity development. Works Cited Bertram- Troost , Gerdien D, Simone A de Roos , and Siebren Miedema . "Religious Identity Development of Adolescents in Christian Secondary Schools: Effects of School and Religious Backgrounds of Adolescents and Their Parents." Religious Education 102 (2007): 132-150. Print. French, Elizabeth Sabine, Edward Seidman , LaRue Allen, and J. Lawrence Aber . "The development of ethnic identity during adolescence." Developmental Psychology 42.1 (2006): 1-10. Print. Zurbriggen , Eileen L., Robyn L Gobin , and Jennifer J. Freyd . "Childhood Emotional Abuse Predicts Late Adolescent Sexual Aggression Perpetration and Victimization." Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma 19 (2010): 204-223. Print.