QuestionsGive some definitions of adolescence?
admin asked 1 year ago
1 Answers
admin answered 1 year ago
  1. Etymological Definition: The term adolescence is derived from the Latin word 'Adolescere which means to grow or to grow towards maturity.
  2. Biological/Chronological Definition: From the biological point of view adolescence is the stage when puberty dawns. Chronologically, this is a span of life ranging from 12-19 years.
  3. Sociological Definition: Sociologically, adolescence is a transitional period from dependence on parents to self-sufficient adulthood.