teenagers emotional development


As you have read in the text, teenagers are on a journey to discover a sense of ?self,? an identity which is separate from their family. They may begin adolescence

with increased turmoil within the core family and an increased focus on the values of peers, but by the end of adolescence the concept of self is more stable and

comprehensive. How does this progression occur? The focus of this Discussion is on the process that teens go through when developing a sense of identity.

What does the research show regarding whether parents or peers have more influence on a teenagers? search for a sense of ?self?? Be sure to answer the question by

providing information cited from your text and other academic sources.
How does the influence of culture and geography; e.g., SES (socioeconomic status), race, family dynamics, and where and how people live; act as a contextual factor in

identity development?