Establishing Discipline and Rules for Your Teens

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Establishing discipline and rules for our children, especially our teens, is very important, but it’s best done and has the best effects when our children are young. The rules are there to protect our children, so have that in mind when you set the rules. Teens know that some rules can be broken, and they […]

Adolescent Medicine

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Adolescent medicine is a medical subspecialty that deals primarily with the care and treatment of patients who are in the adolescent stage of development. This period typically starts between the ages of nine to 11 for females and 11 to 14 for males.  Considered as a primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine integrates various iatrical aspects including dermatology, endocrinology,gynecology, nutrition, psychology and sports medicine. It is […]

Risk Factors for Juvenile Delinquency

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Juvenile delinquency refers to juvenile behavior characterized by antisocial conduct that is beyond parental control and istherefore subject to legal action. However, such behavior or violation of the law is not punishable by death or life imprisonment. Extensive research and study have been conducted to determine the possible causes as well as risk factors that eventually lead to cases of juvenile delinquency. A risk factor can be defined […]

Student Voice

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Student voice is the term used to embody and characterize the specific behavior and distinct perspectives of young people across various learning institutions that focus primarily on education.  It empowers students and endows them with the ability to influence learning to integrate contexts policies, principles and programs. Student voice represents the individual as well as the collective outlook […]

Timeline of Children’s Rights in the United Kingdom

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The timeline of children’s rights in the United Kingdom involves a spate of events dating back to the 15th century. The various events that transpired to date are regarded as both political and grassroots in nature. The British government upholds its stance that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) cannot be put into effect legally and is therefore ‘aspirational‘ only, despite the fact that a 2003 European Commission of Human Rights (a.k.a. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights […]

Fear of Youth

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The fear of youth is called ephebiphobia. Initially referred to as the “fear and loathing of teenagers,” today this social condition is regarded as the “inaccurate, overstated and sensational depiction of young people” in various settings across the globe. There are individuals in society who are hesitant and refuse to go near young people, to the point where they […]

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development

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Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development is one of the best-known theories of personality in psychology. Erik Erikson came up with eight stages explaining the process through which individuals should go through from infancy to late adulthood. In each stage the individual faces, and hopefully gains mastery over certain skills. Each stage then builds on the successful completion of the previous […]

Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral Development

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Lawrence Kohlberg’s stages of moral development embodies an adaptation of Jean Piaget’s psychological theory. However, Kohlbergrealized that Piaget’s stage theory was rather simplistic and found out that individuals combine their way of thinking, specifically in moral development. He developed this theory while he was a psychology postgraduate student at the University of Chicago. The theory posits that moral reasoning, which forms […]