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Ch 11: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 11: Adolescence

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The Adolescence chapter of this Holt Psychology Principles in Practice Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with adolescence. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Adolescence textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Adolescence chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the adolescence topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Physical development and growth
  • Parent-child relations
  • Peer relationships
  • Social development
  • Identity diffusion
  • Definitions for gender identity and ethnic identity
  • Psychological, eating and substance-related disorders
  • Phases in adolescents' sexual development
  • How juvenile delinquency is defined

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15 Lessons in Chapter 11: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 11: Adolescence
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Physical Development in Middle Childhood

1. Physical Development in Middle Childhood

Between the ages of seven and twelve, children physically grow and change in ways that influence every part of their lives. In this lesson, we'll look at the ways that physical and brain development impact emotional and intellectual abilities.

Physical Growth in Adolescence

2. Physical Growth in Adolescence

Adolescents go through many physical changes. Watch this lesson to find out some of the physical developments that happen during adolescence, including those related to puberty, growth spurts and gender differences in growth.

Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent

3. Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent

In this lesson, explore the changes that take place during puberty. You will meet Dick and Jane as they experience these changes, and you will be able to test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

G. Stanley Hall: Storm & Stress in Adolescence

4. G. Stanley Hall: Storm & Stress in Adolescence

This lesson will discuss the impact of G. Stanley Hall's work regarding adolescence. You will learn what is meant by the term 'storm and stress,' as well as its causes and characteristics.

Parent-Child Relationships: Definition & Explanation

5. Parent-Child Relationships: Definition & Explanation

The parent-child relationship is often considered to be the most enduring and significant relationship in one's life. This lesson will explain the different types of parent-child relationships and how they impact development. The lesson will end with a brief quiz to test your knowledge.

Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

6. Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

As children grow, they become more independent of their parents and turn to their peers more often. In this lesson, we'll examine children's evolving concepts of friendship, peer group norms, social conformity, and social comparison.

Social Development of Adolescents: Identity

7. Social Development of Adolescents: Identity

Adolescents often go through a process of discovering what they believe and who they are. In this lesson, we will examine how a teenager develops his or her self concept and identity. We will also take a look at common factors that influence a teen's identity.

Identity Diffusion: Definition & Example

8. Identity Diffusion: Definition & Example

Identity is a state of being socially distinct from everyone else. Identity diffusion is a state of not developing or possessing a distinct identity. The work of James Marcia explores identity and identity diffusion.

Gender Identity in Adolescent Development

9. Gender Identity in Adolescent Development

During adolescence, teens become more and more aware of their sexuality and what it means to be part of their gender. In this lesson, we'll explore how gender identity and sexual orientation develop in adolescence.

Ethnic Identity: Definition and Development

10. Ethnic Identity: Definition and Development

The term ethnic identity refers to the group with which an individual identifies. This lesson will discuss ethnic identity and the way it emerges and changes throughout the lifespan.

Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment

11. Psychological Disorders: Definition, Examples & Approaches to Treatment

How are psychological disorders related to perception and learning? What type of psychologist helps treat these disorders? From imaginary voices to an intense fear of birds, this video will introduce you to the nature of disorders.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

12. Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

Many of us have something about our appearance that we'd like to change, but for some people these desires can develop into actual disorders. How are body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders related? This lesson gives you a closer look at these disorders and the impact they can have on people.

Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics

13. Substance Abuse & Substance Dependence: Definition & Characteristics

Many people have a drink now and then, but how do you know if you have a substance-related disorder? This lesson will help you learn the difference between just having a drink and having an actual problem.

Sexuality in Adolescence: Attitudes, Behaviors, & Values

14. Sexuality in Adolescence: Attitudes, Behaviors, & Values

Puberty brings with it many changes, including new sexual feelings. Watch this lesson to find out more about sexual development in adolescence, including the differences in how early adolescents and later adolescents approach sexuality.

What Is Juvenile Delinquency? - Definition, Theories & Facts

15. What Is Juvenile Delinquency? - Definition, Theories & Facts

In this lesson, we will define juvenile delinquency. Along with the definition, three major theories about juvenile delinquency as well as important facts are also discussed.

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