Prepare a 1,400- to 1,700-word paper in which you address adolescence and how this stage affects development. Include where appropriate the positive and/or negative consequences of developmental choices during this time period.
Address the following items:
· Describe changes in peer relationships in middle childhood and adolescence.
· Examine aspects of adolescent egocentrism.
· Analyze pressures often faced in adolescence, such as peer pressure, substance use and abuse, dating, sexuality, and changes within family relationships.
Include at least three references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Human growth development theory is an organized statement of values and generalization that provide an outline of comprehending the change humans go through from infant to maturity. During this stage children often find their inner self, seek their own personality and character traits. In this paper we will review the time development between middle childhood to adolescence touching the effects of optimistic and destructive impressions from peers and changes in mate associations from middle childhood to adolescence.