Introduction: Development in Adolescence and Adulthood

What you’ll learn to do: describe physical, cognitive, and emotional development in adolescence and adulthood

Growing older means confronting many psychological, emotional, and social issues that come with entering the last phase of life.

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe physical, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs during adolescence
  • Describe physical, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs in adulthood
  • Explain attitudes toward death and Kübler-Ross’s five stages of grief (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance)