Hall identified three major components of adolescent storm and stress: conflict with parents, emotionality, and risk taking tendencies (Ahmed, 2010).
Adolescent storm and stress is manifested by a number of specific behaviors like, argumentativeness, disobedience, breaking rules and norms, impulsiveness, recklessness, involvement in different risky activities etc.
I always found her to be the calm in the midst of the adolescent storm
."She loved literature and language, including Latin and Greek, and enjoyed helping her kids with Latin homework.
A look along each row at the ECHO Arena told the same tale: 20 screaming girls and one panicstricken dad at the epicentre of an adolescent storm
Carol Long reviews The Adolescent Storm
: A Handbook for Parents by Meg Fargher and Helen Dooley.
(1999) Adolescent storm
and stress, reconsidered, American Psychologist, 54, pp.
The Adolescent Storm: A Handbook for Parents, Meg Fargher and Helen Dooley.
Meg Fargher, an educationalist and school principal with many years' experience and Helen Dooley, a psychologist with extensive expertise working with adolescents, have collaborated to produce the book The Adolescent Storm, specifically written to help parents navigate the storms of adolescence--both their children's and their own.
Arnett (1999) has cited cultural variations in the pervasiveness of adolescent storm and stress.
Nevertheless, research suggests that primary experiences may not necessarily moderate one's general perception; therefore, it was expected that even parents would still hold moderate levels of adolescent storm and stress beliefs (Buchanan et al., 1990).
If it is true that cultural values of individualism lead to adolescent storm
and stress, then it seems likely that adolescence in traditional cultures will become more stressful in the ways described above as the influence of the West increases.
Inter- and intraindividual differences in adolescent storm
and stress: A life-span developmental view.