emerging adulthood

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emerging adulthood

(i-merj'ing a-dult'hud?)
A period of personal development in which young adults (between about 18 and 25 years old) become less dependent on their parents but have not yet completed their education, established a durable relationship with another person, formed a family, or entered the work force.
Synonym: prolonged adolescenceemerging adult
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This study examined the relationship between gender role conflict and propensity for suicidality in adolescent and emerging adult males using a resilience perspective.
Utilizing the theory of resilience, asset identification in these populations may assist in understanding how gender identity development, specifically gender role conflict, affects adolescent and emerging adult males as well as what may protect young men against any associated vulnerability.
When compared to their emerging adult peers, those who perceived themselves to be adults (a) did not differ on the adulthood criteria they used; (b) had a better sense of their overall identity, as well as what type of person they wanted as a romantic partner; (c) were less depressed; and (d) engaged in fewer risk behaviors (e.
Moreover, it also provides a safe and structured environment in which students can explore various aspects of their emerging adult life, independence, values, personal goals and friendship.
The aims of the current study are threefold: (a) to investigate to what extent disordered eating symptoms predict suicidality in an emerging adult sample, (b) to clarify the role of depressive symptoms as a mediator of the relation between disordered eating symptoms and suicidality, and (c) to explore whether the mediating role of depressive symptoms varies by the level of alcohol use (i.
Therefore, adolescent or emerging adult women consider their mothers to be more of a role model than their fathers; consequently, they are more aware of "Maternal Rivalry.
In the absence of a tested and reliable measure of parent involvement among emerging adult college students, two dimensions of parent involvement relevant to this age-group were identified among those included in a meta-analysis of parent involvement among preschool through high school students (Fan & Chen 2001).
Other authors have supported this claim by failing to find associations between emerging adult transition status and stress levels (Jackson, 2004; Mouw, 2005).
However, for almost all of them, their Plan is subject to numerous revisions during the emerging adult years.
5) For this reason, evaluation of low back pain and associated risk factors during the emerging adult period is warranted, and may highlight viable targets of behavioural and clinical interventions.
A six-year predictive test of adolescent family relationship quality and effortful control pathways to emerging adult social and emotional health.