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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Career counselors are in an optimal position to educate their emerging adult clients so that they can assess and calibrate the ways in which they spend their leisure time with the goal of recalibrating their behaviors, as needed, on an individualized basis.
Research is needed to contextualize the mental health concerns of transgender adolescent and emerging adult patients in community-based clinic settings, including prospective assessment of social stressors and mental health symptoms and diagnoses over time," the authors wrote.
122) A seventeen year old offender needs appropriate developmental and school environments in order to develop properly into an emerging adult and eventually a fully formed adult.
Young Catholic America concludes that the decline in Mass attendance and general disengagement among emerging adult Catholics can be linked to parents who did not provide Catholic role models or model devout behavior.
The authors focus on the 'what' and 'how' of motor development and descriptions of motor development from conception through to emerging adult, comparing how children acquire their changing and growing repertoires of movement with the resources that they have.
As participants were recruited on the basis of having had a recent breakup, we may have obtained a possibly more accurate picture of how prevalent stalking and cyberstalking behaviours might be in the emerging adult population than is the case from most of the forensic-based research available on this topic.
In these circumstances, the emerging adult will now lie unconsciously, primarily in order to maintain its delusions about itself and the complementary delusions it has about others and the world.
However, no research to date examines this issue among emerging adult homeless.
Furthermore, the historically prominent motivators to come back, including marriage and children, are happening later, leaving long periods of time between high school involvement in a congregation and later emerging adult involvement in a congregation.
Emerging adult mosquitoes were collected by a mechanical aspirator, killed by freezing, and stored at -80[degrees]C until species was identified.
This study examined the relationship between gender role conflict and propensity for suicidality in adolescent and emerging adult males using a resilience perspective.