During adolescence, major biological as well as psychological developments take place. Development of sexuality is an important bio-psycho-social development, which takes an adult shape during this period. During adolescence, an individual's thought, perception as well as response gets colored sexually.
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Do you feel like the smallest person in your class? Guys and girls who are shorter may feel out of sync with their peers — just as guys who mature earlier may feel strange if they shave first, or girls who get their periods before their friends may feel awkward. In most cases, teens who are small are probably just physically maturing a little bit more slowly than their friends. Or maybe their parents are smaller and they take after them. Occasionally, though, there's a medical reason why some people grow more slowly than usual. Kids and teens grow and go through puberty at different times. For girls, puberty usually begins between ages 7 and
Adolescence is the evolutionary process of human development which commences biologically with changes at the physiology of the pubis and completes psychologically with the ultimate organization of sexuality. All adolescents want to know more about issues such as copulation, onanism, conception, pregnancy, birth control and sexually transmitted diseases. Also, they wish to know how to place sex within their own frame of values so that they can be able to establish satisfactory and constructive relationships. Most young people however, have very little information and help on these issues. Proper information on issues related to sexual behavior could and should be carried out by health professionals. The health professionals can take responsibility in the issues of sexual education of the adolescents in order to discourage problems such as undesired pregnancies, sexual diseases and sexual abuse. During adolescence, according to Freud, the erogenous zones resign themselves to the domination of sexual zone, different sexual targets are posed for man and woman and the individual finds a sexual partner beyond the family boundaries. Adolescence constitutes a transitional period between child psychism organization and the result of an adult, mature personality.
The teenage years are also called adolescence. During this time, teens will see the greatest amount of growth in height and weight. Adolescence is a time for growth spurts and puberty changes. A teenager may grow several inches in several months followed by a period of very slow growth. Then they may have another growth spurt. Changes with puberty may happen slowly. Or several changes may occur at the same time. It's important to remember that these changes will happen differently for each teen. Some teens may have these signs of maturity sooner or later than others.