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date: 26 November 2020

Adolescents: A Historical Overview of Developmental Theorieslocked

  • Diane de AndaDiane de AndaUniversity of California, Los Angeles, Emerita

Summary

This article begins with an overview of biological development based upon empirical research. The main focus of the article is the presentation of the major theoretical frameworks that have been employed to explain the processes involved in the psychological, cognitive, moral, social, and sexual development of the adolescent and empirical research findings where appropriate.

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