Some even get up to more serious things like stealing or taking drugs.It's alarming for parents, but the good news is - it doesn't last.
They defy adult restrictions deliberately as a way of asserting their independence.Teenagers have reason to be confused because they are part of the adult world in a biological sense, but are still not permitted to do many of the things that adults can.The result reveals that there is a significant difference in emotional maturity of boy and girl adolescents.The result also reveals that there is significant relation between emotional maturity and family climate of adolescent students.The present investigation was meant to study the emotional maturity of adolescent students in relation to their family climate.
For this purpose, sample of 200 adolescent students (100 boys and 100 girls) of higher secondary level were taken from Ludhiana city of Punjab.
Risky behaviour is seen by adults as being a 'bad' thing, but for the teenagers there are many rewards.
By pushing boundaries they are developing their identity as well as showing off in front of friends.
Teenagers' well developed emotions could also be the cause of another characteristic they are often accused of - moodiness.
For children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), their emotional maturity level may be well below that of their non-ADD counterparts.
Present study aimed at studying emotional maturity and adjustment in ADHD children.