Comparative Study

| Published: October 29, 2018

Changes and Risk Factors Involved in Adolescence during Social and Emotional Development

Soni Jaiswal

Clinical Psychologist, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.022/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.022


Major social and emotional development takes place during adolescence which shapes the life of an individual. Social and emotional developments both intertwined and the adolescence is the base age for these developments. In adolescence, individuals undergo changes during these developments such as, how to interact with family, friends and peers. They learn and understand the concept of emotional regulation and emotional expressions which help them to tackle critical situations. Due to social and emotional development they learn to form and maintain a healthy interpersonal relationship and self-esteem. At the time of these developments some individuals may develop problems which may lead to the mental health issues. There are various risk factors involved such as, conflictual family environment, low socio-economic status and parental separation etc. which may lead to the mental health issues or problems like, depression, eating disorder and substance abuse and other psychological problems. Various psychological interventions have been reported which can be provided during social and emotional developmental process which would be helpful for individuals to deal with the issues and risks. Moreover, the author has attempted to figure out the changes which take place during social and emotional development in adolescence and what are the relevant risk factors involved in the developmental process. Author has also explored about the mental health issues and their intervention in adolescence during these developments.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.022/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.022

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018

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