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Erikson's term for the fifth stage of development, in which the person tries to figure out "Who am I?"

Identity versus role confusion

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Erikson's term for the attainment of identity...

Identity achievement

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A situation in which an adolescent does not seem to know or care what his or her identity is

Role confusion

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Erikson's term for premature identity formation, which occurs when an adolescent adopts his or her parents' or society's roles and values wholesale, without questioning

Foreclosure

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An adolescent's choice of a socially acceptable way to postpone making identity-achievement decisions

Moratorium

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A person's acceptance of the roles and behaviors that society associates with the biological categories of male and female

Gender identity

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Petty, peevish arguing, usually repeated and ongoing

Bickering

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Parents' ongoing awareness of what their children are doing, where, and with whom

Parental monitoring

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Encouragement to conform to one's friends or contemporaries in behavior, dress, and attitude

Peer pressure

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A group of adolescents made up of close friends who are loyal to one another while excluding outsiders

Clique

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A larger group of adolescents who have something in common but who are not necessarily friends

Crowd

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Destructive peer support in which one person shows another how to rebel against authority or social norms

Deviancy training

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A term that refers to whether a person is sexually and romantically attracted to others of the same sex, the opposite sex, or both sexes

Sexual orientation

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Any erotic activity that arouses and adult and excites, shames, or confuses a child...

Child sexual abuse

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An infection spread by sexual contact

Sexually transmitted infection (STI)

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The belief that family members should support one another, sacrificing individual freedom and success...

Familism

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Feelings of hopelessness, lethargy, and worthlessness that last two weeks or more

Clinical depression

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Repeatedly thinking and talking about past experiences

Rumination

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Thinking about suicide, usually with some serious emotional and intellectual or cognitive overtones

Suicidal ideation

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Any potentially lethal action against the self that does not result in death

Parasuicide

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Several suicides committed by members of a group within a brief period

Cluster suicides

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A person whose criminal activity typically begins in early adolescence and continues throughout life

Life-course-persistent offender

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A person whose criminal activity stops by age 21

Adolescence-limited offender

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The idea that each new generation forgets what the previous generation learned

Generational forgetting