Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
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This paper examines the challenges and responsibilities of entering adulthood from the perspective of Jean, a young woman faced with the looming realities of the real world. Jean's transition from adolescence to adulthood is used as the back drop for exploring this phase of human development. Several studies and psychological theories are cited that further elaborate on this developmental shift. They focus on the changes in values and becoming less self-centered as one reaches adulthood.
From the Paper:"Selfishness and self-centeredness remain but gradually change into an increased focus on service, career, and romantic love. The shift from adolescence to adulthood is not a sudden sharp shift but a staged series of developmental phases. One day she wakes up with a new idea or ambition that seems silly the next. This is a period of intense self-reflection and introspection that accompany moral maturation."
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