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Teen Age

  1. 1. TEEN AGE
  2. 2. Traditional Wisdom <ul><li>Lalyen panch Varshani </li></ul><ul><li>Tariyet das Varshani </li></ul><ul><li>Prapte to Shodeshey Varshey </li></ul><ul><li>Putram Mirtam Vada Charet </li></ul><ul><li>Pahari Nadi, </li></ul>
  3. 3. Teen Transition Thirteen To Nineteen <ul><li>Child hood to Adult hood </li></ul><ul><li>Dependence to independence </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul><ul><li>Sexually dormant to Sexually active </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transition <ul><li>Adolescence is a period of Identity & Role confusion </li></ul>
  5. 5. Teenage <ul><li>Most crucial stage of life with peak intelligence & stamina. </li></ul><ul><li>Time for: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>achievement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>deciding professions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developing personality </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emotional instability </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Teenage <ul><li>Wishing only good for others, but often end up doing bad, due to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>lack of self-control . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of societal, parental and peer pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mahabharat Ka Arjun </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Peer Groups provide the teenager with the arena for much of the learning </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Unconcerned of the consequences of his action & misunderstands feelings & Behaviour of others </li></ul>
  9. 9. Special Age <ul><li>Unconcerned of the consequences of his action & misunderstands feelings & Behaviour of others </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of self criticism </li></ul>
  10. 10. Special Age <ul><li>Special Intensity & Volatility of Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Need for immediate gratification </li></ul>
  11. 11. High Risk Behaviour <ul><li>Sand is slipping from hands & we are fool to believe that everything is alright. </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately ½ of all HIV Infected have occurred in <25 Years of age & it is spreading like wild fire. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Out Look <ul><li>I would like to have </li></ul><ul><li>all the risk from free discussion of sex </li></ul><ul><li>rather than </li></ul><ul><li>consequences of its silent conspiracy </li></ul>
  13. 13. Psychosocial Development Teenage With parents Rebellious Puberty Changes Concern Friends / Peers All important Behaviour Risk taking Attitudes Highly moralistic
  14. 14. Rebellious behaviour <ul><li>Substance abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Gang Membership </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying a weapon </li></ul><ul><li>Self harm & Self mutilation </li></ul><ul><li>Suicide </li></ul>
  15. 15. Rebellious behaviour <ul><li>Sexual Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Aggression & Violence </li></ul><ul><li>Running away from home </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Offenders </li></ul>
  16. 16. Rebellious behaviour <ul><li>violates </li></ul><ul><li>Rules, Values & norms </li></ul><ul><li>of </li></ul><ul><li>Family, School, Community, </li></ul><ul><li>Culture & Society </li></ul>
  17. 17. To Parents <ul><li>Parental Role-----Police role </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to children </li></ul><ul><li>Let them express freely </li></ul><ul><li>There is time for every thing </li></ul><ul><li>There is mood for every thing </li></ul><ul><li>Create the mood that can conduct </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>There are issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Of career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life partner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal freedom </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Do not react Fast </li></ul><ul><li>Do not be Judjemental </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to good aspect first & bad aspects gradually later </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>There are Rights of Adolescents </li></ul><ul><li>There are Duties & responsibilities of Adolescents </li></ul><ul><li>Make the responsible </li></ul><ul><li>Help them but do not let them tale you for a ride. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>If he is showing authority > he is imitating his father </li></ul><ul><li>Do no make big issue of it </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiate issues from non issues </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>All can make mistakes. A perfect man is to be aware of your weaknesses </li></ul><ul><li>Do not catch the red handed. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t do any thing which you don’t approve of </li></ul>
  23. 23. TEEN AGE
  24. 24. Stressful Period Because <ul><li>they get confusing messages </li></ul><ul><li>Have conflicts with family & school </li></ul><ul><li>Have difficulty in establishing self identity & self esteem </li></ul>
  25. 25. Stress conciquences <ul><li>A high failure rate & emotional disturbance may lead to suicidal attempts. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Period of Physical Maturity, </li></ul><ul><li>Period of Sexuality (Romantic ties with Opposite sex) </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Period of Cognitive processes ( Way of thinking & Thought Content) </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Emotional Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Hypothetical thinking & empathy </li></ul><ul><li>therefore </li></ul><ul><li>A time for High variable mood swings </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Relationships with others. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time of expansion of peer relations </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Time for <ul><li>preparing one to face adult life with confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>acquiring new skills </li></ul><ul><li>Attaining mastery over environment </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to handle new responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Gaining control over ones emotions & thoughts </li></ul>
  31. 31. Time for <ul><li>Parents & teachers expect max. scolestic achievements </li></ul>
  32. 32. PEER PRESSURE <ul><li>Buy Acceptance in a peer Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have enough money for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>right kind of clothes, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>right kind of Shoes, the right C.D. e </li></ul></ul></ul>
  33. 33. Parents need to be better informed <ul><li>About the dynamics of adolescent peer group & </li></ul><ul><li>The demand and expectations teenagers face in peer relationships. </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>Parents need to include adolescents in decision-making & rule setting that affects their lives </li></ul>

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