ceremonies or rituals in which an individual is admitted to new status or accepted into a new position
the condition during adolescence in which the growth of maturation of bodily parts is uneven.
a process whereby an individual seeks to explain an often unpleasant emotion or behavior in a way that will preserve his or herself esteem.
a period of inner conflict during which adolescents worry intensely about who they are
a serious eating disorder characterized by a fear of gaining weight that results in prolonged self-starvation and dramatic weight loss
a serious eating disorder characterized by compulsive overeating usually followed by self-induced vomiting or laxative abuse
an oversimplified or distorted generalization about characteristics of men and women