HDEV 3

Psychology

Quiz 12 :
Adolescence

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Quiz 12 :
Adolescence

Adolescence is an age when major physiological and psychological changes occur in humans. These changes shape the personality traits of an individual and are influenced by several factors. Some of the factors that influence the personality traits as occurring in adolescents are the interactions with peers and parents. Adolescents who have authoritative parents tend to develop competent behavior provided the parents explain their authoritative nature to their children. So, the given sentence with the correct answer filled in the blank is 'In terms of parenting styles, adolescents with img parents show the most competent behavior'.

Adolescence is a critical time period in an individual's life where several influences and factors can shape the personality and behavior. For example, one of the behavioral traits that is exhibited by some adolescents is the suicidal tendency. This tendency is known to be influenced by certain factors and also certain personality traits seem to be associated with adolescent suicide. Extensive body piercing is known as a risk factor for adolescent suicide. Hence, the option (b) is incorrect. Depression and hopelessness are also known as a risk factor for adolescent suicide. Hence, the option (c) is incorrect. The adolescent risk factors include the age increase from 11 years to 21 years. Hence, the option (d) is incorrect. The belief that it is acceptable to kill oneself is also one of the factors that increase adolescent suicide. Hence, the option img is correct.

Adolescence is an age when major physiological and psychological changes occur in humans. These changes shape the personality traits of an individual and are influenced by several factors. Some of the factors that influence the personality traits as occurring in adolescents are the interactions with peers, parents and friends. The factors contributing to good friendship seem to have gender differences, with different qualities being central for friendship for boys and girls. So, the given sentence with the correct answer filled in the blank is ' img appears to be more central to the friendship of girls than of boys'.