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Historical Perspectives

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Historical Perspectives

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Most writings portray the concept of adolescence as relatively recent in the history of civilization. However, the notion of adolescence has early roots in the scholarly works of the ancient Greeks For example, Plato and Aristotle recognized a hierarchy of developmental events and attached special significance to the growth of "reasoning" during the transitional period between childhood and adulthood. (excerpt from Handbook of Adolescent Psychology)

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Book Chapter

Book Title

Handbook of adolescent psychology

ISBN

9780080319230

Publication Date

1987

Publisher

Pergamon Press

City

New York

First Page

3

Last Page

12

Notes

V.B. Van Hasselt and M. Hersen, Editors

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