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Historical Perspectives

Chapter Title/Book Title

Historical Perspectives

Book Title

Handbook of adolescent psychology

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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)

ISBN

9780080319230

Publication Date

1987

Publisher

Pergamon Press

City

New York

Comments

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

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