Identity Development in Adolescence
Extensive amount of information about identity development in adolescence. Topics include: ethnic identity, gender differences, religious identity, self-esteem, and how puberty affects self-esteem in adolescence.
Information on Adolescent Suicide
Clearinghouse of information about adolescent suicide. Topics include: facts, prevention, warning signs, and how to help someone who might be suicidal.
Effects of the Generation Gap on Adolescents
Article written for Education Weekly by John Merrow of "The Merrow Report" (PBS documentary series) about the effects of the generation gap on adolescents and how adults usually tend to accept the myths of the adolescent period as one of "storm and stress".
Press release (2001) from the American Psychological Association reporting on a research study with over 80,000 young people. The findings show that one out of ten females adolescents experience date violence and/or rape.