Adolescence, Theories of
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The article provides an overview of theories of adolescence. An introduction to the nature of theory in the field of adolescence; a review of 10 families of theories including scope, assumptions, and contributions to the study of adolescence; an analysis of why there are so many theories in this field; and suggestions for future directions. © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Encyclopedia of Adolescence
Newman, B. M., and P. R. Newman. "Adolescence, Theories of." Encyclopedia of Adolescence 1, (2011). doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-373951-3.00003-X.