Adolescent thinking and the quality of life.

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Adolescence is often primarily viewed as a problematic period of development. This paper provides a counterview that adolescence is a life period of considerable potential development and productivity. Psychological research on formal operations, conceptual research on the quality of life, and historical findings from the Italian Renaissance provide the basis for this alternative conceptualization of adolescence.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)875-888
Number of pages14
Issue number72
StatePublished - Dec 1 1983


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