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What are some developmental milestones for teenagers?

Developmental milestones for teenagers include the following:
  • socialization
  • rapidly changing body image
  • need for privacy
  • increasing independence and responsibility
  • struggle to develop self identity
  • use of deductive reasoning and abstract thought
This content originally appeared on the Alliance for Kids website.

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