By: Patricia Gail Bray, PhD The month of May is usually a joyful time. Mother’s Day. High school prom. End-of-year concerts and theater performances.
End-of-school parties. Graduations. The beginning of summer. There is a natural arc to the end of an academic year, and this pattern continues in many ways throughout our lives, even as adults.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all adolescents at a critical time in their development. Early adolescence brings the onset of puberty and brain development, which scientists regard as a transformative maturation process.Read more on psychologytoday.com