chapter  10
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ADOLESCENCE: Struggling through the doldrums

There is at this present time a world-wide interest in adolescence and the problems of the adolescent. In almost all countries there are adolescent groups that make themselves evident in some way or other. Many studies of this phase of development are being made, and there has arisen a new literature, either of autobiography written by the young, or of novels that deal with the lives of teenage boys and girls. It is safe to assume that there is a connection between this development in our social awareness and the special social conditions of the times we live in.