DOI link for Epilogue
The epilogue is intended to highlight some of the current and evolving concerns for children and adolescents. This section includes issues of continuing or emerging interest, including a brief discussion of identity development in youth, including gender identity, sexual identity, and racial and ethnic identity, the impact of digital technology on child development, and the experience of young people growing up in an increasingly global society. A case example highlights the unique experience of youth affected by war and displacement. In addition, issues related to access and quality of mental health services for youth are also presented.