Developing teen

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Jump to content. The ages from 15 to 18 are an exciting time of life. But these years can be challenging for teens and their parents. Emotions can change quickly as teens learn to deal with school, their friends, and adult expectations.

Teen Development

Adolescence ( years old) | CDC

This is a time of changes for how teenagers think, feel, and interact with others, and how their bodies grow. Most girls will be physically mature by now, and most will have completed puberty. Boys might still be maturing physically during this time. Your teen might have concerns about her body size, shape, or weight. Eating disorders also can be common, especially among girls.

The Teen Brain: 7 Things to Know

As a teenager, you go through many physical, mental, emotional, and social changes. The biggest change is puberty , the process of becoming sexually mature. It usually happens between ages 10 and 14 for girls and ages 12 and 16 for boys.
Physical changes in puberty include:. Physical changes include:. Now that your child is a teenager, you might notice that your child shows strong feelings and intense emotions at different times. As your child moves through puberty, these emotional mood swings will begin to settle.