What constitutes a successful contemporary coming of age?
What constitutes a successful contemporary coming of age?
Document number : 152501
Created by: Anna Windress, 2014-06-25
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2017-11-13 Verified: 2018-05-12
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

This project will investigate opinions regarding barriers and enablers to successful transition from childhood to adulthood. It will focus on the tasks of adolescence, such as: change in dependence of the family of origin; pursuing a vocational goal; achieving a mature level of sexuality; and achieving a realistic and positive self image.

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Professor , James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Townsville, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27
Individual Self-esteem and Transition to Adolescence with Respect (ISTAR) international research network
http://istar.ws/

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Contemporary Coming of Age: Implications for Health, Education, and Social Stability

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2014-02-24

4. Outcome

Publications from this project

  1. Boras, Sweden: Individual Self-esteem and Transition to Adolescence with Respect (ISTAR); 2017.
  2. Windress A, Gunnarsson R.
    Boras, Sweden: Enablers and barriers for successful transition from childhood to adulthood – 3rd biannual international ISTAR conference; 2017.

What constitutes a successful contemporary coming of age?, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/152501