Year: 1992 Source: Adolescent Psychiatry, v.18, (1992), p.131-155 SIEC No: 19920339

The author undertakes an extensive discussion of the late adolescent period. Sugar begins by defining late adolescence as “the final stage of the adolescent process”. He then discusses, among other things, biological aspects, developmental tasks, psychic structure, & the incidence of psychiatric difficulties during this period. 3 case examples, including that of a suicidal college freshman, are used as illustration. (44 refs.)