Today's adolescent: Addressing existential dread

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Adolescents, especially those who are gifted, may be susceptible to existential dread. It is suggested here that a team approach be used to implement the following solutions: (a) nourish students socially, (b) work toward acceptance of giftedness and teach methods of enhancing emotional development, (c) provide philosophical nurturance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)402-408
Number of pages7
JournalAdolescence
Volume34
Issue number134
StatePublished - Jun 1 1999

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Today's adolescent : Addressing existential dread. / Ellsworth, J'Anne.

In: Adolescence, Vol. 34, No. 134, 01.06.1999, p. 402-408.

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