Adultez emergente: na fronteira entre a adolescência e a adultez


  • Sara Monteiro Universidade de Coimbra
  • José Tavares Universidade Católica de Lovain
  • Anabela Pereira Universidade de Hull



Adultez emergente, Período desenvolvimental, Transição para a adultez.



A teoria da adultez emergente, de Jeffrey Arnett, tem sido apresentada como uma grelha compreensiva, útil na conceitualização do período desenvolvimental, que decorre entre os 18 e os 25 anos de idade. De acordo com a teoria, este período apresenta características específicas que o tornam distinto dos períodos desenvolvimentais da adolescência e da adultez e é marcado, predominantemente, pela exploração da identidade, pela instabilidade, pelo autofocus, pela vivência do sentimento


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Biografia do Autor

Sara Monteiro, Universidade de Coimbra

Doutora em Psicologia pela Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal). Pós-Doutoranda
em Psicologia na Universidade de Aveiro e na Universidade de Coimbra.


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MONTEIRO, S.; TAVARES, J.; PEREIRA, A. Adultez emergente: na fronteira entre a adolescência e a adultez. Revista @mbienteeducação, São Paulo, v. 2, n. 1, p. 129–137, 2018. DOI: 10.26843/v2.n1.2009.545.p129 - 137. Disponível em: Acesso em: 30 nov. 2023.