The growth pattern of adolescence is as follows:
- Physical development: Adolescence is a period of rapid physical growth and development.
- Sexual development: Adolescence is a period of sexual maturity. Adolescents start forming friendships with same sex members and feel attracted towards the opposite sex.
- Cognitive development: Adolescence is a period of curiosity and adolescents are curious to learn about new things.
- Emotional instability: Adolescence is a period during which emotions are heightened and adolescents tend to be highly emotional.