adolescence is defined as a period dominated by the goal of achieving emotional separation from parents and the conflict of separation versus reunion. Early adolescence is moreover, the period of psychosocial development that begins with the onset of puberty and ends around 18 years of age, often with graduation from high school.
memories of actual incidents that patients recall from their childhood. It is a personality assessment technique in which our earliest memories, whether of real events or fantasies , are assumed to reveal the primary interest of our life. Adlerians use this information to make inferences about current behavior of children or adults.