Well that puts a lot of things in perspective.
“New guidance for psychologists will acknowledge that adolescence now effectively runs up until the age of 25 for the purposes of treating young people. So is this the new cut-off point for adulthood?
“”The idea that suddenly at 18 you’re an adult just doesn’t quite ring true,” says child psychologist Laverne Antrobus, who works at London’s Tavistock Clinic.
“”My experience of young people is that they still need quite a considerable amount of support and help beyond that age.”
“Child psychologists are being given a new directive which is that the age range they work with is increasing from 0-18 to 0-25.”
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