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Shameem Akhtar: To learn is to be free. ACT for Youth - Adolescence - Adolescent Identity Development. The development of a strong and stable sense of self is widely considered to be one of the central tasks of adolescence [1].

ACT for Youth - Adolescence - Adolescent Identity Development

Despite the fact that identity development occurs throughout one's lifetime, adolescence is the first time that individuals begin to think about how our identity may affect our lives [2]. During adolescence, we are much more self-conscious about our changing identities than at any other stage in our lives [3].