Psychology’s Lisa Damour explains teenage girl behavior in new book

lisa-damourOn Feb. 9, Lisa Damour, clinical instructor of psychology, released her book, Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood.

The book, which was profiled on a recent edition of “CBS This Morning,” explains why teenage girls act the way they do, breaking down the seven transitions in a girl’s life that turn her into a grown up.

Those seven transitions each are described in a chapter of the book:

  • Parting with Childhood
  • Joining a New Tribe
  • Harnessing Emotions
  • Contending with Adult Authority
  • Planning for the Future
  • Entering the Romantic World
  • Caring for Herself

 The book was published by Random House and is available for purchase now.