After viewing the above materials, respond to the following:
- – What are your general thoughts on the epidemic?
- – Why is early adulthood such a crucial time for development?
- – Why might the current generation be different from past generations?
- – What role might developmental psychologists play in attempting to correct this problem?
- – In addition to the suggestions provided by the experts, how might a parent begin preventing this from occurring to their child, and when should prevention begin?