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Adolescent and emerging adult problems are usually categorized as either:

A. overt or covert.

B. latent or hidden.

C. externalizing or internalizing.

D. neurotic or psychotic.

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Answer: C. externalizing or internalizing.

In adolescent development, there are two types of problems. They are internalizing and externalizing problems. Internalizing problems are problems that primarily affect the internal world of a person. Examples of internalizing problems are anxiety, depression, eating disorders, etc. Externalizing problems on the other hand are problems that create difficulties in the external world of a person. These problems include fighting, risky driving, delinquency, and unprotected sex.

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