Choose one of the following topics to discuss:
- Does child psychological development follow the same path as child physical development? Include citations from at least two scholarly sources to support your discussion.
- Does adolescent psychological development follow the same path as adolescent physical development? Include citations from at least two scholarly sources to support your discussion.
I do not think that a child's psychological development and physical development follow the same path because a child that suffers from a mental health disorder may be delayed in some areas and still physically develop at a normal rate. On the other side, "a person who is extremely intelligent and does not have any have type of psychological disorder may have some type of physical development issues". (2) This being said, each child physically develops and psychologically develop at ...
Children do not develop physically and developmentally at the same rate based on physical and mental disorders or delays. There are many things that can affect a child's development whether it is developmental or physical.