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Synonyms for adolescent

Synonyms for adolescent

a young person, usually between the ages of 13 and 19

Synonyms for adolescent

a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

being of the age 13 through 19

displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

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in the state of development between puberty and maturity

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He says positive early childhood interventions and experiences facilitate optimal development as young children become adolescents.
Relatively small investments focused on adolescents now will not only result in healthy and empowered adults who thrive and contribute positively to their communities, but it will also result in healthier future generations, yielding enormous returns.
Road injuries top cause of death of adolescents, disproportionately affecting boys
The findings also suggest early and late adolescents each attempt to cope with stressors in a variety of ways that become more diverse and adaptive with development through the adolescent years.
1997) in Kaniyambadi Block of NorthArcot district of Tamil Nadu(India), the leading complaints among adolescents were general fatigue, palpitations, backache and abdominal pain.
Childbirth educators can also suggest pregnant adolescents read a book by Deborah Davis (2004) entitled You Look Too Young to be a Mom: Teen Mothers Speak Out on Love, Learning, and Success.
While it is recognized that addressing all the rights of adolescents would be crucial for the progress and development of the country, based on the series of consultations and available data about the situation of adolescents in Pakistan and Punjab in particular, the Punjab Adolescent Strategy & Strategic Plan 2013-17 focuses on economic empowerment of adolescents, their education, health, social and others issues.
LAHORE -- Punjab Minister for Education and Youth Affairs Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan officially launched the Punjab Adolescent Strategy & Strategic Plan 2013-17, here on Saturday.
Authors emphasize the importance of parent-child communication and of parents encouraging adolescents to explore their personal religious values.
The researchers recruited 23 adolescents and at least one of their parents, although both were invited.
There seems to be a need to develop mutual understanding, enhancing relationships and collaborative problem solving for both parents and adolescents.
Early adolescence has been described as a significant developmental transition that requires parents and adolescents to renegotiate their relationship in order to accommodate changes that involve adolescents' physical maturation as well as competencies in the cognitive, social, and emotional areas (Baumrind, 1991a, 1991b, 1991c; Collins, Gleason, & Sesma, 1997; Smetana, 2005).
A stepped intervention in primary care practices can improve rates of immunization and well-child visits among urban adolescents at high risk for poor health outcomes.
The decision to increase from the current 13 to 25 centers was taken in order to reach more adolescents in different areas.
Topics discussed include interactions between hospital pediatricians and adolescents, factors influencing adolescents' health, attachment and depression in adolescence, and a crisis intervention model for adolescents presenting somatic complaints in emergency psychiatry.
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