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Synonyms for adolescence

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Synonyms for adolescence

the time of life between childhood and maturity

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Words related to adolescence

the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood

in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood

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"Our findings suggest that the use of oral contraceptives during adolescence may have an enduring effect on a woman's risk for depression -- even years after she stops using them," a coauthor said in a statement.
However, a small proportion of children have atypically high physical aggression problems into adolescence, which may put them at increased risk for violent crime, social maladjustment, and alcohol and drug abuse.
* Naushina Rahman: Elgin High, Social Studies History/Young Adolescence and Young Adulthood.
For example, findings have shown signs of consilience between human adolescents and rodent models of adolescence when comparable assessment measures of alcohol sensitivity and consequences were used.
Among a number of contributing factors, researchers cite the rise of smart-phones as one reason for this extended adolescence. "The ubiquity of smartphones has teens and preteens today living out a huge portion of their lives online, which would explain the significant dip in their social lives outside of their homes," said Vogue writer Patricia Garcia (2018).
Young women and men often carry lifestyle and health risks from adolescence into pregnancy, they added, even if this happens in their 20s or 30s.
Physiological striae atrophicae of adolescence, also known as physiological striae atrophicae of puberty, occur mainly in healthy, nonobese individuals at around puberty in association with the adolescent growth spurt.
Breast cancer, which affects 1 in 8 women in the U.S., may have its beginnings during adolescence. This is the time when the number of cells is increasing rapidly and when breast tissue may be especially vulnerable to substances that can cause cancer in later life.
Adolescence is a period suited for social and cultural learning; according to Wallon (1), the role of adolescence is to enable the individuals to discover and to develop their own system of social values (ethical, cultural, professional values) through self-awareness and identity assertion.
[6] Increase in adiposity as indicated by BMI, waist circumference (WC), and waist to hip ratio is considered to be a significant risk factor for T2DM in childhood and adolescence. However, not much has been reported about the effect of body fat mass on the blood glucose level and the effect of growing age during adolescence on the association of fat with the blood glucose level in the Indian population.
"Adolescence is a key developmental period for both obesity and depression, so we thought it significant to look at the onset of these disorders at an early age," says Naomi Marmorstein, an associate professor of psychology at Rutgers-Camden.
THE Supreme Council for Women's (SCW) eighth training course "Dealing with adolescence crises - diagnosis and treatment" concluded.
Manama, September 13th (BNA) --Within the Assisting Support Programme of the Guidance and Counselling Department at the Centre for Supporting Women, the Supreme Council for Women concluded its eighth training course entitled "Dealing with Adolescence Crises -- Diagnosis and Treatment" within a series of training courses along the year, with a training course per month.
People who have depression during adolescence are about two to three times more likely than others to experience a range of adverse outcomes during the following decade, including poor overall health, such as psychological distress; poor social suppor; heavy drinking; and smoking, a study has shown.