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Synonyms for adolescence

Synonyms for adolescence

the time of life between childhood and maturity

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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Adolescence was downplayed as formative in the development of homosexuality, while infancy and early childhood were attributed with enhanced significance.
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.
Dr Azzopardi said young women and men often carry lifestyle and health risks from adolescence into pregnancy, even if this happens in their 20s or 30s.
Significant hip deformities affect around 1 in 500 children and slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disease of adolescence.
Given that none of these reactions is recommended, parents should know that adolescence is normally marked by acute critical phenomena (3).
Statistical Analysis: Mean and SD were calculated for independent and dependent variables after grouping the study participants into early adolescence (<13 years), middle adolescence (14-16 years), and late adolescence (17-20 years) groups.
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.
considers the cultural construction of adolescence, looking at what shaped the creation of adolescence in developmental psychological terms at the turn of the twentieth century, what material practices came about with new scientific ideas of adolescence, why the developmental construct is resistant to critique and change, and what current ideas must change for society to rethink adolescence.
Nicotine exposure during adolescence alters the rules for prefrontal cortical synaptic plasticity during adulthood.
Further analysis indicated more prevalence of conflict at early adolescence among both genders.
Among males, an elevated body mass index during adolescence was a strong predictor of angiography-proven coronary heart disease in young adulthood.
Tirosh and his associates analyzed data on 37,674 male military personnel followed prospectively for a mean of 17 years, starting at about age 25, and whose BMI during adolescence was tracked retrospectively.
Epstein's in-depth exploration of the phenomenon we call adolescence challenges many of the assumptions we hold about young people in society, including the basic assumption that the period known as adolescence is somehow inevitably difficult.