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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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2 -- color) Ron (Rupert Grint), left, and Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) learn the full meaning of adolescence in their fourth year at Hogwarts.
Negative life events as an account of age-related differences in the genetic aetiology of depression in childhood and adolescence.
The modern study of adolescence really began in 1904 by G.
Adolescents, then, there were, at least in Italy, France, and England; and adolescence, as well, a stage of life sitting between childhood (pueritia), an age extending to anywhere between ten and fourteen, and youth (iuventus), an age commencing in the early to mid-twenties.
One popular knee-jerk defense for this behavior is the absurd and self-pitying notion that gay men were denied an adolescence and therefore have the right to act like teenagers well into their 40s.
They say the first stage, early adolescence, can now begin as early as the age of nine, when kids can see their body changing.
Going steady in early adolescence was linked as well to having sex as a young teen.
We also know that during adolescence changes occur in the regions of the brain involved in modulating drug reinforcement, so it cannot be assumed that factors precipitating alcohol use or abuse are the same in adolescence as in adulthood.
Individual changes during early adolescence encompass intellectual, physiological, emotional and social dimensions.
But between a cover story in Newsweek magazine on "gamma girls," (1) ("truly nice" adolescent girls are apparently so unique they require their own moniker), a section-front article in USA Today headlined "Caught in the Catty Corner" (2) and the release of such books as Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence (Crown Publishers, 2002), it's easy to assume that today's teenage girls navigate such an obstacle course of sex, cruelty and self-esteem issues it's miraculous any emerge with their physical and emotional health intact.
Nevertheless, the dominant discourse on teen affairs is one of never-ending crisis--a sort of campfire parade of ghoulish shadowplay projected onto adolescence.
Adolescence has been published in Deerfield Beach, Florida since 1990 by A & D Communications, a division of Health Communications, Inc.
In recent years, the number of empirical studies examining attachment in adolescence has grown considerably, with most focusing on individual difference in attachment security.
Washington, July 25 ( ANI ): Regular use of marijuana during adolescence may permanently impair brain function and cognition, and may increase the risk of developing serious psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia in adulthood, a new study has revealed.