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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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This is a special period that influences the adolescent's current and future health, depending on their chosen set of behavior and life styles.1,2 The World Health Organization (2014) identifies adolescence as the period between 10-19 years.3 Adolescent pregnancy is generally unintended and occurs due to early marriage or early sexual intercourse.
A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted in slums of Dibrugarh town of Assam among adolescent girls in the age group of 10-19 years for a period of 6 months from June to November 2016.
Family environment provides a durable foundation of support for the development of an adolescent's personality.
The leading cause of death for younger adolescent girls aged 10-14 years are lower respiratory infections, such as pneumonia-often a result of indoor air pollution from cooking with dirty fuels.
She also stated that the staff providing the service have undergone extensive training to ensure it is delivered by experts and specialist consultants in adolescent health.
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.
(2006) on 400 adolescent girls aged 10-19 years, the most morbid conditions found was inadequate oral hygiene (55.4%) and least common was ear discharge (7%) among Indian slum girls.
For the pregnant adolescent, her pregnancy supersedes high school graduation as the benchmark for her being viewed as an adult.
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.
The Minister urged upon media and the civil society to play their positive role in timely identification of wrong doings in violation of the Punjab Adolescent Strategy.
Adolescent Religiosity as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Parental Religiosity and Adolescent Health Outcomes
Parents of youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D) are especially confronted with numerous additional challenges that may evoke separation anxiety during adolescent years.
ISLAMABAD -- The Ministry of Human Rights in collaboration with Unicef launched a campaign to highlight the achievements of outstanding Pakistani adolescents who have worked hard to accomplish their dreams and inspire other young people.
This article assesses how far health care financing approaches that seek to provide universal coverage work for adolescents, by asking (and suggesting answers for) some important questions.
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