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Synonyms for teen

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

Synonyms for teen

a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

being of the age 13 through 19

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Once a troubled teen herself, author Maia Szalavitz says that putting "kids who are already suffering .
While she includes evidence from several African American and working class high school yearbooks, the majority of her sources (from diaries, interviews, magazines and contemporary longitudinal studies) reveal an emerging teen identity designed by the white middle class.
The appendixes provide specific prevention messages crafted from material drawn from our teen focus groups, user Web sites, and teen magazines.
The Reseda TEEN LINE satellite, which had a soft opening in April, now allows scores of Valley volunteers to work on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays close to home.
Teen blogs offer an outlet for discussing romantic relationships and, especially for boys, disclosing hidden sides of themselves, says psychologist Sandra L.
Parents should not allow their teens to ride with other teen drivers, nor should teens be allowed to transport other teens in the first year of driving, the AAA recommended.
Of course, there's still plenty of room for further decline in the teen pregnancy rate, note Mr.
Teens can get tips on how to handle the pressures related to playing competitive sports at: http://kidshealth.
Some experts advocate educating children about the physical dangers of teen sex--unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases--while others recommend parents talk about the emotional dangers of teen sex and the lifelong scars that can result.
Research on teen pregnancy and parenthood indicates that teens are not well prepared for parenting, and are more likely to live in poverty and to interrupt their education than are older mothers (Braithwaite & Taylor, 2001) Also, the overall quality of a young mother's life is greatly compromised in comparison to the lives of young women who wait until they are older to become pregnant.
Leong directs the Teen health Initiative at the New York Civil Liberties Union.
Data analysis of focus group responses revealed major themes related to (a) motives and factors that impacted teen counselor participation; (b) increased understanding of children as a result of camp; (c) increased understanding of self as a result of camp; and (d) development of mentoring relationships with children.
Inconsistent condom use was reported by 88% of participants who started using marijuana in the late teen years, 81% of nonusers of marijuana and 77% of those who began using marijuana in their early teens.
5 million copies of the magazines are distributed to libraries and classrooms across the country and every teen reader is encouraged to send work to be considered for publication in this national teen treasure.