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ad·o·les·cent

(ad-ŏ-les'ĕnt),
1. Pertaining to adolescence.
2. A person in that stage of development.

adolescent

(ăd′l-ĕs′ənt)
adj.
Of, relating to, or undergoing adolescence.
n.
A young person who has undergone puberty but who has not reached full maturity.

adolescent

1 pertaining to adolescence.
2 one in the state or process of adolescence; a teenager.

Adolescent

A person in the period of developmental maturation between puberty and young adulthood; a teenager.

adolescent

A person in the adolescent period. See Homeless adolescent, Teenage pregnancy.

ad·o·les·cent

(ad'ŏ-les'ĕnt)
1. Pertaining to adolescence.
2. A person in that stage of development.

ad·o·les·cent

(ad'ŏ-les'ĕnt)
1. Pertaining to adolescence.
2. A person in that stage of development.
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The different challenges of adolescents were highlighted through art, songs and theatre performances, while the significance of a protective environment where all boys and girls could grow and thrive, was emphasised.
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Addressing the participants at the launching ceremony of the Punjab Adolescent Strategy & Strategic Plan 2013-17, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan said the adolescents of ages between nine to nineteen years are significant part of Pakistan's population.
and they filled out questionnaires measuring demographic information, parent religiosity, adolescent religiosity, risk behaviors, and emotional health.
Additionally, if the problem lies, for example, in the developmental characteristics of adolescents or a lack of knowledge of appropriate self-management, these factors may receive more attention than they might have after the results of the study are published.
Although literature indicates that female adolescents report comparatively less conflict, yet there are contradictory findings as well.
Parents who state their rules and expectations explicitly and who provide adolescents with a participatory role in constructing the rules that define the limits of their autonomy are likely to be viewed by adolescents as autonomy granting which in turn may contribute to harmony, rather than conflict, in parent-adolescent relationships.
showed that adolescents assigned to the intervention were 1.

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