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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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Similarly, after statistical adjustment, adolescents in the intervention group were a significant 1.
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At discharge from the hospital, 40% of adolescent mothers were breast-feeding, compared with 72% of adult mothers.
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Promoting public and professional understanding of the impact of adolescent substance use disorders upon families, schools, juvenile justice, peer influences, and the overall health and emotional wellness of the adolescent;
During the meeting, panelists identified the most important harms associated with each substance and then rated how relevant the harm was to seventh and eighth graders, taking into account their probable exposure to the substance and adolescent characteristics that affect their responsiveness to different types of information.
One participant described the relationship between emotional dependence and sex for adolescent women confronted with a multitude of problems in different domains of their life in the following way:
These standards provide simple yet powerful steps that countries both rich and poor can immediately take to improve the health and wellbeing of their adolescents, reflecting the stronger focus on adolescents in the new Global Strategy for Women s, Children s and Adolescents Health that was launched in New York in September, says Dr Anthony Costello, Director of Maternal, Children s and Adolescents Health at WHO.
Andrea Boccelli, Publisher, added, "Elsevier is pleased to support making the scientific research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health more accessible and understandable to teens and their parents.
The Minister said, adolescents go through transition period between childhood and adult hood.
and they filled out questionnaires measuring demographic information, parent religiosity, adolescent religiosity, risk behaviors, and emotional health.

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