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preadolescence

(prē′ăd-l-ĕs′əns)
n.
The period of childhood just before the onset of puberty, often designated as between the ages of 10 and 12 in girls and 11 and 13 in boys.

pre′ad·o·les′cent adj. & n.
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First, generalization of results is limited to preadolescent children in the participating site.
Researchers proposed a relationship between child problem behaviors and critical parenting behaviors, mediated by parenting stress, in a cross-sectional sample of preadolescent youth with T1D.
These theoretical aspects that have been presented in a synthetic manner allow us to make a psychological investigation aimed at investigating some of the personal safety features in preadolescents in order to develop better programs for preventing the chronicity of behavioral manifestations in preadolescents.
In the Talk 'n' Time curriculum, high school peers delivered manualized intervention to preadolescent participants.
In the present study out of the total 187 preadolescent boys recruited, a group of 100 were vegetarians and age matched group consisting of 87 boys were non vegetarians.
Treatment follows the same algorithms as adolescent acne, with the caveat that most preadolescent therapy is off label, since, until quite recently, nearly all treatment studies were restricted to patients aged 12 years and older.
Keywords: preadolescent occupational aspirations, career self-efficacy, gender stereotypes
Fifteen (26%) of these subjects were preadolescents aged 9-12 years, and 43 (74%) were adolescents aged 13-18 years.
I'm in favor of the preadolescent platform, but I don't think that changing the MCV4 to age 15-16 [years] would appreciably diminish that platform.
The design of the JJ strikes a balance between being playful enough for younger children, but "dignified" enough for older and preadolescent patients who would be mortified to sit on a "SpongeBob"-inspired chair.
By querying both students with and without BD we hoped to establish a unique snapshot of bullying as seen through the eyes of preadolescent and adolescent students.
Mazzarella; "Nobody, Somebody, Everybody: Ballet, Girlhood, Class, Femininity and Comics in 1950s Britain," by Mel Gibson; "The Embodiment of Friendship, Power, and Marginalization in a Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Class Preadolescent U.