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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

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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Many studies highlight the positive effects of social support on health.8-10 They indicate that receiving sufficient social support has positive results which contribute to the improvements in adolescent's health, have a positive effect on the adaptation process of the adolescent to motherhood.6
Nutritional status of adolescent girls was determined based on anthropometric measurements.
Chang and Krishnakumar (2013) examined associations among adolescent personality traits, Confucian values, parenting styles and aggressive behaviors in South Korean families in a sample of 361 parents and their adolescents.
Adolescent health needs intensify in humanitarian and fragile settings.
It provides high-quality health care that can be accessed in a timely manner, acceptable, appropriate and effective for adolescents, in cooperation with other key stakeholders, which include the family, community, school, government and private institutions."
Independent sample t test was used to determine the differences between the scores on Beck Depression Inventory-II Beck Anxiety Inventory and Coping Strategies Questionnaire of early and late adolescent groups.
In this study adolescents were least interested in taking any immunization service (0.8%) which was also noted in study by Shah NK (2005) in which he stressed on the needs for adolescent immunization along with the IAP vaccination schedule.
Therefore, depending on the age of the pregnant adolescent, her cognitive skills may still be developing.
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.
Both adolescent and parent religiosity were found to be negatively correlated with alcohol use, drug use, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and low well-being.
Fears about diabetes complications, awareness of declines in disease management, and fewer opportunities to directly validate the adequacy of the adolescent's diabetes management may heighten parental anxiety about separation.
The 'We the Future' drive aims at raising awareness about the role that adolescents can play in Pakistan.

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