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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 project will provide avenues for adolescents and their communities to strengthen dialogue in decision-making processes on matters affecting their lives under the recommendations of committee.
Improving the way health systems serve adolescents is just one part of improving their health," says Dr Anthony Costello, Director, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, WHO.
Relatively small investments focused on adolescents now will not only result in healthy and empowered adults who thrive and contribute positively to their communities, but it will also result in healthier future generations, yielding enourmous returns.
In pilot study through purposive sampling 40 participants were recruited (early adolescents boys=10; early adolescents girls=10 late adolescents boys=10; late adolescent girls).
When it comes to consultation about health problems, the adolescent prefer to take help from a relative or friend rather than a health provider.
Childbirth educators can ask the pregnant adolescent about her academic performance before her pregnancy.
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.
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.
Effective interaction and excessive criticism may lead parent adolescent relationship in either better relationship or conflict.
FAMILY DECISION MAKING/RULE CONSTRUCTION AND ADOLESCENT INPUT
A stepped intervention in primary care practices can improve rates of immunization and well-child visits among urban adolescents at high risk for poor health outcomes.

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