preadolescence


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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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There remains a paucity of research specifically examining the experiences of cybervictimization among minority groups in preadolescence. This study sought to address this gap by identifying the associations between minority groups and the likelihood of being a victim of cyberbullying.
We chose to study late childhood and preadolescence (individuals aged between 9 and 12 years).
Finally, the present study compared the periods of preadolescence and young adulthood, but the recruited preadolescent children were limited to ages between 10 and 12 years.
It is possible that the broader range of ages included in the current study masked an effect that is limited to the transition from preadolescence to adolescence, but further investigation is warranted.
Who hasn't in their innocent youthful preadolescence enjoyed the irreverent and nihilistic comedic trio known affectionately as The Three Stooges?
Psychotic experiences co-occur with sleep problems, negative affect and mental disorders in preadolescence. J Child Psychol Psychiatry.
Jiang Li said that China could send language trainers and experts to Pakistani schools, adding that according to a research, children were good to learn and pick new languages because the brain is more open to new sounds and patterns in preadolescence.
Childern's understanding of emotion from preschool to preadolescence".
Mucinous cystadenocarcinoma of ovary in preadolescence: An ordinary tumor but at an unexpected age.
Citation: Nawazish Naqvi et al.; "A Proliferative Burst during Preadolescence Establishes the Final Cardiomyocyte Number"; Cell, 2014; 157 (4): 795 DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.03.035
These memories were no doubt painfully revived as he watched his sons grow into embodiments of the figures that haunted his preadolescence, eliciting affection and pride as much as envy and resentment.