adolescence

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adolescence

noun adulescentia, immaturity, juvenility, minority, nonage, puberty, pubescence, puerility, youth
See also: nonage

ADOLESCENCE, persons. That age which follows puberty and precedes the age of majority; it commences for males at fourteen, and for females at twelve years completed, and continues till twenty-one years complete.

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Glaucoma can appear in late childhood or early adolescence and eye cataracts occur in 50-85% of those with the condition.
Washington, December 18 ( ANI ): A study conducted in India has concluded that the death of a father can have long-term effects on a child's later success in life and can be particularly harmful if the father passes away during a child's late childhood or early adolescence.
It covers structural brain development in late childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood; changes in connectivity and their relationship to development in the cognitive domain; social and emotional development, including the development of social information processing, models of social behavior, aggression, and individual differences in social behavior; and how genes and environment work together to influence brain growth and behavior.
He became a novice monk in late childhood and studied Theology at the Sofia Seminary.
In late childhood, this disease destroyed both sides of her amygdala, which is composed of two structures the shape and size of almonds, one on each side of the brain.
SELF-REGULATED LEARNING, SELF-EFFICACY BELIEFS AND PERFORMANCE DURING THE LATE CHILDHOOD
Their topics include children, depression, and essential fatty acids; potential explanations, shared risk factors, and directions for research regarding depression co-morbidity among children, how dimensions of parenting are related to cognitive and interpersonal vulnerability factors to depression in youth; depression vulnerability in middle and late childhood and its relationship with gender, self-competence, and coping; the importance of identifying child and adolescent depression in the medical setting; and depression in children with Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
2005) attempted to determine whether BPb levels measured at early or late childhood were more strongly related to IQ scores.
Hepatitis A and B vaccines, while quite safe, could be given at any time from before preschool or deferred until late childhood or adolescence with minimal, but not zero, risk.
This paper adds to the evidence supporting the promotion of prolonged breastfeeding for the improvement of lung volume in late childhood, conclude the authors.
In late childhood and early adolescence, a percentage of these children disengage from school, start to associate with deviant peers, exhibit increasingly risky behaviors, and engage in delinquent behavior.
Often they develop in late childhood, early adolescence or early childhood (although they can develop at any age), sometimes in response to a frightening event.