Adolescents Living with HIV in India — The Clock is Ticking

  title={Adolescents Living with HIV in India — The Clock is Ticking},
  author={Sarvode N Mothi and V. H. T. Swamy and Mamatha Murad Lala and Sylvia Karpagam and Raman R Gangakhedkar},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
The term “Adolescence” literally means “to emerge” or “to attain identity” and is essentially the period of rapid physical and psychological development starting from the onset of puberty to complete growth. All adolescents go through a myriad of physical, psychological, neurobehavioural, hormonal and social developmental changes. Given the social taboos often surrounding puberty, the lives of millions of adolescents worldwide are at risk because they do not have the information, skills, health… 

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