Adolescent (age group)

Known as: teenagers, Adolescent Youth, teenager 
A juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity; in the state of development between puberty and maturity.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To construct growth curves for school-aged children and adolescents that accord with the WHO Child Growth Standards for… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents has dramatically increased. There may be vulnerable periods for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Childhood obesity, epidemic in the United States, has been accompanied by an increase in the prevalence of type 2… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
To successfully negotiate the developmental transition between youth and adulthood, adolescents must maneuver this often… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To assess adolescents' perceptions about factors influencing their food choices and eating behaviors. DESIGN Data… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Structural maturation of fiber tracts in the human brain, including an increase in the diameter and myelination of axons, may… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVES To test the hypothesis that in a healthy pediatric population body mass index (BMI) (kilograms per meter square) is a… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Although most individuals pass through adolescence without excessively high levels of "storm and stress," many do experience… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The existence of depression in children and adolescents is well established, but debate remains about the phenomenology of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The formula GFR = kL/Pcr can be used to estimate GFR in infants, children, and adolescents who have grossly normal body habitus… (More)
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