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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
2017
Highly Cited
2017
  • Leandra Ziad A Zargar Abdul Niveen M Benjamin Cecilia Robe Abarca-Gómez Abdeen Hamid Abu-Rmeileh Acosta-Cazar, Leandra Abarca-Gómez, M. Ezzati
  • The Lancet
  • 2017
  • Corpus ID: 3587483
Review
2012
Review
2012
CONTEXT The prevalence of childhood obesity increased in the 1980s and 1990s but there were no significant changes in prevalence… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
  • L. Steinberg
  • Developmental review : DR
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 11588775
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… 
Review
2006
Review
2006
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents and obesity in adults in the United States has increased over… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
CONTEXT The prevalence of overweight among children in the United States increased between 1976-1980 and 1988-1994, but estimates… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • J. Arnett
  • The American psychologist
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 9958681
Emerging adulthood is proposed as a new conception of development for the period from the late teens through the twenties, with a… 
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • L. Spear
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 14686245
Review
2000
Review
2000
BACKGROUND Understanding the factors that influence physical activity can aid the design of more effective interventions… 
Review
1997
Review
1997
CONTEXT The main threats to adolescents' health are the risk behaviors they choose. How their social context shapes their…