adolescent : Definition, Usages, News and More

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a duh le suhnt

  • n  a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
  • a  relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
    adolescent problems
  • s  being of the age 13 through 19
  • s  displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    adolescent insecurity
  • s  in the state of development between puberty and maturity
    adolescent boys and girls

  • Your adolescent may tell you he knows it all, so next time you're driving him to band practice, ask what kids do at parties or what he thinks of sexual images he sees on TV or in .
  • In fact, it's the experts in adolescent development who wax most emphatic about the value of family meals, for it's in the teenage years that this daily investment pays some of its .
  • There are lots of reasons to worry about adolescent girls having sex too early, ranging from serious health risks to the likelihood that they are seeking it for the wrong reasons .
News & Articles

  • Wooton: Parental denial is a destructive force
    Most people believe that recognizing a drug problem in an adolescent during times of crisis (arrests, problems at school, defiant behavior at home, even overdose) may appear to be easy. Television dramas and reality shows make it seem ever more commonplace.
    June 19, 2013 - Pomerado Newspaper Group
  • Group Home For Girls Closing, 68 To Lose Jobs
    Nearly 70 full-time and part-time workers at a home for adolescent girls will lose their jobs when the Department of Children and Families closes Stepping Stone, a 26-bed facility in Waterbury.        
    June 18, 2013 - Hartford Courant
  • Why Craigslist's 'Casual Encounters' Is A Bad Spot To Catch Predators
    Venson Villapando had, in the words of his psychologist, a "normal" heterosexual interest in "adolescent and adult females." In 2009, he logged into Craigslist's "casual encounters" section and responded to an ad with the headline "looking to get by in hard time-w4m (hb)," where w4m stood for "woman for man" and "hb" stood for "Huntington Beach, California." The ad was posted by Detective Alan ...
    June 17, 2013 - Forbes

  • John Brumby in WA today
    One of the key challenges we've got is moving into this space earlier, tackling these issues earlier and focusing more on child and adolescent mental health issues,Mr Brumby said. "Some of the problems, like bipolar (disorder) and...
  • Richard Ayoade in Powys County Times
    Frontman Alex Turner revealed why they collaborated with Richard, saying: "He did the video for Fluorescent Adolescent, and it's just grown stronger ever since."
  • Leland Yee in San Jose Mercury News
    Adolescent impulse control, planning and critical thinking skills are still not yet fully developed,said Yee. "Children have an extraordinary capacity for rehabilitation."

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