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Welcome to Caring for teens and adolescents

Watch this video to learn more about the developmental phase during adolescence.

In the next step you will find a short article that provides a brief illustration of what typical adolescent development looks like for individuals between 10-19 years of age.

References
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– Gardner, M., & Steinberg, L. (2005). Peer influence on risk taking, risk preference, and risky decision making in adolescence and adulthood: An experimental study. Developmental Psychology, 41(4), 625–635.
– Romer, D. (2010). Adolescent risk taking, impulsivity, and brain development: Implications for prevention. Developmental Psychobiology, 52(3), 263–276.
– Spear, L. (2008). The psychobiology of adolescence. Authoritative Communities, 263–280.
– White, A. M. (2009). Understanding adolescent brain development and its implications for the clinician. Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews, 20(1), 73–90.
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