Flashcards - Adolescent Growth and Development

Flashcards - Adolescent Growth and Development
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self-concept
One's self-concept is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance, gender roles, sexuality, and racial identity
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gender identity
Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender
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gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
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obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health
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obesity
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health
gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
gender identity
Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender
self-concept
One's self-concept is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance, gender roles, sexuality, and racial identity
Adolescent sexual development
Adolescent sexuality is sexual feelings, behavior and development in adolescents and a stage of human sexuality
egocentrism
Egocentrism is the inability to differentiate between self and other
values
Reference ranges for blood tests are sets of values used by a health professional to interpret a set of medical test results from blood samples
puberty
Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction

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