Adolescence: physical changes and neurological development

Best, Olivia and Ban, Sasha (2021) Adolescence: physical changes and neurological development. British Journal of Nursing, 30 (5). pp. 272-275. ISSN 0966-0461

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2021.30.5.272

Abstract

This article provides a brief overview of adolescence. It highlights the key physical changes related to puberty and identifies the latest understanding of neurological development in young people. It is also recognised, within the article, that this period of rapid change can have an impact on social and emotional wellbeing. There are conditions that typically have an onset during adolescence, examples of this are offered. The term ‘adolescence’ is used to describe the stage of development and growth and ‘young people’ is used throughout to refer to the individuals.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
B700 Nursing
B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2021 10:29
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2021 16:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/45496

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