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Stages of adolescence

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Anonymous 35931

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8 Feb 2023, 16:45

Hello to all 

I would like to know what are the stages of development of adolescence according to the recognized international references. The lancet classifies them in 2: 10-14 years and 15-19 years. However, I often see a classification according to 3 stages of development 11-14 years, 15-17 years or 18-20 years. Can we use this classification in 3 stages? 

Thank you 

Shakeel Patrus

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10 Mar 2023, 22:10

  • Early adolescence – age of 10 and 13 years.
  • Middle adolescence –age of 14 and 17 years.
  • Late adolescence –age of 18 and 19 years. This stage is also known as young adulthood.

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