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Three leading causes of death in adolescents?
Accidents, assault, suicide
Define puberty?
Physical change between childhood and adulthood
Define adolescence?
Time btwn sexual maturation and attainment of adult roles and responsibilities
Endocrine changes in puberty?
Growth hormone, Gonadal hormones (FSH, LH), adrenal hormons (DHEAs, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHT, skin and hair changes)
Gender and growth spurts?
can last 24-36 hours, Girls start two years before guys, girls PHV in Tanner 2-3, Boys PHV in Tanner 3-4
Growth and Menarche?
One year after PHV(one year after breast budding), only 1-2 inches of growth after menarche, average age is 12 and 8 months
Clinical reasons to do Tanner stages?
Diagnose abnormal ouberty, predict events, patient education, Correlating lab findings, Sports participation
Adolescent developmental obsessions?
4 B's, body, belonging, becoming, breaking away, and sexuality, identity
Psychosocial development: Early adolescence?
Middle school years, first effort at separation from family, same sex peers, first interests in sex
Psychosocial development: Middle adolescence?
Highschool years, peak of parental struggles, self involved in all relationships, increased invovement with opposite sex
Psychosocial development: Late adolescence?
Post highschool, Firmer sense of identity, maturation
Psychosocial development: completion of adolescence?
self sufficient,: emotionally physically and financially
Interdependent, family with boundries, new family, community
Cold cognition?
Thinking under low arousal, adult level thinking
Hot cognotion?
Thinking under conditions of high arouseal and calm emotions
Gender and depression?
Girls mor depressed than guys
Psychosicial screening?
HEADS: Home, Education(educational rerformane), Eating, activities, affect/anxiety, Drugs, sexuality, safety
Phisical manifestations of stress?
Fatigue, malaise, headache, GI symptoms, fainting, dizziness
Behavioral Manifestations of Stress?
Mood changes, irritability, changes in eating/sleeping, parent teen conflict, alterations in social abilities, risk taking, substance abuse