Descriptor English: Adolescent
Descriptor Spanish: Adolescente
Descriptor adolescente
Entry term(s) adolescencia
Scope note: Persona con una edad entre 13 y 18 años.
Descriptor Portuguese: Adolescente
Descriptor French: Adolescent
Entry term(s): Adolescence
Adolescent, Female
Adolescent, Male
Adolescents, Female
Adolescents, Male
Female Adolescent
Female Adolescents
Male Adolescent
Male Adolescents
Tree number(s): M01.060.057
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A person 13 to 18 years of age.
Annotation: almost always check tag: NIM; see Manual Chapter 9
Allowable Qualifiers: LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PH physiology
Entry Combination: psychology:Psychology, Adolescent
Related: Minors MeSH
DeCS ID: 29315
Unique ID: D000293
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Adolescent - Preferred
Concept UI M0000462
Scope note A person 13 to 18 years of age.
Preferred term Adolescent
Entry term(s) Adolescents
Adolescence - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000461
Scope note The period of life beginning with the appearance of secondary sex characteristics and terminating with the cessation of somatic growth. The years usually referred to as adolescence lie between 13 and 18 years of age.
Preferred term Adolescence
Teens - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000467
Preferred term Teens
Entry term(s) Teen
Youth - Broader
Concept UI M0000466
Preferred term Youth
Entry term(s) Youths
Adolescents, Female - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000463
Preferred term Adolescents, Female
Entry term(s) Adolescent, Female
Female Adolescent
Female Adolescents
Adolescents, Male - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000464
Preferred term Adolescents, Male
Entry term(s) Adolescent, Male
Male Adolescent
Male Adolescents

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