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McKenzie_6e_PPT_CH08 - Adolescents, Young Adults, and...

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Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults Chapter 8 KIN 4601 Fall 2010 Deborah S. Dailey, MS
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15-24 yrs. old; very important because they are the future Adults 25-64-most productive years, complete formal education, ppl select their careers identify what are the risk for there groups and come up with a program Two subgroups Puberty to maturity– Adolescents: hormoal changes, physical changes, health issues that surround that, time to be tempted to a lot of risky behavior Young adults – physical and lifestyle choices, emotional changes, education changes.
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This stage in life can be the most difficult due to: - Increase freedom & temptation -Life style challenges -More access to health comprising substance and experience A critical stage in developing good health ©SW Productions/Jupiterimages
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Demography Number of Adolescents and Young Adults– Peaked at 21% in 1979 with baby boomers; in 2005 the number was just over 14%; ~66% were white Living Arrangements–
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course KIN 4601 taught by Professor Debradailey during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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