An eating disorder characterized by binge eating and

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An eating disorder characterized by binge eating and subsequent purging, usually byinduced vomiting and/or use of laxatives.Sexual Maturationprimary sex characteristicsThe parts of the body that are directly involved in reproduction, including the vagina,uterus, ovaries, testicles, and penis.secondary sex characteristicsPhysical traits that are not directly involved in reproduction but that indicate sexual maturity,such as a man’s beard and a woman’s breasts.Sexual problems in Adolescence
Teen births have decreased. In the United States, births to teenage mothers (aged 15 to 19)decreased 50 percent between 2007 and 2015 across race and ethnicity, with the biggest dropamong Hispanic teens (J.Martin et al., 2017)The use of “protection” has risen. Contraception, particularly condom use among adolescentboys, has increased markedly in most nations since 1990.The teen abortion rate is down.In general, the teen abortion rate in the United States hasdeclined every year since abortion became legal. The rate today is about half that of 20 yearsearlier (Kost & Henshaw, 2013), even as the rate among older women has increased.child sexual abuseAny erotic activity that arouses an adult and excites, shames, or confuses a child,whether or not the victim protests and whether or not genital contact is involvedsexually transmitted infection (STI)A disease spread by sexual contact, including syphilis, gonorrhea, genital herpes,chlamydia, and HIV.Chapter 14Ruminate,going over problems via phone, text, conversation, social media, and private, quietself-talk (as when they lie in bed, unable to sleep) about each nuance of everything they havedone, are doing, might do, and should have done if only they had thought quickly enough.adolescent egocentrismA characteristic of adolescent thinking that leads young people (ages 10 to 13) to focuson themselves to the exclusion of othersEgocentrismleads adolescents to interpret everyone else’s behavior as if it were a judgment onthem.imaginary audienceThe other people who, in an adolescent’s egocentric belief, are watching and taking noteof his or her appearance, ideas, and behavior. This belief makes many teenagers veryself-consciousPersonal fableAn aspect of adolescent egocentrism characterized by an adolescent’s belief that his or herthoughts, feelings, and experiences are unique, more wonderful, or more awful than anyoneelse’s.invincibility fableAn adolescent’s egocentric conviction that he or she cannot be overcome or evenharmed by anything that might defeat a normal mortal, such as unprotected sex, drugabuse, or high-speed driving.formal operational thought
In Piaget’s theory, the fourth and final stage of cognitive development, characterized bymore systematic logical thinking and by the ability to understand and systematicallymanipulate abstract conceptsMath.Younger children multiply real numbers, such as 4 × 3 × 8; adolescentsmultiply unreal numbers, such as (2x)(3y) or even (25xy2)(−3zy3).

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