Example sentences for: adolescents

How can you use “adolescents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • After all, as adolescents 25 or 35 years ago, they gave the boss a very hard time and had a pretty wild time themselves.

  • Over 90% of countries have no mental health policy that includes children and adolescents [1].

  • Data from the Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati have shown that the incidence of type 2 diabetes among adolescents increased 10-fold from 1982 to 1994, and virtually all diagnosed cases of type 2 diabetes occurred in obese individuals [ 28 ] . These observations are likely to reflect national trends and certainly deserve both confirmation, and a sharper focus.

  • Indeed, a functional MRI (fMRI) study by UW neuroimaging researcher Elizabeth Aylward showed that the brains of high-functioning adolescents and adults did activate the face-recognition center, the fusiform gyrus, when shown a very familiar face.

  • In the post-World War II years, urban strife and suburban anomie gave rise to school violence of the sorts broadly rendered by Hollywood in the 1955 films Rebel Without a Cause and Blackboard Jungle . The nation waxed hysterical over "juvenile delinquency," as the vogue phrase had it--alienated adolescents unaccountably sullen in the bountiful Eisenhower years.

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