Example sentences for: adolescence

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

  • However, one study [ 24 ] reported a potentially relevant correlation between symptoms of conduct disorder (but not depression) during adolescence and obesity in early adulthood, attributed to common mechanisms underlying "impulsive aggression" and dysregulation of body weight.

  • Finally, the Progressives championed the view of adolescence as a stage of childhood, and high schools (the first of which opened in the 1820s) multiplied as well.

  • Unlike prior research, however, the present study newly employed a same-gender twin design, affording comparatively tight matching on life circumstances through early adolescence, with monozygotic twins additionally matched on genetic inheritance, thereby circumventing important concerns raised about likely unmeasured confounders affecting results of prior studies dependent upon adult recall of—and limited data on—childhood socioeconomic position.

  • Shows such as Dawson's Creek feature teens who act like adults, while shows such as Ally McBeal portray adulthood as "an extended adolescence."

  • Perhaps Shuger is simply obsessed, like the rest of you media types, with pubic matters, or perhaps we as a nation have finally entered adolescence, with a concomitant increase in all things pubic.


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