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Introduction to adolescent mental health
Introduction to adolescent mental health

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Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to adulthood. Adolescence is commonly associated with the teenage years.
CT scans
CT (computerised tomography) scans use X-rays to form images inside the body.
MRI scans
MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) uses magnetic fields and radiofrequency pulses to produce detailed pictures of organs and internal body structures.
Psychologist G. Stanley Hall
G. Stanley Hall was a leading American psychologist with an expertise in child development and had a particular interest in adolescence.
Rather than being fixed during the early years of life, neuroplasticity describes the brains capacity to adapt in response to environmental influences.
Storm and stress
Storm and stress is a phrase used by G. Stanley Hall to describe the turbulence of adolescent development.