Weijen Chang

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Caring for hospitalized adolescents

I. Problem/Challenge. Adolescence is generally recognized as the period of life where one transitions from childhood to adulthood. This entails development in biological, social, emotional, and intellectual spheres. These often are asynchronous and nonlinear. Easy categorization of an adolescent is, therefore, quite difficult. From a purely physical standpoint, one could describe adolescence as the period…

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