A medical field that concentrates on the unique health care needs of adolescents.
Medical treatment of a person during the period of life from puberty to maturity.
The specialty of physicians with the experience and training to help young people meet the medical, psychological and social challenges that occur during the transition from childhood to adulthood.
A branch of medicine dealing with children from puberty to the age of maturity.
Medical care specializing in the adolescent age group.
a subspeciality of pediatric medicine with a focus on providing holistic healthcare to adolescent patients and treating medical problems that are common during adolescence.
Adolescent medicine is a medical subspecialty that focuses on care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development. Patients have generally entered puberty, which typically begins between the ages of 9 to 11 for girls, and 11 to 13 for boys. A primary care subspecialty, adolescent medicine incorporates aspects of psychiatry, endocrinology, sports medicine, nutrition and gynecology.