Virginia Schmied

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25 May 2009

Adolescence is a time of significant developmental transition that is considered to be second only to infancy in the magnitude of changes that occur.

Adolescents experience numerous developmental challenges at varying pace, including: increasing need for independence; evolving sexuality; transitioning through education and commencing...


1 May 2008


Recent reports indicate that social policy in developed countries has seen positive results in well - child health and safety, child material security, education and socialisation (UNICEF, 2007) . In countries where child health is supported by policy, children have relatively high...

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