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  1. Menarche
    A girls first menstruation
  2. Anorexia
    An eating disorder that involves the relentless pursuit of thinness through starvation
  3. Bulimia Nervosa
    An eating disorder in which the individual consistently follows a binge-and-purge pattern
  4. Formal Operational Stage
    Adolescents make up believe situations, abstract propositions, and events that are purely hypothetical, and can try to reason logically about them.
  5. Imaginary Audience
    Involves adolescents belief that others are as interested in them as they themselves are, as well as attention-getting behavior motivated by a desire to be noticed, visible, and "on-stage"
  6. Personal Fable
    The part of adolescent egocentrism that invovles an adolescent's sense of uniqueness and invicibility
  7. Top-dog phenomenon
    The circumstance of moving from the top position in elementary school to the lowest position in middle or junior high school
  8. Service Learning
    A form of education that promotes social responsibility and service to the community
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Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
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