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Human Development

Definition: Continuous sequential changes which occur in the physiological and psychological functions during the individual's life.

Human Development Categories.
Adolescent Development - The continuous sequential physiological and psychological development during adolescence, approximately between the age of 13 and 18.
Child Development - The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of the child from birth up to but not including adolescence. It includes healthy responses to situations, but does not include growth in stature or size (= GROWTH).

Human Development Definitions and Terms

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