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What are the developmental milestones from 11 to 17 years old?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Puberty: Physically, pubertal changes increase strength and libido and terminate growth. Ability to handle abstract concepts usually appears in these age groups. Risk-taking behaviors reach maximum as individuals strive to develop their own set of rules to live by, both incorporating and rebelling against the rules they grew up with.
Dr. David Escobar
Dr. David Escobaranswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Progress/independenc: We use developmental milestones largely up until age 4 or 5 to identify those with preschool deficits that can be helped.School then begins to challenge & identify those making progress toward independent thought & responsibility.The ability to master skill sets & accept responsibility for completing tasks at a peer equivalent basis demonstrates that process, .

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