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Adolescence is the critical phase of life with myriad of behavioural changes having changing patterns of social interactions and relationships. It is the window of opportunity that sets the stage for a healthy and productive adulthood and to reduce the likelihood of health problems in later years.  It is also an age of impulsivity accompanied by vulnerability, influenced by peer groups & media that result in changes in perception & practice and characterized by decision making skills/abilities along with acquisition of new emotional, cognitive & social skills.

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Khetarpal, A. (2019). Health of Adolescents---Challenge for the Society. Thematics Journal of Geography, 8(12), 209-216. Retrieved from