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Growth
The process of increasing in height and weight
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Development
The process of maturing physically and mentally- improving skills and abilities
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Centile Chart
A chart showing normal range of height and weight depending on age
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Developmental norm
Standards by which a the progress of a child's development can be measured- what age milestones should happen
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Physical Abuse
Use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment, e.g hitting, shaking, burning
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Emotional Abuse
Persistent emotional maltreatment of a child causing severe and persistent adverse effects on the child's emotional development
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Role Model
Someone a person looks up to and copies
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Attachment relationship
formed between the child and two people who are the child's main carers, throught interaction
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Peer group
People that are of the same age as the individual
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Self-concept
Combination of how a person feels about themselves and sees themselves
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Self-esteem
How a person feels about themselves
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Self-image
How a person sees themselves
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Informal support
Support from partners, family and friends
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Professional support
Support from professional carers and services such as your GP, nurse, a counsellor, health visitor
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Voluntary (third sector) services
Charities and organisations
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Alzheimer's disease
A disorder of the brain that sometimes happens to the elderly in which they become unable to look after themselves
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Anaemia
A blood disorder which makes people feel short of energy and look pale
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Confidentiality
Making sure that information is kept private
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Depressant
A drug that slows down bodily function
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Discrimination
The way in which a person treats another person or group of people unfairly, based on prejudice
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Health
A state of well-being. The absence of disease or illness. The achievement of physical, intellectual, emotional and social fitness and stability
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Life expectancy
The average length of time that a person will live.
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Life experiences
Events that happen to people that they learn from.
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Puberty
The stage of life where physical changes occur through which boys and girls change because of hormone changes
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Self-esteem
How we value ourselves and think about ourselves in relation to others
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Stereotype
A standardised idea of a group of people and the way they will behave
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The process of maturing physically and mentally- improving skills and abilities

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Development

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A chart showing normal range of height and weight depending on age

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Standards by which a the progress of a child's development can be measured- what age milestones should happen

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Use of physical force that may result in bodily injury, physical pain, or impairment, e.g hitting, shaking, burning

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