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Growth
Increase in size and mass
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Development
Increase in skills and ability
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Cognotive
To do with thinking
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Mature
When a person’s development is complete
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Egocentric
Only able to see things from your own point of view
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Attachment
Forming a close relationship with someone
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Growth spurt
A rapid period of growth
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Concept
The way we organise information in our minds; an abstract idea
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Stability
Things not changing, remaining the same
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Potential
Showing the possibility of achieving to the best of our ability
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Hormone
Chemical messenger that affects the way our bodies react
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Puberty
The physical features of becoming sexually mature
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Sex hormone
Chemical messenger in the body that affects our sexual development and activities
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Peer group
People of the same age
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Personality
The part of us that makes us an individual; who we are
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Sedentary
Inactive; not getting very much exercise
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Menopause
The end of a women’s reproductive life
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Formal relationship
A relationship that has rules about how people should behave
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Informal relationship
Casual/social
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Bereavement
Losing someone close to you or who was well known to you
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Genetic disorder
Disease/problem caused by our genes
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Hereditary
Characteristics passed from our parents
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Nature
The qualities we are born with
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Nurture
How we are influenced when we were young by the environment and people around us
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Environmental
Our surroundings
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Wean
To introduce solid foods into a child’s diet so that they are no longer dependent on milk
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Anorexia
Illness where the sufferer does not eat to avoid putting on weight
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Bulimia
Where people make themselves vomit in order to keep their weight down
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Dehydration
The body does loses water and does not have enough to work properly
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Degenerate
Where an organ or body process slowly begins to break down or stop functioning
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Economic
Anything that relates to money
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Self-concept
How we see or think about ourselves
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Ethnicity
Our cultural background
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Discrimination
Bias or tolerance
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Cuture
Common values, beliefs and customs
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Expected
Something you know is going to happen
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Unexpected
Sudden
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Urban
Town area; heavily populated
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Social deprivation
Not being able to mix with others
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Effluent
Sewage/pollution waste
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Relate
How you get on with people
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Lone parent
A group of people comprising of mother, father and children
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Step family
When a parent marries another adult who has kids of their own
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Extended family
A large family group that includes mother/ father/grandparents/aunts/uncles
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Foster family
People who provide family life for children who cannot live with natural parents
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Adoption
Accepting responsibilities for a child who is not one’s worth
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Family ties
Close links with family; loyalty
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Provide
To give or make acceptable
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Biologically
How we function as human animals
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Sexual partner
Someone in an intimate physical relationship
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Working relationship
The bond you make when you work with someone
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Companionship
Having someone around to keep you from getting lonely
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Dependable
Trustworthy and reliable
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Communication
Transfer information between two individuals
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Reassurance
Convincing a person effectively
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Intense
Strong
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Disloyalty
Something that you could trust you not to be trusted
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Increase in skills and ability

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Development

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To do with thinking

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When a person’s development is complete

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Only able to see things from your own point of view

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