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Infancy
0-2 years old
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Growth
Increase in size and mass
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Development
Increase in skills and ability
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Social development
Social skills
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Cognitive
Thinking and memory
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Mature
When all aspects 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 attachment/bond with someone e.g between a parent and child
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Growth Spurt
A period of rapid 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
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
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 and what we think about ourselves
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Ethnicity
Our cultural background
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Discrimination
Bias or tolerance
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Culture
Common values, beliefs and customs
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Expected
Something you know is going to happen
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Unexpected
Something that is sudden/not planned for
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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/uncle
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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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Physical development
Physical growth e.g fine motor skills, gross motor skills
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Emotional development
Creating strong emotional bonds, and feelings
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Intellectual development
Creative thinking and learning new problem solving skills
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Moral development
Change, and understanding of morality from infancy through adulthood
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Language development
A process starting early in human life, learning how to talk
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Social isolation
Lack of contact between an individual and society
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Personal hygiene
Practices performed by an individual to care for one's bodily health and well being, through cleanliness.
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Recreational drugs
A drug (as cocaine, marijuana, or methamphetamine) used without medical justification for its psychoactive effects often in the belief that occasional use of such a substance is not habit-forming or addictive.
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Diet
A special course of food to which a person restricts themselves, either to lose weight or for medical reasons.
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Sleep patterns
Our habitual pattern in sleep, 8 hours straight, 2 4 hour periods or a daytime nap.
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Informal support
Informal support is given by someone who isn't paid or trained e.g a family member, partner, work colleague or a friend.
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Formal support
Formal support is given by a trained and usually paid professional e.g. doctor.
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Alcohol
A drink containing a substance that has the effects of a drug like substance.
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Legal drugs
Drugs that are legal e.g tobacco, alcohol, medical drugs.
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Illegal drugs
An illegal drugs is a substance that is illegal to sell, take or make. E.g Cannabis.
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Legal highs
A substance with stimulant or mood-altering properties whose sale or use is not banned by current legislation regarding the misuse of drugs.
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Smoking
The action or habit of inhaling and exhaling the smoke of tobacco or a drug
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Early childhood
3-8 years old
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Adolescence
9-18 years old
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Early adulthood
19-45 years old
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Middle adulthood
46-65 years old
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Later adulthood
65+ years old
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Lifestyle choices
A choice a person makes about how to live and behave, according to their attitudes, tastes, and values.
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Gender
The state of being male or female
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Role models
Someone a child or young person admires and looks up to e.g Parent, teachers etc
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Physical environment
The part of the human environment that includes purely physical factors
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Stress
A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstance
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Unhealthy lifestyle
Risk factor for the majority of these diseases, which are also closely linked to diabetes and obesity.
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Healthy lifestyle
A way of living that lowers the risk of being seriously ill or dying early. Not all diseases are preventable, but a large proportion of deaths, particularly those from coronary heart disease and lung cancer, can be avoided.
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Exercise
Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness.
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Home environment
Refers to aspects of peoples domestic lives that contribute to their living conditions
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Work environment
Can be composed of physical conditions, such as office temperature, or equipment, such as personal computers. It can also be related to factors such as work processes or procedures.
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Mental health
A person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.
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Physical health
How a person feels physical e.g a headache
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Social Media
Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
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Hypnotherapy
The use of hypnosis as a therapeutic technique.
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Acupuncture
A system of complementary medicine in which fine needles are inserted in the skin at specific points along what are considered to be lines of energy (meridians), used in the treatment of various physical and mental conditions.
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Financial limitations
Limitations of financial statements: Dependence on historical costs. Transactions are initially recorded at their cost. This is a concern when reviewing the balance sheet, where the values of assets and liabilities may change over tim
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Peer group pressure
Your friend/s forcing you to do something e.g smoking
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BMI
A person's weight in kilograms (kg) divided by his or her height in meters squared
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STIs
Sexual transmitted infections
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