Your teenagers asthma

1) Teenagers & transition to adulthood

Group of teenagers

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Definitions of transition:

  • The Oxford English Dictionary defines transition as “the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another”.
  • The World Health Organisation defines adolescence as 10 – 19 years old.
  • Adolescence is a period of emerging independence
  • Transition is NOT the same as transfer. It happens gradually.
  • Transition is about your dependent child becoming an independent adult.