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The Adolescents are an American punk rock band formed in 1980 in Fullerton, California. From its earliest days, the band has functioned as a kind of SoCal punk supergroup, being formed originally from early members of Agent Orange and Social Distortion.


  1. "Adolescents": Adolescents is the eponymous debut album by the Orange County punk rock band the Adolescents. The album boasts an all-star cast, featuring three past Social Distortion members,; former Agent Orange bassist Steve Soto; and a previously unknown singer named Tony Cadena. It was the only Adolescents album co-produced by Mike Patton and Thom Wilson, and was released in May 1981 on Frontier Records. It was also the band's only album released before their five-year hiatus.
    • also known as The Adolescents, Adolescents / Welcome to Reality / All by Myself
    • genres: Skate punk, Hardcore punk
    • released in (35 years ago)
  2. "Adolescents" is the lead single from Incubus' seventh album, If Not Now, When?. It was posted on the band's website on April 4, 2011. This is their first single in two years following the release of the Prince and The Revolution cover "Let's Go Crazy". It has since peaked at #3 on both the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, and on the Billboard Rock Songs chart.
  3. "Adolescents" is a musical single of Incubus.
    • released on (4 years ago)


"Adolescents" is a book by Inger P. Davis.

  • also known as "Adolescents: theoretical and helping perspectives"


Adolescents a.k.a. Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and psychological human development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood. The period of adolescence is most closely associated with the teenage years, though its physical, psychological and cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. For example, although puberty has been historically associated with the onset of adolescent development, it now typically begins prior to the teenage years and there has been a normative shift of it occurring in preadolescence, particularly in females. Physical growth, as distinct from puberty, and cognitive development generally seen in adolescence, can also extend into the early twenties. Thus chronological age provides only a rough marker of adolescence, and scholars have found it difficult to agree upon a precise definition of adolescence.

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Google previewUnleashing the Potential of the Teenage Brain (2007)

Ten Powerful Ideas by Barry Corbin

Teaching adolescents is a complex, multi- faceted, demanding, and challenging profession. It must be obvious to readers by now that the role and responsibilities for the teacher in the brain-compatible classroom has to be quite different from ...

Google previewThe Yearbook of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 1996 (1996)

by J.W.W. Studd

The ready availability of both advice and methods of contraception for adolescents is an absolute priority. Unfortunately, many of them do not want to listen to this advice, nor attend the current sites where this is available such as family ...

Google previewCounseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents (2012)

Theory and Practice for School and Clinical Settings by H. Thompson Prout, Douglas T. Brown

The use of group counseling approaches in dealing with children and adolescents is a natural expression of the theoretical assumptions that underlie Adler's theory of Individual Psychology: Humans are social beings. Human behavior has ...

Google previewBoy Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2010)

An Encyclopedia by Shirley R. Steinberg, Michael Kehler, Lindsay Cornish

African American Male Adolescents and School By the time African American males reach adolescence, they are aware of the negative messages and images that society has of them. As a result, many of these youth begin to internalize these ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

ADOLESCENTS. In American culture, adolescence is a politically defined stage of life, bounded on the one hand by the beginning of sexual maturity and on the other by laws defining legal and financial responsibility. Hence, the adolescent ...

Google previewA Cultural Dictionary of Punk (2010)

1974-1982 by Nicholas Rombes

Released on Frontier Records in 1981, the debut album by the Orange County punk/ hardcore band the Adolescents is, for all its fierceness, an at times beautifully wrought, progressive work. This isn't obvious until the fourth track, “ L.A. Girl,” ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and Gender

male and female adolescents reporting various dating and sexual experiences. This convergence is generally attributable to greater change among female adolescents than among male adolescents. What is clear from research on ...

Google previewInternational encyclopedia of adolescence (2007)

A-J, index by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

showed that eleventh-grade Bulgarian adolescents from Sofia gymnasiums, along with adolescents from Finland and Norway, spend significantly more time per day hanging out with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stress: A-D (2000)

Adolescents who are raised in homes where a parent has a serious medical or psychiatric illness have the ability to understand the illness better than younger children and may have more questions as a result. They are also more likely to ...

Google previewRoutledge International Encyclopedia of Women (2004)

Global Women's Issues and Knowledge by Cheris Kramarae, Dale Spender

Adolescents seem to view menstruation negatively and consider it as dirty and painful in some cultures. Among many Brazilian tribes, a girl is punished, starved, and confined in a hammock under the roof of a hut (Laws, 1990). In other cultures ...

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If a society is to preserve stability and a degree of continuity, it must learn how to keep its adolescents from imposing their tastes, values, and fantasies on everyday life. (Eric Hoffer)
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Scrabble value of A1D2O1L1E1S1C3E1N1T1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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