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emerging adulthood

the transition from adolescence to adulthood (occurring from approximately 18 to 25 years of age), which is characterized by experimentation and exploration

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aerobic exercise

sustained exercise (such as jogging, swimming, or cycling) that stimulates heart and lung activity

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addiction

a pattern of behavior characterized by an overwhelming involvement with using a drug and a preoccupation with securing its supply

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sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

diseases that are contracted primarily through sexual activity

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rape

forcible sexual intercourse with a person who does not consent to it

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date or acquaintance rape

coercive sexual activity directed at someone with whom the perpetrator is at least casually acquainted

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postformal thought

thinking that is reflective, relativistic, contextual, provisional, realistic, and influenced by emotions

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features of emerging adulthood

-identity exploration
-instability
-self-focused
-feeling in-between
-the age of possibilities, opportunity to transform self