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Adolescent medicine focuses on care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development.

Clinical care for adolescents often occurs in an interdisciplinary environment. The clinical work may include adolescent primary care, reproductive and sexual health care, disorders of puberty, eating disorders, care of adolescents with chronic illness, chronic fatigue and chronic pain syndromes, substance abuse, school health, juvenile justice, sports medicine, global health, and transition care.