What is the difference between puberty and adolescence?

Asked by sunil2791 | 16th Feb, 2016, 06:48: PM

Expert Answer:

Hi,

  • Puberty is the stage during which the immature reproductive system in boys and girls matures and becomes capable of reproduction. It is related to the physical changes.
  • Adolescence is period of mental and emotional changes which boys and girls experience while gaining sexual maturity.

Answered by  | 16th Feb, 2016, 06:53: PM

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