AYA = Adolescent and Young Adult: The term adolescent refers to someone aged between 12 and 18 years of age.
Source: Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). Standards for the care of children and adolescents in health services (383kb pdf). Sydney: RACP; 2008 Nov 19.
The term young adult usually refers to a person between 19 and 24 years of age.
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