2 May 2019

The argument for adolescence to extend to age 24

From Nine To Noon, 11:27 am on 2 May 2019

Susan Sawyer is a Professor of Adolescent Health at the University of Melbourne and a practising paediatrician. She talks to Kathryn about whether the age range for adolescence is too narrowly defined. She believes adolescence should be up to 24 years old .Throughout the world, youth and health agencies differ on the the age group that qualifies as adolescence.

Professor Susan Sawyer

Professor Susan Sawyer Photo: supplied by Susan Sawyer

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