A newly admitted adolescent is being questioned by the nurse in regards to his health history. The nurse should follow up on which of the following patient statements?


• Body image and weight are major issues among adolescents. Extreme dieting is unhealthy and can lead to nutrient deficiencies.

• At this stage, teens age 12-18 are managing the conflict of Identity vs role confusion and are at increased risk for eating disorders and unhealthy habits.

• The other three options are all normal behaviors during adolescence.

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