Difficult Consultations with AdolescentsBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7453.1443 (Published 10 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1443
- Domhnall MacAuley, general practitioner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Talking to a different generation can be like communicating with aliens. In the eyes of a 15 year old, someone of 20 is ancient, and people in their 30s know nothing about sex, spots, music, or clothes. You cannot dance, you dress like a chump, and you cause embarrassment if you kiss your wife. By 40, forget it. Let's face it, we are what teenagers would call a bunch of nerds.
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