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Fig. 1 | BMC Pediatrics

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From: Medical decision-making in children and adolescents: developmental and neuroscientific aspects

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Development of decision-making capacity. In this figure the critical developmental period (darkest) for each of the discussed abilities is reflected. Each box indicates 1 year of life: e.g. the box under 0 indicates the period between birth and reaching the age of 1. The development of each ability starts at an early age, and continues to mature to a small or larger extent into adolescence or even beyond

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