Adolescent Health Sourcebook, 4th Edition

  • Shiva Maharaja
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816129
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816121
  • DDC: 616.89
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 776 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Provides consumer health information about the physical, mental, and emotional health and development of adolescents.  Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
An Overview of Adolescent Health.
1: Statistics on Adolescent Health in the United States.
2: Understanding Adolescent Health.
3: Physical and Emotional Changes in Teens.
4: Understanding Adolescent Brain Development.
5: Key Indicators of Adolescent Well-Being.
6: For Parents: Talking to Teens about Health Issues.
7: For Teens: Talking to Your Parents or Guardians.
Staying Healthy during Adolescence.
8: Medical Care and Your Teen.
9: Nutrition Recommendations for Teens.
10: Healthy Food Choices for Teens.
11: Calcium, Vitamin D, and Teens.
12: Teens and Caffeine Use.
13: Physical Activity and Teens.
14: Weight Management in Teens.
15: Body Image in Youth.
16: Sleep and Adolescents.
Puberty, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health.
17: Overview of Reproductive and Sexual Health Trends in Teens.
18: Male Reproductive System and Puberty.
19: Male Reproductive Concerns.
20: Female Reproductive System and Puberty.
21: Menstruation and the Menstrual Cycle.
22: Female Reproductive Health Concerns.
23: Precocious and Delayed Puberty.
24: Teaching Teens about Sexual Activity.
25: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Their Prevention.
26: Understanding Abstinence.
27: Birth Control Methods (Contraception).
28: Teen Pregnancy.
29: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth.
Common Health Concerns of Teens and Their Parents.
30: Dealing with Chronic Health Problems.
31: Acne.
32: Allergies in Adolescents.
33: Asthma and Teens.
34: Cancer in Childhood and Adolescence.
35: Diabetes in Children and Teens.
36: Growing Concerns.
37: Juvenile Arthritis.
38: Infections Often Spread in Schools.
39: Malocclusion.
40: Scoliosis.
Emotional, Social, and Mental Health Concerns in Adolescents.
41: Adolescent Stress.
42: School Pressures.
43: Adolescent Social Development and Concerns.
44: Facts about Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents.
45: Treating Mental Health Disorders in Teens.
46: Depression.
47: Other Common Mental Health Disorders Affecting Adolescents.
48: Understanding Self-Harm.
49: Teen Suicide.
Substance Abuse and Adolescents.
50: Addiction and the Adolescent Brain.
51: Preventing and Treating Substance Abuse.
52: Smoking and Nicotine Use among Adolescents.
53: Alcohol Use among Adolescents.
54: Marijuana Use among Adolescents.
55: Prescription Medicine Abuse.
56: Inhalants.
57: Helping Your Teen Who Has a Problem with Drugs.
Adolescent Safety Concerns.
58: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS).
59: Driving Safety for Teens.
60: Internet Safety.
61: Skin Safety Concern.
62: Work Safety for Teens.
63: Other Teen Safety Concerns.
Violence against Adolescents.
64: Youth Violence: A Public Health Problem.
65: Bullying and Other Types of Aggressive Behavior.
66: Dating Violence and Abusive Relationships.
67: Sexual Assault.
68: Youth Gangs and Violence.
69: Coping with Violence and Trauma.
Additional Help and Information.
70: Glossary of Terms about Adolescent Health.
71: Directory of Adolescent Health Organizations for Parents and Teens.