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1st Edition

Health and the Female Adolescent

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ISBN 9780866564342
Published January 1, 1985 by Routledge
141 Pages

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Book Description

This concise and fact-filled book is essential for anyone who cares for the well-being of adolescent girls. Knowledgeable professionals cover all the key current topics on female adolescent health, providing you with up-to-date and nonsexist information on the health problems adolescent females commonly encounter and ways in which to prevent or treat them.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface: Who Speaks for the Female Adolescent?

  • The Challenge of Providing Health Care to Adolescents
  • Nutritional Needs of the Female Adolescent
  • Reflections on Beauty as It Relates to Health in Adolescent Females
  • The First Pelvic Examination and Common Gynecological Problems in Adolescent Girls
  • The Effect of Pregnancy on Adolescent Growth and Development
  • Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Current Treatment
  • Cigarette Smoking by Adolescent Females: Implications for Health and Behavior
  • The Troubled Teen: Suicide, Drug Use, and Running Away

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