Health and the Female Adolescent: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Health and the Female Adolescent

1st Edition

By Sharon Golub


141 pages

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Paperback: 9780866564342
pub: 1985-01-01
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pub: 2014-01-14
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General