American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen by American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald

American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen

Written by American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald
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American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen by American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald

Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl's life. It's even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: * Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect-from your developing body to your feelings about boys * The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body * Your reproductive system inside and out * Starting your period-what it means and how to handle it * Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

About the Author

Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a board-certified Adolescent Medicine specialist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is a practicing and teaching physician specializing in the care of adolescents at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition to her Doctor of Medicine degree, she has a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Public Health degree. Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. She has a master's degree in social work from Columbia University as well as a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents from NYU Psychoanalytic Institute.

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128 pages


American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald
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Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S. an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publication date

16th June 2006



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