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American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen
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Jossey-Bass (Wiley) / Softcover / 2006-06-01 / 0787983446
Teen / Young Adult / Women's Issues
price: $17.99 (may be subject to change)
128 pages
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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 Authors:

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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