American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen: Getting Used to Life in Your Changing Body

American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen: Getting Used to Life in Your Changing Body

By: American Medical Association (author), Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer (author), Amy B. Middleman (editor)Paperback

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Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy's life. It's even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy'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 girls * The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body * Pimples, acne, and how to properly care for your skin * Your reproductive system-inside and out * Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

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About 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.

Contents

FOREWORD. Chapter One: WELCOME TO PUBERTY. Chapter Two: EATING, EXERCISE, AND A HEALTHY WEIGHT. Chapter Three: YOUR HEIGHT. Chapter Four: YOUR SKIN, TEETH, AND HAIR. Chapter Five: YOUR REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM-INSIDE AND OUT. Chapter Six: ERECTIONS, WET DREAMS, AND MASTURBATION. Chapter Seven: YOUR FEELINGS. Chapter Eight: RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter Nine: WHAT ABOUT SEX? FIND OUT MORE! GLOSSARY. INDEX.

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780787983437
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780787983437
  • weight: 234
  • ISBN10: 0787983438

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