American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen: Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen (Paperback)

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    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.

    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

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    ISBN 9780787983444
    Format Paperback
    Pages 128
    Publisher Date 2006-05-19 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Jossey-Bass Inc Pub
    Copyright Year 2006
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.52 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen
    Audience Young adult
    Dimensions 9.0x6.45x0.75
    Country of Origin United States

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