Health Reference Series: Adolescent Health Sourcebook

Editor: Maharaja, Siva Ganesh
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1611-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Adolescent Health Sourcebook, Fourth Edition, offers researchers, parents and teens basic information about growth and development during adolescence and related safety issues. It discusses the importance of routine medical care, adequate nutrition, physical activity, and sleep.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: An Overview of Adolescent Health
    • Chapter 1– Statistics on Adolescent Health in the United States
    • Chapter 2– Understanding Adolescent Health
    • Chapter 3– Physical and Emotional Changes in Teens
    • Chapter 4– Understanding Adolescent Brain Development
    • Chapter 5– Key Indicators of Adolescent Well-Being
    • Chapter 6– For Parents: Talking to Teens about Health Issues
    • Section 6.1–Positive Parenting
    • Section 6.2– Communicating with Your Child
    • Section 6.3– Talking about Substance Abuse
    • Section 6.4– Talking about Healthy Relationships
    • Section 6.5– Talking about Sex
    • Section 6.6– Monitoring Your Teen's Activities
    • Chapter 7– For Teens: Talking to Your Parents or Guardians
    • Part II: Staying Healthy during Adolescence
    • Chapter 8– Medical Care and Your Teen
    • Section 8.1– What to Expect at the Doctor's Office (Ages 11 to 14)
    • Section 8.2– What to Expect at the Doctor's Office (Ages 15 to 17)
    • Section 8.3– Vaccines Teens Need
    • Chapter 9– Nutrition Recommendations for Teens
    • Chapter 10– Healthy Food Choices for Teens
    • Chapter 11– Calcium, Vitamin D, and Teens.
    • Section 11.1– Facts about Calcium
    • Section 11.2– Facts about Vitamin D
    • Chapter 12– Teens and Caffeine Use
    • Section 12.1– Energy Drinks.
    • Section 12.2– Caffeine and Its Effects on the Body
    • Chapter 13– Physical Activity and Teens
    • Section 13.1– Physical Activity Facts
    • Section 13.2– Importance of Physical Activity
    • Section 13.3– Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Adolescents
    • Chapter 14– Weight Management in Teens
    • Section 14.1– Understanding Your Teen's Body Mass Index Measurement
    • Section 14.2– Helping Your Overweight Child
    • Section 14.3– Tips to Help Teens to Lose Weight.
    • Chapter 15– Body Image in Youth
    • Section 15.1– For Teens: Developing Body Image and Self-Esteem
    • Section 15.2– Why Do Teens Get Cosmetic Surgery?
    • Chapter 16– Sleep and Adolescents
    • Section 16.1– Sleep Deprivation among Teens
    • Section 16.2– Sleep-Smart Tips for Teens
    • Part III: Puberty, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health
    • Chapter 17– Overview of Reproductive and Sexual Health Trends in Teens
    • Chapter 18– Male Reproductive System and Puberty
    • Chapter 19– Male Reproductive Concerns
    • Section 19.1– Erectile Dysfunction
    • Section 19.2– Disorders of the Scrotum and Testicles
    • Section 19.3– Testicular Cancer and Self-Examination
    • Section 19.4– Gynecomastia (Male Breast Development)
    • Chapter 20– Female Reproductive System and Puberty
    • Chapter 21– Menstruation and the Menstrual Cycle
    • Chapter 22– Female Reproductive Health Concerns
    • Section 22.1– Why See a Gynecologist?
    • Section 22.2– Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
    • Section 22.3– Menstrual Irregularities
    • Section 22.4– Vaginal Yeast Infections
    • Section 22.5– Vaginal Discharge Concerns
    • Chapter 23– Precocious and Delayed Puberty
    • Section 23.1– Precocious Puberty
    • Section 23.2– Delayed Puberty
    • Chapter 24– Teaching Teens about Sexual Activity
    • Section 24.1– Making Healthy Sexual Decisions
    • Section 24.2– Facts on Sex Education in the United States
    • Chapter 25– Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Their Prevention
    • Section 25.1– Frequently Asked Questions about STDs and STIs
    • Section 25.2– Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing among Adolescents
    • Section 25.3– Vaccine to Prevent Human Papillomavirus
    • Section 25.4– Practicing Safer Sex
    • Chapter 26– Understanding Abstinence
    • Chapter 27– Birth Control Methods (Contraception)
    • Chapter 28– Teen Pregnancy.
    • Section 28.1– Statistics on Teen Pregnancy in the United States
    • Section 28.2– Could I Get Pregnant If…?
    • Section 28.3– Prenatal Care for Pregnant Teens
    • Section 28.4– Teen Parents. You're Not Alone!
    • Chapter 29– Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
    • Part IV: Common Health Concerns of Teens and Their Parents
    • Chapter 30–Dealing with Chronic Health Problems
    • Chapter 31–Acne
    • Chapter 32– Allergies in Adolescents
    • Chapter 33– Asthma and Teens
    • Chapter 34– Cancer in Childhood and Adolescence
    • Chapter 35– Diabetes in Children and Teens
    • Chapter 36– Growing Concerns
    • Section 36.1– Growing Pains
    • Section 36.2– Common Growth Disorders
    • Chapter 37– Juvenile Arthritis
    • Chapter 38– Infections Often Spread in Schools
    • Section 38.1– Preventing Influenza in Schools
    • Section 38.2– Meningococcal Infection on Campus
    • Section 38.3– Staphylococcal Infections in Teens
    • Section 38.4–Mononucleosis
    • Chapter 39–Malocclusion
    • Chapter 40–Scoliosis
    • Part V: Emotional, Social, and Mental Health Concerns in Adolescents
    • Chapter 41–Adolescent Stress
    • Chapter 42– School Pressures
    • Section 42.1– Test Anxiety
    • Section 42.2– Cheating
    • Section 42.3– Helping Your Child Feel Connected to School
    • Chapter 43– Adolescent Social Development and Concerns
    • Section 43.1– Encouraging Healthy Relationships: Tips to Help Your Child
    • Section 43.2– Peer Pressure
    • Section 43.3– Parental Monitoring
    • Chapter 44– Facts about Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents
    • Chapter 45– Treating Mental Health Disorders in Teens
    • Chapter 46– Depression
    • Section 46.1– Depression in Teens
    • Section 46.2– Antidepressants and Teens
    • Chapter 47– Other Common Mental Health Disorders Affecting Adolescents
    • Section 47.1– Anxiety Disorders
    • Section 47.2– Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Section 47.3– Behavior or Conduct Problems
    • Section 47.4– Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens
    • Section 47.5– Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Section 47.6– Eating Disorders
    • Section 47.7–Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Section 47.8– Schizophrenia
    • Section 47.9– Tics and Tourette Syndrome in Youth
    • Chapter 48– Understanding Self-Harm
    • Chapter 49– Teen Suicide
    • Part VI: Substance Abuse and Adolescents
    • Chapter 50– Addiction and the Adolescent Brain
    • Chapter 51– Preventing and Treating Substance Abuse
    • Chapter 52– Smoking and Nicotine Use among Adolescents
    • Section 52.1– Nicotine Addiction
    • Section 52.2– Smokeless Tobacco
    • Section 52.3– Hookah (Water Pipe) Smoking
    • Section 52.4–Smoking and How to Quit
    • Chapter 53– Alcohol Use among Adolescents
    • Section 53.1– Underage Drinking
    • Section 53.2– Talk to Your Child about Alcohol
    • Chapter 54– Marijuana Use among Adolescents
    • Chapter 55– Prescription Medicine Abuse
    • Chapter 56–Inhalants
    • Chapter 57– Helping Your Teen Who Has a Problem with Drugs
    • Part VII: Adolescent Safety Concerns
    • Chapter 58– Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)
    • Chapter 59– Driving Safety for Teens
    • Section 59.1– Facts about Teen Drivers.
    • Section 59.2– Teen Driving Risks
    • Section 59.3– Role of Parents in Guiding Teens for Safe Driving
    • Chapter 60– Internet Safety
    • Section 60.1– Electronic Aggression
    • Section 60.2– Sextortion
    • Section 60.3– Social Networking Sites: Safety tips for Teens
    • Chapter 61– Skin Safety Concerns
    • Section 61.1–Cosmetics
    • Section 61.2– Safe Hair Removal
    • Section 61.3– The Risks of Tanning
    • Section 61.4– Tattoos and Teens
    • Section 61.5– Tinea Infections: Ringworm, Athlete's Foot, and Jock Itch
    • Chapter 62– Work Safety for Teens
    • Chapter 63– Other Teen Safety Concerns
    • Section 63.1–Concussion
    • Section 63.2– Noise and Hearing Damage
    • Section 63.3– Repetitive Stress Injuries in Teens
    • Part VIII: Violence against Adolescents
    • Chapter 64– Youth Violence: A Public Health Problem
    • Section 64.1– Understanding Youth Violence
    • Section 64.2– Statistics on Youth Violence
    • Section 64.3– Youth Violence Risk and Protective Factors
    • Chapter 65– Bullying and Other Types of Aggressive Behavior
    • Section 65.1– Understanding Bullying
    • Section 65.2– Facts and Statistics on Bullying
    • Section 65.3– Stalking
    • Section 65.4– Hazing
    • Chapter 66– Dating Violence and Abusive Relationships
    • Chapter 67– Sexual Assault
    • Chapter 68– Youth Gangs and Violence
    • Chapter 69– Coping with Violence and Trauma
    • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 70– Glossary of Terms about Adolescent Health
    • Chapter 71– Directory of Adolescent Health Organizations for Parents and Teens