Health Reference Series: Adolescent Health Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-1-80316-058-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Adolescent Health Sourcebook, Fifth Edition offers parents and teens basic information about growth and development during adolescence and related safety issues.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. An Overview of Adolescent Health
  • Chapter 1—Understanding Adolescent Health
  • Chapter 2—Adolescent Development
  • Chapter 3—Key Indicators of Adolescent Well-Being
  • Chapter 4—Navigating through Early Adolescence
  • Chapter 5—Health Disparities among Youth
  • Chapter 6—Initiatives to Improve Adolescent Health in America
  • Part 2. Staying Healthy during Adolescence
  • Chapter 7—Healthy Food Choices for Teens
  • Chapter 8—Benefits of Healthy Eating in Adolescents
  • Chapter 9—Teens and Caffeine Use
  • Chapter 10—Physical Activity and Teens
  • Chapter 11—Weight Management in Teens
  • Chapter 12—Body Image Issues in Adolescence
  • Chapter 13—Sleep and Adolescents
  • Chapter 14—Medical Care and Your Teen
  • Part 3. Puberty, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health
  • Chapter 15—Overview of Reproductive and Sexual-Health Trends in Teens
  • Chapter 16—Female Reproductive System and Puberty
  • Chapter 17—Menstruation and the Menstrual Cycle
  • Chapter 18—Female Reproductive Health Concerns
  • Chapter 19—Male Reproductive System and Puberty
  • Chapter 20—Male Reproductive Health Concerns
  • Chapter 21—Teen Pregnancy: A Social and Medical Problem
  • Chapter 22—Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Their Prevention
  • Chapter 23—Birth Control Methods (Contraception)
  • Chapter 24—Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth
  • Chapter 25—Importance of Sex Education in Adolescence
  • Part 4. Common Health Concerns of Teens
  • Chapter 26—Dealing with Chronic Health Problems
  • Chapter 27—Acne
  • Chapter 28—Allergies in Adolescents
  • Chapter 29—Asthma and Teens
  • Chapter 30—Cancer in Childhood and Adolescence
  • Chapter 31—Diabetes in Children and Teens
  • Chapter 32—Growing Pains and Growth Disorders
  • Chapter 33—Juvenile Arthritis
  • Chapter 34—Infections Often Spread in Schools
  • Chapter 35—Malocclusion
  • Chapter 36—Scoliosis
  • Part 5. Emotional, Social, and Mental-Health Concerns in Adolescents
  • Chapter 37—Adolescent Stress
  • Chapter 38—School Pressures
  • Chapter 39—Adolescent Social Development and Concerns
  • Chapter 40—Mental Health of Adolescents: An Overview
  • Chapter 41—Common Mental-Health Disorders Affecting Adolescents
  • Chapter 42—Depression
  • Chapter 43—Communicating with the Adolescent: Resources for Parents and Caregivers
  • Chapter 44—Adolescents’ Well-Being during COVID-19: A Parental Guide
  • Chapter 45—Understanding Self-Harm
  • Chapter 46—Prevention of Teen Suicide
  • Part 6. Substance Abuse and Adolescents
  • Chapter 47—Substance Abuse – Overview
  • Chapter 48—Addiction and the Adolescent Brain
  • Chapter 49—Smoking and Nicotine Use among Adolescents
  • Chapter 50—Alcohol Use among Adolescents
  • Chapter 51—Marijuana Use among Adolescents
  • Chapter 52—Prescription Medicine Abuse
  • Chapter 53—Inhalants
  • Chapter 54—Do Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Medicines Lead to Addiction?
  • Chapter 55—Adolescents Substance Abuse: FAQs
  • Chapter 56—Helping Your Teen Who Has a Problem with Drugs
  • Part 7. Adolescent Safety Concerns
  • Chapter 57—Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
  • Chapter 58—Driving and Teens
  • Chapter 59—Internet Safety
  • Chapter 60—Skin Safety Concerns
  • Chapter 61—Work Safety for Teens
  • Chapter 62—Other Teen Safety Concerns
  • Part 8. Violence against Adolescents
  • Chapter 63—Youth Violence: A Public-Health Problem
  • Chapter 64—Understanding Child Trauma
  • Chapter 65—Bullying and Other Types of Aggressive Behavior
  • Chapter 66—Sexual Assault
  • Chapter 67—Dating Violence and Abusive Relationships
  • Chapter 68—Youth Gangs, Violence, and Prevention
  • Part 9. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 69—Glossary of Terms Related to Adolescent Health
  • Chapter 70—Directory of Adolescent Health Organizations for Parents and Teens