American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

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John Wiley and Sons, Dec 8, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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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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Contents

Chapter 1 Welcome to Puberty
6
Chapter 2 Eating Exercise and a Healthy Weight
16
Chapter 3 Your Height
30
Chapter 4 Your Skin Teeth and Hair
36
Chapter 5 Your Reproductive SystemInside and Out
54
Chapter 6 Erections Wet Dreams and Masturbation
64
Chapter 7 Your Feelings
70
Chapter 8 Relationships
84
Chapter 9 What About Sex?
98
NOTE FROM THE AMA
111
FIND OUT MORE
112
GLOSSARY
116
INDEX
125
MEET THE MEDICAL EDITOR
128
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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.

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