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Description - Caring for Your Teenager by AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics

Now in one comprehensive AAP volume, parents can access accurate, up-to-date scientific information to promote and support positive physical, emotional, cognitive, and psychologic growth in their teenagers. Spanning the full spectrum of adolescent development issues, this easy-to-use handbook helps parents and their children navigate the "tumultuous teens" with practical advice from a trusted authority-an essential "survival" guide to meet the challenge of raising a happy, healthy teenager. This handbook covers a wide range of teen health and development issues: Setting limits and maintaining discipline; Handling peer pressure and the temptations of cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs; Dating, sexuality, and sexually transmitted diseases; Nutrition, body image, and eating disorders; Changing relationships between teens and other family members; 12 keys to developing self-esteem; Hormones and a teenager's changing body; Medical ailments common to teenagers; And much more!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780553379969
ISBN-10: 0553379968
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 190mm x mm)
Pages: 606
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 29-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - AAP - American Academy of Pediatrics

Donald Greydanus is the director of the Pediatrics Residency Program at MSU/Kalamazoo. He has published extensively on adolescent health, including 150 book chapters and more than 200 articles. He has testified before Congress on corporal punishment. Philip Bashe has authored or coauthored 18 books and edited hundreds more. He has been the president of Basher Bookworks, Ltd. since 1987. In addition, he has worked as an editor at several national consumer magazines, as well as a writer for The New York Times Book Review, Buffalo Evening News, and other publications.