American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780787983437
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/26/2006
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 142,256
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

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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Table of Contents

FOREWORD 3

Chapter One: WELCOME TO PUBERTY 6

Chapter Two: EATING, EXERCISE, AND A HEALTHY WEIGHT 16

Chapter Three: YOUR HEIGHT 30

Chapter Four: YOUR SKIN, TEETH, AND HAIR 36

Chapter Five: YOUR REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM—INSIDE AND OUT 54

Chapter Six: ERECTIONS, WET DREAMS, AND MASTURBATION 64

Chapter Seven: YOUR FEELINGS 70

Chapter Eight: RELATIONSHIPS 84

Chapter Nine: WHAT ABOUT SEX? 98

FIND OUT MORE! 112

GLOSSARY 116

INDEX 125

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