The "Go Ask Alice" Book of Answers: A Guide to Good Physical, Sexual, and Emotional Health

by Columbia University Health Education Program


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A frank, streetwise Our Bodies, Our Selves for young men and women.

What's the best way to minimize a hangover?

Is it normal to have sex without experiencing an orgasm?

How can you tell if a friend of yours is suffering from an eating disorder?

Does smoking pot have long-term consequences?

Does Seasonal Affective Disorder really exist?

These are the questions young people are asking ... and until now, there's been no reliable book that has provided sensible, honest, and comforting answers specifically for this audience. The Go Ask Alice Book of Answers is a groundbreaking guide that mines the best material from the eponymous award-winning Web site. From sex and relationships to alcohol and drugs to fitness and nutrition, this comprehensive handbook is the first of its kind to provide much-needed information for young adults who cannot get reliable or anonymous information from conventional channels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805055702
Publisher: Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/08/1998
Edition description: REV
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 457,577
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Columbia University's Health Service is headed by Jordan Friedman. A professional staff of health educators lead workshops, produce audio/video programs and Internet sites, and conduct research on health-related topics. The "Go Ask Alice Web" site receives over half a million "hits" a week.

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