Synopses & Reviews
Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy's life. It's especially important at this time to get answers and advice 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 expectfrom 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 systeminside and out
- Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings
The American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen will help you understand the health issues that are of most concern to teenage boys, and will teach you how to be safe, happy, and healthy through these 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.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: WELCOME TO PUBERTY.
Chapter Two: EATING, EXERCISE, AND A HEALTHY WEIGHT.
Chapter Three: YOUR HEIGHT.
Chapter Four: YOUR SKIN, TEETH, AND HAIR.
Chapter Five: YOUR REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM—INSIDE AND OUT.
Chapter Six: ERECTIONS, WET DREAMS, AND MASTURBATION.
Chapter Seven: YOUR FEELINGS.
Chapter Eight: RELATIONSHIPS.
Chapter Nine: WHAT ABOUT SEX?
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