The Teenage Body Book Guide

The Teenage Body Book Guide

by Kathy McCoy, Charles Wibbelsman
     
 
The award-winning guide, now fully updated--everything every teenager (and parent of a teenager) needs to know about nutrition, health, fitness, emotions, and sexuality.

This is the essential handbook for honest, forthright, up-to-date advice in dealing with every dilemma, doubt, and possibility facing teenagers at the threshold of the new century--including: *

Overview

The award-winning guide, now fully updated--everything every teenager (and parent of a teenager) needs to know about nutrition, health, fitness, emotions, and sexuality.

This is the essential handbook for honest, forthright, up-to-date advice in dealing with every dilemma, doubt, and possibility facing teenagers at the threshold of the new century--including: * Overcoming "body image" anxiety * Drugs, drinking, smoking, and peer pressure * Sexual orientation and teenagers * Coping with depression, anxiety, and stress * Teen pregnancy, birth control, and parenthood * Sexually transmitted diseases * The latest information on fad diets, sports medicine, and medical advances * How to find confidential and effective crisis counseling * The best websites for teens, and more

* Completely revised and updated
* Cyber-appendix provides e-mail addresses and websites of valuable sources
* Includes new sections on alternative medicines and therapies, and important new discoveries about ethnic differences in physical development
* Offers new "QuickScan" feature to highlight important informative facts, plus easy-to-access reference charts, treatments, action plans, and more
* The authors are experts in the field of health issues and young adults
* Illustrated throughout

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671506377
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Publication date:
05/01/1984
Age Range:
12 - 14 Years

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