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Caring for Your Teenager: The Complete and Authoritative Guide

The Complete and Authoritative Guide

American Academy of Pediatrics

Edited By:
Donald E. Greydanus, MD, FAAP
$ 18.95
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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.

Covers a wide range of teen health and development issues including

  • 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!

About the author

American Academy of Pediatrics

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an organization of 60,000 member pediatricians dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. One of the major activities of the AAP is providing reliable educational materials for parents and caregivers. Under the direction of a medical editor, content developed by the AAP is rigorously reviewed by appropriate committee members to ensure compliance with the organization's current policy and recommendations.

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