By Ralph J. DiClemente, John S. Santelli, Richard A. Crosby
This publication covers the developmental and illnesses targeted to the adolescent interval of lifestyles. It makes a speciality of particular wishes and public wellbeing and fitness courses for teens. It deals deep perception into smoking, violence, teenager being pregnant, HIV/AIDS, and different difficulties, in addition to intervention and prevention techniques.
"Anyone interested by bettering adolescent health and wellbeing should still learn this booklet. It spans theoretical and developmental constructs, summaries of evidence-based interventions for adolescent danger behaviors, metrics, and coverage recommendations." —S. Jean Emans, MD, leader, department of Adolescent drugs, and Robert Masland Jr., chair, Adolescent medication, kid's medical institution Boston, and professor of pediatrics, Harvard scientific School
"This is the only unmarried textual content that scholars can use to check adolescent overall healthiness. It contains contributions from a number of the world's so much entire researchers to supply inexperienced persons with innovative details to make the research of youth comprehensible and appropriate in sensible settings." —Gary L. Hopkins, MD, DrPH, affiliate examine professor and director, heart for Prevention examine, and director, heart for Media influence learn, Andrews University
"This textbook offers a superb stability in weighing the facts from the danger and the resilience literature, incorporating learn in racially and ethnically various populations." —Renée R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP, professor, division of Pediatrics and baby wellbeing and fitness, Howard collage collage of Medicine
"This is a fascinating, thorough, and thought-provoking assertion of our wisdom approximately early life. " —Wendy Baldwin, PhD, director, Poverty, Gender, and adolescence application, inhabitants Council
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2005). , 2006). The changes in weight among adolescents and young adults in the United States as documented in the National Health and Interview Surveys over the last forty years clearly demonstrate this change. 6 kg for females this age. 0 kg for females (Ogden, Fryar, Carroll, & Flegal, 2004). 1 percent among females between the 1971–1974 survey and the 1999–2002 survey. 4 percent between 1960–1962 and 1999–2002. The CDC has defined overweight as a body mass index (BMI) of 95 percent or higher for age and gender.
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Adolescent Health: Understanding and Preventing Risk Behaviors by Ralph J. DiClemente, John S. Santelli, Richard A. Crosby