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Adolescent health, the role of individual differences, Patrick Heaven

Label
Adolescent health, the role of individual differences, Patrick Heaven
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Adolescent health
Nature of contents
dictionariesbibliography
Oclc number
226376553
Responsibility statement
Patrick Heaven
Series statement
Adolescence and society
Sub title
the role of individual differences
Summary
Adolescence is one of the most turbulent yet exciting phases in life. Increased autonomy brings with it new health risks ranging from drugs and sexually transmitted disease, to eating disorders and suicidal depression. Even though todays teenagers are more concerned with and educated about their health than any previous generation, they still engage in risky behaviour.Adolescent Health explores how individual differences contribute to health and illness across a wide range of cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. Patrick Heaven blends the latest research findings from a r
Table Of Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures and tables; Foreword; Preface; General introduction; Health education; Stress and coping; Body image and eating behaviours; Sex and AIDS; Substance use: alcohol, cigarettes, and other drugs; Mental health: schizophrenia, depression, and suicide; Lifestyle, exercise, and diet; Concluding comments; References; Name index; Subject index
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