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Title Adolescence and puberty / edited by John Bancroft, June Machover Reinisch.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  612.661 ADOL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series The Kinsey Institute series ; v. 3.
Kinsey Institute series ; v. 3.
Notes Based on a symposium held Nov. 20-23, 1986 at the Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary This wide-ranging volume presents an in-depth picture of adolescent sexuality and behavior. As perhaps the most vital period in human development, adolescence is a time of complex, often difficult interactions between diverse influences. Here, nineteen scientists representing ten disciplines explore the biological, psychological, and cultural factors involved in the onset of puberty and its associated emotional changes. Patterns of adolescent sexual behavior are viewed in cross-cultural perspective, psychiatric disorders are considered, and trends in adolescent sexual activity, contraception, and pregnancy are described. Key legal and social dilemmas are also explored. This is the third volume in a groundbreaking series from the Kinsey Institute, which has as its aim the study of topics relating to sex, gender, and reproduction that require an interdisciplinary approach. Previous volumes in the series include Homosexuality/Heterosexuality and Masculinity/Femininity.
Other author Bancroft, John.
Reinisch, June Machover.
Subject Youth -- Sexual behavior -- Congresses.
Puberty -- Congresses.
Youth -- Sexual behavior -- United States -- Congresses.
ISBN 0195053362 (alk. paper)