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 University of Melbourne Author 

Title International handbook on adolescent health and development : the public health response / Andrew L. Cherry, Valentina Baltag, Mary E. Dillon, editors.

Published Cham : Springer Nature, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource
Series Springer Medicine eBooks 2017 English+International.
Contents Preface; Contents; A Snapshot of Adolescent Health and Development Globally and from Selected Countries; 1 The Epidemiology of Adolescent Health; Monitoring the Health of the Global Population of Adolescents; Leading Causes of Mortality Among Adolescents Worldwide; Beyond Mortality: The Global Burden of Disease and Disability Among Adolescents; Monitoring Health-Enhancing and Health-Compromising Behaviors Among Adolescents; Injuries and Violence Involvement; Mental Health Issues; Sexual and Reproductive Health Behaviors; Health and Risk Behaviors Linked to Non-communicable Diseases.
Monitoring Healthy Growth: Underweight and ObesityHealth Inequities Within Countries: Monitoring the Health of Marginalized Youth; References; 2 Deconstructing Adolescence; Introduction; Why Are Adolescents the Way They Are?; Adolescence as a Natural Stage in the Life Course; Adolescence as a Social Construction; No Longer Children, Not Yet Adults; Contradictory Expectations: Troubled and Troublesome; Adolescence as a Social Problem; The Criminalization of Children and Youth; Too Much (Unsafe and Unmarried) Sex; Drugs and Alcohol.
Identity for Sale: Subcultures and the Commodification of TeenagersConclusion; References; 3 Adolescent Health in Cuba; Introduction; Comprehensive Health Care for Cuban Adolescents; National Health System; National Program for Comprehensive Health Care for Adolescents; Indicators of Adolescent Health in Cuba; Demographic Data; Population Structure by Age; Mortality; Fertility; Morbidity; Growth and Development; Physical Development; Nutritional Status; Disability; Sexual and Reproductive Health; Early Sexual Behavior and Childbearing; Early Marriage.
Features of the First Union and the Onset of Sexual RelationsUse of Contraceptive; Comprehensive Knowledge of HIV/AIDS; Protective and Risk Factors; Living Conditions; Educational Level; Tobacco/Snuff and Alcohol Use; Living with Parents; Conclusions; References; 4 Adolescent Health, Development, and the Public Health Response in Japan; Introduction; The Adolescent Body and Health Problems During Adolescence; Eating Disorders; Menstrual Disorders; Amenorrhea; Menstrual Symptoms; Dysmenorrhea; Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS); Support for Self-care During Menstruation; Contraception and Abortion.
Teenage PregnancySTIs; Sex Differences in the Prevalence of STIs; Increase in Asymptomatic Carriers; Challenges for STI Prevention; Cervical Cancer; Mental Health Problems During Adolescence; Influence of Family and Friends on Adolescent; Interpersonal Interactions Online; Problematic Internet Use in Two Countries; Substance Use and Abuse Among Adolescents: Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use; Overview of Policies for Adolescents; Programs Specifically Designed to Meet Adolescent Health Needs; Violence and Injury; Bullying: A Serious Public Health Issue; Dating Violence.
Other author Cherry, Andrew, editor.
Baltag, Valentina, editor.
Dillon, Mary, editor.
SpringerLink (Online service), issuing body.
Subject Teenagers -- Health and hygiene -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Teenagers -- Medical care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
ISBN 9783319407432 (electronic bk.)
3319407430 (electronic bk.)