American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen (Paperback)
Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy's life. It's even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more:
- Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect--from your developing body to your feelings about girls
- The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body
- Pimples, acne, and how to properly care for your skin
- Your reproductive system--inside and out
- Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings
Amy B. Middleman, MD, MSEd, MPH, is a board-certified Adolescent Medicine specialist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She is a practicing and teaching physician specializing in the care of adolescents at Texas Children's Hospital. In addition to her Doctor of Medicine degree, she has a Master of Science in Education and a Master of Public Health degree. Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker. She has a master's degree in social work from Columbia University as well as a certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents from NYU Psychoanalytic Institute. The American Medical Association is the most prestigious organization of physicians in the world. Their adult books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies.