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The new puberty : how to navigate early development in today's girls

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"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection of physical changes--it's deeply psychological, too, with effects that can put a girl at higher risk for behavioral problems and long-term health challenges, such as obesity, depression, eating disorders, and even cancer. [This book] is a ... guide for millions of parents--as well as teachers, coaches, pediatricians, and family members--by two notable experts in the field"--

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Lyons Public Library 613.042 GRE (Text)
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52141300382412
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Warsaw Public Library 613.0424 GRE (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781623363420
  • ISBN: 162336342X
  • Physical Description: xxvii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale Books, ©2014.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-238) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The coming-of-age experience has changed dramatically, with girls maturing sooner than ever. But what happens when a girl has the body of a 13-year-old and the brain of an 8-year-old? Contrary to popular wisdom, early puberty is not merely a reflection of physical changes--it's deeply psychological, too, with effects that can put a girl at higher risk for behavioral problems and long-term health challenges, such as obesity, depression, eating disorders, and even cancer. [This book] is a ... guide for millions of parents--as well as teachers, coaches, pediatricians, and family members--by two notable experts in the field"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Puberty.
Teenage girls > Physiology.
Teenage girls > Growth.
Teenage girls > Health and hygiene.
Parenting.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Children.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / Adolescence.


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