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Title Gender differences at puberty / edited by Chris Hayward
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 337 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies on child and adolescent health
Cambridge studies on child and adolescent health.
Contents Methodological concerns in puberty-related research / Chris Hayward -- PART 1. SEX DIFFERENCES IN HORMONES AND THEIR EFFECT AT PUBERTY -- Biology of puberty: new developments in sex differences / Patricia Y. Fechner -- Hormonal changes at puberty and the emergence of gender differences in internalizing disorders / Katherine Sanborn, Chris Hayward -- PART 2. GIRLS AT PUBERTY -- Puberty and body image / Eric Stice -- Gender differences in opposite sex relationships: interactions with puberty / Laura Compian, Chris Hayward -- Aggression, psychopathology, and delinquency: influences of gender and maturation -- where did all the good girls go? / Stephanie R. Hawkins, Samantha Pia Miller, Hans Steiner -- PART 3. BOYS AT PUBERTY -- Boys at puberty: psychosocial implications / Jenica Huddleston, Xiaojia Ge -- PART 4. PUBERTY AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGY -- Puberty and depression / Adrian Angold, Carol Worthman, E. Jane Costello -- Puberty and schizophrenia / Andrew Gotowiec, Mary V. Seeman, Robin Z. Cohen -- PART 5. PUBERTAL TIMING: ANTECEDENTS -- Childhood sexual abuse and pubertal timing: implications for long-term psychosocial adjustment / Tanya A. Bergevin, William M. Bukowski, Leigh Karavasilis -- Psychosocial factors predicting pubertal onset / Laurie L. Meschke, Pamela Jo Johnson, Bonnie L. Barber, Jacquelynne S. Eccles -- PART 6. PUBERTAL TIMING: CONSEQUENCES -- Short-term and long-term consequences of early versus late physical maturation in adolescents / Karina Weichold, Rainer K. Silbereisen, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund -- When coming of age means coming undone: links between puberty and psychosocial adjustment among European American and African American girls / Alice Michael, Jacquelynne S. Eccles -- PART 7. PUBERTY AND CONTEXT -- Puberty in context / Julia A. Graber
Summary Puberty is one of the most important life transitions. At no other time are there such significant transformations in biology, social and psychological development. It also marks a significant separation between the genders. This book focuses on the emergence of gender difference and provides an up-to-date summary of interdisciplinary research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Puberty.
Sex differences.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Mental Disorders -- psychology.
Puberty -- metabolism.
Puberty -- psychology.
Sex Factors.
Social Adjustment.
Form Electronic book
Author Hayward, Chris, 1953-
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