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Topic Index - Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Medicine Home

Adolescent Growth and Development

Normal Growth

Female Physical Development

Anatomy of the Breasts

Normal Breast Development

Anatomy of the Female Pelvic Area

Menstrual Cycle: An Overview

Puberty: Adolescent Female

Male Physical Development

Overview of the Male Anatomy

Puberty: Adolescent Male

Physical Examination: Adolescent Male

Care of the Uncircumcised Penis

Cognitive Development

Relationship Development

Adolescent Health Problems and Injuries

Overview of Adolescent Health Problems



Breast Conditions

Breast Self-Examination


Eye Care / Avoiding Eye Injuries

Gynecological and Menstrual Conditions

Recognizing Urologic or Gynecologic Problems

Pap Test



Menstrual Disorders



Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

High Blood Pressure

Infectious Mononucleosis


Oral Health

Orthodontics and Braces

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Periodontal Disease

Orthopaedic Problems

Osgood-Schlatter Disease


Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Safer Sex Guidelines

Sports Safety

Sports Injuries Statistics

Sprains and Strains

Tennis Elbow


Heat-Related Illnesses (Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion, Heat Stroke)

Adolescent Mental Health

Adolescent Mental Health Overview


Mood Disorders

Overview of Mood Disorders

Major Depression


Manic Depression / Bipolar Disorder

Teen Suicide

Anxiety Disorders

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Behavior Disorders

Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder

Conduct Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa

Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependence

Adjustment Disorders

Chronic Illness and Transplantation Issues and the Adolescent

Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Eating During Adolescence

Weight Management

Determining Body Mass Index

Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, and Triglycerides



Safety and Injury Prevention

Teenage Drivers

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety - Injury Statistics and Incidence Rates

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety - Identifying High-Risk Situations

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety - Prevention

Water Safety and Teens

Firearm Safety


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