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Gender Differences at Puberty

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Part of Cambridge Studies on Child and Adolescent Health

Chris Hayward, Patricia Fechner, Katherine Sanborn, Eric Stice, Laura Compian, Stephanie R. Hawkins, Samantha Pia Miller, Hans Steiner, Jenica Huddleston, Xiaojia Ge, Adrian Angold, Carol Worthman, E. Jane Costello, Andrew Gotowiec, Mary V. Seeman, Robin, Z. Cohen, Tanya A. Bergevin, William M. Bukowski, Leigh Karavasilis, Laurie L. Meschke, Pamela Jo Johnson, Bonnie L. Barber, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, Karina Weichold, Rainer Silbereisen, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund, Alice Michael, Julia Graber
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  • Date Published: August 2003
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521807043

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  • Focusing on the emergence of gender difference as a major life transition, this study provides a summary of interdisciplinary research that includes contributions from an international team of leading experts. Puberty is one of the most important life transitions. At no other time are there such significant and rapid transformations in biology and social and psychological development. Topics covered in this volume include biological aspects of puberty, body image, aggression, sexual abuse, opposite-sex relationships and the psychopathology of puberty.

    • Highlights gender differences, a neglected but important area of puberty
    • International, cross-cultural perspective
    • Distinguished group of experts from a range of disciplinary backgrounds
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    • Date Published: August 2003
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521807043
    • length: 358 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 160 x 28 mm
    • weight: 0.66kg
    • contains: 8 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Methodological concerns in puberty-related research Chris Hayward
    Part I. Sex Differences in Hormones and their Effect at Puberty:
    2. The biology of puberty: new developments in sex difference Patricia Fechner
    3. Hormonal changes at puberty and the emergence of gender differences in internalizing disorders Katherine Sanborn and Chris Hayward
    Part II. Girls at Puberty:
    4. Puberty and body image Eric Stice
    5. Girls' opposite-sex relationships
    interactions with puberty Laura Compian and Chris Hayward
    6. Aggression, psychopathology and deliquency: influences of gender and maturation. Where did all the good girls go? Stephanie R. Hawkins, Samantha Pia Miller and Hans Steiner
    Part III. Boys at Puberty:
    7. Boys at puberty: psychosocial implications Jenica Huddleston and Xiaojia Ge
    Part IV. Puberty and Psychopathology:
    8. Puberty and depression Adrian Angold, Carol Worthman and E. Jane Costello
    9. Puberty and schizophrenia Andrew Gotowiec, Mary V. Seeman and Robin Z. Cohen
    Part V. Pubertal Timing: Antecedents:
    10. Childhood sexual abuse and pubertal timing
    implications for long-term psychosocial adjustment Tanya A. Bergevin, William M. Bukowski and Leigh Karavasilis
    11. Psychosocial factors predicting pubertal onset Lauraie L. Meschke, Pamela Jo Johnson, Bonnie L. Barber and Jacquelynne S. Eccles
    Part VI. Pubertal Timing: Consequences:
    12. Short-term and long-term consequences of early vs. late physical maturation in adolescents Karina Weichold, Rainer Silbereisen and Eva Schmitt-Rodermund
    13. When coming of age means coming undone: links between puberty and psychosocial adjustment among European-American and African-American girls Alice Michael and Jacquelynne S. Eccles
    Part VII. Puberty and Context:
    14. Puberty in context Julia Graber.

  • Editor

    Chris Hayward, Stanford University, California
    Dr Chris Hayward is an Associate Professor and Chief of Hospital-Based Services for the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University. He was awarded teacher of the year in 1994 and has received a William T. Grant Faculty Scholar award.

    Contributors

    Chris Hayward, Patricia Fechner, Katherine Sanborn, Eric Stice, Laura Compian, Stephanie R. Hawkins, Samantha Pia Miller, Hans Steiner, Jenica Huddleston, Xiaojia Ge, Adrian Angold, Carol Worthman, E. Jane Costello, Andrew Gotowiec, Mary V. Seeman, Robin, Z. Cohen, Tanya A. Bergevin, William M. Bukowski, Leigh Karavasilis, Laurie L. Meschke, Pamela Jo Johnson, Bonnie L. Barber, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, Karina Weichold, Rainer Silbereisen, Eva Schmitt-Rodermund, Alice Michael, Julia Graber

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