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Gender differences at puberty [electronic resource] / edited by Chris Hayward.

Contributor(s): Hayward, Chris, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies on child and adolescent health: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xix, 337 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780511489716 (electronic bk.); 0511489714 (electronic bk.); 0511063830 (electronic bk.); 9780511063831 (electronic bk.); 0511072295 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511072291 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511178840 (electronic bk.); 9780511178849 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Puberty | Sex differences | Puberty -- psychology | Adaptation, Psychological | Mental Disorders -- psychology | Puberty -- metabolism | Sex Factors | Social Adjustment | Adolescent | MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology | Adolescenten | Sekseverschillen | OntwikkelingspsychologieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender differences at puberty.DDC classification: 612.6/61 Other classification: 77.56 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Methodological concerns in puberty-related research / Chris Hayward -- 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 -- 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 -- Boys at puberty: psychosocial implications / Jenica Huddleston, Xiaojia Ge -- Puberty and depression / Adrian Angold, Carol Worthman, E. Jane Costello -- Puberty and schizophrenia / Andrew Gotowiec, Mary V. Seeman, Robin Z. Cohen -- 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 -- 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 -- 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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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.

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