Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-545-6
# of Pages: 1410
# of Volumes: 3
Print List Price: $395
e-ISBN: 978-1-61925-546-3
eBook User Price: $395
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Salem Health: Adolescent Health & Wellness

Editor: Paul Moglia, PhD, South Nassau
September 2015


A comprehensive, accessible resource covering all aspects of Adolescent Health & Wellness, including Drugs & Addictions, Going Online, Sexual Health, Health Myths, Your Mind & Body, and so much more.

This title from Salem Health is a comprehensive guide for those experiencing puberty or those who want to learn more about the crucial development of adolescents from age 13 to 19. Adolescent Health & Wellness provides 483 articles on the most important topics surrounding adolescent health.

Written by medical professionals, these easy-to-understand articles reach across nearly 20 categories of health related issues important to teens, including:

  • Advice from Teens
  • Nutrition & Staying Fit
  • Disabilities & Disorders
  • Relationships: Dating, Family, Friends
  • Diversity
  • School & Jobs: Skills for Success
  • Drugs, Alcohol & Addiction
  • Sexuality & Sexual Health
  • Going Green
  • Going Online
  • Vaccines and Vaccination
  • Grief & Loss
  • Your Body
  • Health: Diseases & Conditions
  • Your Mind/Emotional Health
  • Health Myths
  • Infections
  • Staying Safe

Adolescent Health & Wellness also includes over 130 new articles especially relevant to today's youth, such as: Biracial Heritage, Tanorexia, ADHA Medications, Smokeless Tobacco, Cyberbullying, Asthma, Teenage Suicide, Insomnia, Personal Hygiene, Sexual Harassment, Body Image, and Changing Passwords.

All articles range from one to eight pages in length, and each article includes a summary of the topic, followed by clear, concise text, thoughtfully punctuated with helpful subheads. Lists of sources for further Reading and See Also sections are also provided, helping to guide the reader to supplemental material throughout the work.

Additionally, four glossaries are provided to help the reader fully understand terms and phrases discussed in each topic: Psychological Terms, Green Terms, Health Eating Terms, and Prescription Drug Terms. This is followed by a list of 150 Website and Organizations relevant to adolescents, young adults, and their young adult network, as well as a Mediagraphy section with more than 50 films and books with adolescent themes and characters, all with detailed descriptions. Finally, a thorough Subject Index alphabetically lists all significant people, places and concepts covered in this set, cutting research time in half.

The Printed Reference

  • 3 volumes, including over 1,000 pages
  • 600 Essays and 100 sidebars and charts
  • 100 Photos & Illustrations
  • Appendixes, indexes and resource listings

Online Access

  • Fully Supported
  • Unlimited users at your library
  • Full access from home or dorm room
  • Immediate access via online registration
  • A simple, intuitive interface
  • User profile areas for students and patrons
  • Sophisticated search functions
  • Complete content, including appendixes
  • Full Illustrated

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