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Adolescent girls at risk

Harold J. Marchant

Adolescent girls at risk

by Harold J. Marchant

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford, Eng, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Social work with teenagers -- England -- Case studies.,
    • Teenage girls.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 103.

      Statementby Harold Marchant and Helen M. Smith.
      SeriesSocial work series, Pergomon international library of sciences, technology, engineering and social studies
      ContributionsSmith, Helen Miller, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV1441.G7 M37 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 103 p. ;
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4908953M
      ISBN 100080189148, 0080206344
      LC Control Number76058324

      Adolescent Pregnancy and Sexual Risk-Taking Among Sexually Abused Girls. Original article by: Jacqueline L. Stock, Michelle A. Bell, Debra K. Boyer and Frederick A. Connell. This study investigated the association between histories of sexual abuse and the incidence of adolescent pregnancy in young women. Anaemic adolescent mothers are at a high risk of miscarriage, maternal mortality and still births; also, low birth weight babies with low iron reserves Poor nutritional status of adolescents is an outcome of socio-cultural, economic and public policies relating to household food security compounded by behavioural by:

      The low intake of iron and calcium among adolescent girls is of particular concern. Vitamin D deficiency is increasingly prevalent and is associated with decreased bone density and probably fracture risk. Vitamin D deficiency is typically defined as hydroxyvitamin D concentrations. 24 April -- In an estimated million children and young adolescents died, mostly from preventable causes. Evidence shows that gaps in the quality of care contribute to complications and deaths among children. To address these gaps WHO and partners have produced new quality of care standards to improve both the provision and experience of care .

        Why young girls are at risk for anemia Adolescent females are at greater risk for anemia than adolescent boys. This may be due to several reasons, including the fact that adolescent girls lose blood each month during their menstrual cycles and many teenage girls eat less red meat than adolescent boys. Going beyond superficial media stereotypes, this volume presents a balanced view of teenage girls. Beyond Appearance reviews and assesses research on girls from a variety of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, searching for commonalities and differences. The contributing authors explore topics at the heart of adolescence, including gender-role prescriptions, body Pages:


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