This issue - Hot Topics in Adolescent Health, presents a wide array of articles exploring some of the most exciting advances and controversies in adolescent health. These topics and other evolving areas are presented to guide the reader toward providing state of the art clinical care to adolescents, as well as reviewing new research that will shape the future of adolescent health.
Topics include:Nutritional and metabolic controversies including the diagnosis of gluten intolerance, vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome in adolescents, and the use of bariatric surgery to treat the comorbidities of adolescent obesity.New diagnostic considerations, including updated DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for mental health disorders such as mood dysregulation, eating disorders, and ADHD.Reproductive health advances including new diagnostic techniques and treatment regimens for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, as well as the expanding use of long-acting reversible contraceptives.New frontiers in adolescent medicine including office-based management of opiate addiction, support of gender nonconforming youth, and the use of mindfulness practices in the care of a variety of conditions.
Target Market: Pediatricians, family practice physicians, and other physicians and health professionals who care for adolescents and young adults; pediatric and family practice resident program directors; residents; Pediatric nurse practitioners and pediatric physician assistants.
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 435 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
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