Female Puberty

A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

  • Jennifer E. Dietrich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Hillary B. Boswell
    Pages 7-30
  3. Judith Sanchez
    Pages 31-41
  4. Oluyemisi A. Adeyemi
    Pages 43-60
  5. Nancy A. Sokkary
    Pages 61-69
  6. Jennifer E. Dietrich
    Pages 71-78
  7. Jennifer Bercaw-Pratt
    Pages 79-88
  8. Leslie A. Appiah
    Pages 89-95
  9. Xiomara M. Santos
    Pages 97-101
  10. Nirupama K. De Silva
    Pages 103-113
  11. Jennifer E. Dietrich
    Pages 115-128
  12. Xiomara M. Santos
    Pages 129-135
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 155-159

About this book


Female Puberty: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians is a practical reference, covering the full range of issues related to pubertal development.  Developed to answer pointed clinical questions and to provide a thorough review of the literature, the book covers both the basics and the complexities of puberty, encompassing psychosocial development to pubertal nuances in highly specialized populations.  Comprehensive in scope, this title offers concepts that are concisely conveyed and chapters that complement each other well.  Complex subjects such as details of the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis are covered in a readily understandable manner, and bullet points throughout the text serve as helpful reminders to the reader.  An invaluable contribution to the literature, Female Puberty: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians will be of great interest to all health providers concerned with female reproductive health – including obstetrician gynecologists, reproductive endocrine specialists, pediatricians, pediatric specialists, family practitioners, and allied health professionals.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jennifer E. Dietrich
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and PediatricsBaylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s HospitalHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-0911-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-0912-4
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