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Audio 12.1: Eating Disorders in Teenage Boys
Description: This podcast highlights two teenage boys with eating disorders. Because eating disorders are much less common among boys than among girls, appropriate treatment may be difficult to find.
Video 12.1: “I Am Who I Am”: Adolescent Responses
Description: An 11th-grade teacher asked students to answer the question: Who am I? Watch the video to see excerpts from their responses.
Video 12.2: Family Conflict and Puberty
Description: Laurence Steinberg, Professor of Psychology at Temple University, discusses the link between family conflict and early puberty in girls.
Video 12.3: Abstinence-Only Education
Description: Prof. Laurence Steinberg of Temple University explains why abstinence-only education doesn’t work.
Web 12.1: Adolescent Crowds
Description: The Psychology Today article discusses peer crowds and how they affect modern teens.
Web 12.2: Teens and Peer Pressure
Description: The WebMD article discusses where peer pressure comes from and what parents can do to help teens handle peer pressure.