Multimedia Resources

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Audio Link

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 Links

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 12.2Family Conflict and Puberty

Description: Laurence Steinberg, Professor of Psychology at Temple University, discusses the link between family conflict and early puberty in girls.

Video 12.3Abstinence-Only Education

Description: Prof. Laurence Steinberg of Temple University explains why abstinence-only education doesn’t work.

Web Resources

Web 12.1Adolescent Crowds

Description: The Psychology Today article discusses peer crowds and how they affect modern teens.

Web 12.2Teens and Peer Pressure

Description: The WebMD article discusses where peer pressure comes from and what parents can do to help teens handle peer pressure.