Children and Medicine

Dedicated to the health and well-being of children around the globe!

annotated bibliography January 31, 2011

Filed under: Resources — macasey7 @ 9:12 pm

Adolescent Medicine. Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and Society. 2008 Web. 31 Jan


The article gives the history of when adolescent medicine became its own field. It began as a branch off of pediatrics in 1951. Doctor J. Roswell Gallagher realized the importance of the difference between childhood and adulthood. Many psychologists discovered that the time period between those stages was very important to a person’s development. The article goes chronologically through the years of when it established that teenagers should have their own doctor so that they could express their needs and concerns without their parents present. This article effectively informs the reader chronologically the emergence of adolescent specialization. It also explains the importance of specialization.


One Response to “annotated bibliography”

  1. […] change. Teens could go to their doctor on their own and could discuss what they wanted to discuss (Adolescent Medicine). This changed many issues with teens. For example teen pregnancy was very common a long time ago […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s