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picture February 14, 2011

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Child with Meningococcal. Photograph. The Meningitis Trust. Web. 13 Feb. 2011. <http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.meningitis-trust.ie/Images/septicaemia%2520baby%2520with%2520purple%2520toes.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.meningitis-trust.ie/Meningitis.html&us&gt;.

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source-fox Scholorly Article February 9, 2011

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Fox, Harriette and Margaret McManus. “Adolescent Medicine at Crossroad: A Review of

Fellowship Training and Recommendations for Reform.” Incenter Strategies: The

National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health. Washington D.C. April 2008. Web. 8 Feb

2011.

 

This article goes into some detail over the history of adolescent medicine and how things need to be changed again. It goes into detail about the ways in which the program could be changed in order to make it more effective. This is a good article to use because it talks about what the branch of adolescent medicine does and ways in needs to improve.

 

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“Vaccine Preventable Diseases & Infections.” Adolescent Vaccination: Which Vaccines Do Adolescents Need? National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, 2009. Web. 09 Feb. 2011. <http://www.adolescentvaccination.org/vaccine_preventable_diseases_and_infections.htm&gt;.

 

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Ruffin, Novella. “Adolescent Growth and Development – Virginia Cooperative Extension.” Publications

and Educational Resources – Virginia Cooperative Extension. Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1

May 2009. Web. 08 Feb. 2011. <http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/350/350-850/350-850.html&gt;.

This article goes into great detail of the adolescent stage and it breaks it down of what the teen is going through, how it affects them and what the parents should do. It does a great job going into detail and helping the reader to better understand this stage in one’s life.

 

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Boeree, Dr. C. George. “Erik Erikson.” My Webspace Files. 2006. Web. 08 Feb. 2011.

<http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/erikson.html&gt;.

This article talks about Erik Erikson’s eight stages of development, specifically on the adolescent stage. It goes into detail of this stage and the importance of it in one’s life. He published his theories and from then on more people paid attention to these specific stages. This article is good to understand the adolescent stage and the goals of each stage.

 

Therapy or Prescription-resource February 6, 2011

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Satel, Sally. “Antidepressants: Two Countries, Two Views.” The New York Times 25 May 2004,

Health sec. The New York Times. 25 May 2004. Web. 6 Feb. 2011. <http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/25/health/commentary-antidepressants-two-countries-two-views.html?pagewanted=1&gt;.

This article talks about the differences in the treatment of depression in adolescents by the United States and Britain. Britain takes a more cautious approach when prescribing drugs to adolescents because there of the risk of suicide as a side-effect. The U.S. are more likely to prescribe the medicine. This article informs the reader about the different sides of the argument and also gives statistics of the likely hood of the U.S. to prescribe medicine compared to Britain. It does a good job making the reader think about which country has the better approach.

 

Scholarly article-MC February 2, 2011

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Huff, M., G. Abuzz, and H. Omar. “Detecting and Treating Depression among Adolescents Presenting for Reproductive Care: Realizing Opportunities.” Journal of Pediatric and

Adolescent Gynecology 20.6 (2007): 371-76. Print.

This article discusses the treatment of depression in female adolescents and discusses the advantages of having doctors specifically for the adolescent age group. The article will explore and go into detail the different types of approaches to treat depression. It explores the chance of depression in girls during puberty compared to boys during puberty. This article goes into deep detail and will provide more information on the advances of adolescent medicine.