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ERIC Number: EJ408279
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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A Content Analysis of Educational Media about Menstruation.
Havens, Beverly; Swenson, Ingrid
Adolescence, v24 n96 p901-07 Win 1989
Reviewed 31 audiovisual media for content related to physical and psychological aspects of menstruation; portrayal of adolescent girls, parents, and peers; and relationship of menstruation to developmental process. In general, variations in physical and emotional responses were described as normal. In all cases, fear and embarrassment were acknowledged. Openness in discussions among peers and with female adults was emphasized. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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