ERIC Number: EJ540529
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Growing Up Female: Navigating Body Image, Eating, and Depression.
Graber, Julia A.; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne
Reclaiming Children and Youth: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Problems, v5 n2 p76-80 Sum 1996
Describes the dramatic increase in eating and depressive disorders experienced by significant numbers of girls as they pass through puberty. The Adolescent Study Program followed girls with eating and depressive problems across the entire adolescent decade. Discusses characteristics which are predictive of more intense problems while suggesting interventions. (LSR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special theme issue on "Courage for Troubled Girls."