Topics in Human Sexuality: Physical and Emotional Aspects of Puberty
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2017
Practice Level: Intermediate
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Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D. is a psychologist in private practice specializing in eating disorders, as well as dual addictions, trauma, domestic violence and depression. She conducts individual and couples therapy with adolescent and adult clients. In addition to authoring numerous mental health courses she frequently blogs and writes newspaper articles about mental health topics.
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This course will review the physical and emotional aspects of puberty. Understanding the biological and psychological aspects of puberty will allow mental health professionals to have a deeper understanding of human sexuality.
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- Define puberty and list changes the female experiences
- Discuss the physical changes and psychological effects of precocious puberty
- Explain the physical changes males experience in puberty
- Physical Aspects of Puberty
- Toxic Shock Syndrome
- Menstrual Problems
- Psychological Problems Associated with Menstruation
- Puberty in Boys
- Psychological Adjustment in Pubescent Boys
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