Puberty- Normal and delayed COMPENTENCIES The resident should be able to: Identify the first signs of true puberty Know the range of ages for normal pubertal onset Define and evaluate delayed puberty Know what therapy is available and when treatment is warranted Know when referral to an ...
© 2006 The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth. Reproduction permitted for individual classroom use. Kids Health.org/classroom Grades 6 to 8 • Personal Health Series Puberty When it comes to puberty, change is the name of the game!
Contents Questions about puberty? Try talking with your dad … or with another adult you trust, like your older brother, grandfather, uncle, mom or health care provider.
Precocious Puberty COMPETENCY: The resident should be able to define precocious puberty, know the differential diagnosis of precocious puberty, and distinguish between variations of normal and precocious puberty.
© 2006 The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth. Reproduction permitted for individual classroom use. Kids Health.org/classroom Grades 3 to 5• Personal Health Series Puberty Change can be difficult, and puberty is definitely a time of change!
Puberty – Every body needs to know activity book Page 1 © Family Planning Queensland 2010
Precocious Puberty The Pituitary Gland: The "Master Gland " The pituitary gland, which is often referred to as the "master gland", regulates the release of most of the body's hormones (chemical messengers that send information to different parts of the body).
Questions about puberty? Try talking with your mom … or with another adult you trust, like your older sister, grandmother, aunt, dad or health care provider.
Biological Transitions: Puberty 2 Puberty: An Introduction •From Latin word pubertas (adult) •Period of lifespan in which an individual becomes capable of sexual reproduction •Hormones regulated by the endocrine system lead to physical changes •No new hormones are produced and no new ...
n Puberty: Normal, Early, and Late Development n Pubertyisthetimewhenyourchildgoesthrough many types of changes: physical, sexual, intellec tual, emotional, and social.