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Adolescent Medicine

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  • However, those residents who received their training during the second half of the 10 years since the Task Force survey reported significant improvement in the previously underemphasized areas of developmental and behavioral pediatrics and adolescent medicine [1].
  • Interviews of 70 healthy inner city adolescents attending an adolescent medicine clinic, using the Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents (DICA), revealed that 13% met criteria for current major depressive disorder [2].
  • DESIGN AND SETTING: A cross-sectional study of adolescent girls with PCOS (n = 97) and healthy comparisons (n = 186) was conducted at an urban, hospital-based adolescent medicine practice [3].
  • OBJECTIVE: To develop a standardized case-based curriculum for pediatric residents on child growth, development, behavior, and adolescent medicine that incorporates the Bright Futures health supervision guidelines [4].
  • This report reviews some of the topics of leptin research that are of particular importance and relevance for pediatric and adolescent medicine and for pediatric endocrinology in particular [5].

Gene context of Adolescent Medicine

  • Using 152 paired specimens, we compared the Syva Micro Trak direct specimen test with culture in a population of adolescent females attending a general adolescent medicine clinic [6].


  1. Pediatric residency training: ten years after the Task Force report. Wender, E.H., Bijur, P.E., Boyce, W.T. Pediatrics (1992) [Pubmed]
  2. Depression in inner city adolescents attending an adolescent medicine clinic. Bartlett, J.A., Schleifer, S.J., Johnson, R.L., Keller, S.E. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. (1991) [Pubmed]
  3. Fertility concerns and sexual behavior in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: implications for quality of life. Trent, M.E., Rich, M., Austin, S.B., Gordon, C.M. Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. Development of a Bright Futures curriculum for pediatric residents. Knight, J.R., Frazer, C.H., Goodman, E., Blaschke, G.S., Bravender, T.D., Emans, S.J. Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association. (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Leptin as a metabolic regulator during fetal and neonatal life and in childhood and adolescence. Kiess, W., Siebler, T., Englaro, P., Kratzsch, J., Deutscher, J., Meyer, K., Gallaher, B., Blum, W.F. Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM. (1998) [Pubmed]
  6. Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in adolescent females using direct immunofluorescence. Evans, D.L., Demetriou, E., Shalaby, H., Waner, J.L. Clinical pediatrics. (1988) [Pubmed]
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