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Editors: Joav Merrick (Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel)
Book Description:
This book is dedicated to professor Greydanus as he enters the septuagenarian decade of his life! Greydanus has been a pioneer in the field of especially adolescent health, but also in general pediatrics and child health with major contributions to research and teaching material. His contributions for many decades has inspired students and other pediatricians to “do their best: Doch dyn plicht.” In this book you will find a potpourri of research and knowledge of child and adolescent health information from an international perspective on topics that have been and still is the interest of the pediatrician Greydanus: Body shape and sexual health, research related to work, study and health of children and adolescents, injury, abuse and safety for children and adolescents and finally several interesting chapters about autism. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Introduction pp.1

Chapter 1. A Tribute to the Pediatrician, Professor Donald E Greydanus
(Joav Merrick and Dilip R. Patel, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Jerusalem, Israel and others)pp.3-8

Section One: Body Shape and Sexual Health pp.9

Chapter 2. Perception of Body Shape/Weight and Health: A Measurement Problem
(Said Shahtahmasebi and Bernadette Cassidy, Centre for Health and Social Practice, Wintec, Hamilton, New Zealand and others)pp.11-24

Chapter 3. Media Exposure and Weight Concern?
(Olusegun T. Afolabi, Bamidele Bello, Macellina Y. Ijadunola, Christopher O. Alabi, Chinedu E. Akabueze and Oluwaseun A. Alabi, Department of Community Health, and Population and Reproductive Health Programm, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria)pp.25-34

Chapter 4. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine and Parents
(Nemica Thavarajah, Edward Chow and Jose Arocha, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, and Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada)pp.35-50

Chapter 5. Lactation Education and Breastfeeding Duration
(Kelly Eichmann, Timothy Baghurst and Chris Jayne, Health Science, State Center Community College District, California and Health and Human Performance, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, US)pp.51-60

Section Two: Work, Study and Health Issues pp.61

Chapter 6. Concepts of Work, Studying, and Leisure Time in Adolescents
(Lea Ferrari, Laura Nota, Salvatore Soresi and Maria Cristina Ginevra, Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology, University of Padua, Padua, Italy)pp.63-80

Chapter 7. Cigarette Smoking, Close Friendship, Sexual Intercourse and School-Going Adolescents
(David Mulenga, Mazyanga L Mazaba-Liwewe, Olusegun Babaniyi and Seter Siziya, Copperbelt University, School of Medicine, Ndola, and University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia and 3EPI Unit, World Health Organization, Lusaka, Zambia)pp.81-88

Chapter 8. Homeschool Children, Parental Influence and Cardiovascular Health and Body Composition
(David A. Wachob and Robert E. Alman, Department of Health and Physical Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania, US)pp.89-96

Chapter 9. Hypertension in Early Childhood: A Case of 11-Beta-Hydroxylase Deficiency
(Alphonsus N. Onyiriuka and Nosakhare J. Iduoriyekemwen, Endocrine and Metabolic Unit and Nephrology Unit, Department of Child Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria)pp.97-102

Chapter 10. Childhood Asthma in Georgia
(Hani M. Samawi, James H. Stephens, Gerald R. Ledlow and Ren Chunfeng, Karl E Peace Center for Biostatistics, Jiann-Ping Hsu College Public Health, Georgia Southern University, US)pp.103-112

Chapter 11. Children with Asthma: What about the Quality of Life of Their Parents?
(Anna Trzcieniecka-Green, Kamilla Bargiel-Matusiewicz, Agnieszka Wilczynska and Hatim A. Omar, Department of Social Sciences, Katowice School of Economics, Katowice, Poland and others)pp.114-120

Chapter 12. Bibliotherapy’s Effect on Anxiety in Children with Cancer
(Nicole M. Schneider, Mary Peterson, Kathleen A. Gathercoal and Elizabeth Hamilton, Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology, George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon, US)pp.121-132

Chapter 13. Asymptomatic Bacteriuria in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
(Alphonsus N Onyiriuka and Edirin O. Yusuf, Department of Child Health and Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Nigeria pp.113-138

Chapter 14. Evaluation of an HIV Anti-Stigma Campaign
(Sara A. Millimet, Beau Miller, Michael W. Ross, Pahl Samson and Chaitanya Churi, School of Health Sciences and Kinesiology, Rice University, and LIVE Consortium, Houston, Texas and 3School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, Texas, US)pp.139-148

Section Three: Injury, Abuse and Safety pp.149

Chapter 15. Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy
(Eunice Grace and Nithya Jagannathan, Department of Oral Pathology, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, India)pp.151-156

Chapter 16. Accidental Burn Injuries in Children Twelve Years and Younger
(Theodora M. Chikwanha, Tamisayi Chinhengo and Addmore Chadambuka, Departments of Rehabilitation and Community Medicine, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe)pp.157-166

Chapter 17. Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention
(Adnan A. Hyder, Nhan T. Tran, Abdulgafoor M. Bachani, David Bishai and Margie Peden, International Injury Research Unit, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, US)pp.167-182

Chapter 18. Toddler Safety in the Home Environment
(Chaya Greenberger and Liat Korn, Department of Nursing, Jerusalem College of Technology, Jerusalem, and Department of Health Management, School of Health Science, Ariel University Center of Samaria, Ariel, Israel)pp.183-198

Section Four: Autism pp.199

Chapter 19. Somali Refugee Mothers and Autism
(Shanna Miller-Gairy and Saul Mofya, Department of Veterinary Science and Public Health, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia, US) pp.201-218

Chapter 20. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Processing Challenges in Children and Adolescents
(Esther B. Hess, Center for the Developing Mind, Los Angeles, California, US)pp.219-228

Chapter 21. Autism Spectrum Disorders and Bipolar Disorder in Youth
(Adam S. Weissman, Child and Family Cognitive Behavioral Psychology, PLLC and Columbia University, New York, US)pp.229-238

Chapter 22. Parents of Children with Autism: Issues Surrounding Childhood Vaccination
April M. Young, Abigail Elliston and Lisa A. Ruble, Department of Epidemiology, University of Kentucky College of Public Health; Transylvania University, and Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology, University of Kentucky College of Education, Lexington, Kentucky, US)pp.239-252

Section Five: Acknowledgements pp.253

Chapter 23. About the Editor pp.255-256

Chapter 24. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel pp.257-160

Chapter 25. About the Book Series “Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health” pp.261-264

Section Six: Index pp.265

      Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health (Series Editor: Joav Merrick - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2015 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 279. 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-63463-574-5
   Status: AV
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