Slyer, Carolyn; Page, Christopher
June 1984
British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/16/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6433, p1806
Academic Journal
Focuses on the stage of puberty. Changes noted on the physical appearance; Regulation of sex hormones; Problems encountered during puberty.


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