How old were you when you got your period?

Goodman, Eric
July 1997
Self;Jul97, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p90
Focuses on the importance of the age at which a girl first experiences menstruation. Median age for menstruation in the 1980s; Biological, social, physical and psychological factors that affect the age at which a female experiences this change.


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