5. Child and Adolescent Sexual Development and Sexual Identity Issues

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Tammi Damas,
  2. Laura C. Hein,
  3. Lois C. Powell and
  4. Edith (Emma) Dundon

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch5

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Damas, T., Hein, L. C., Powell, L. C. and Dundon, E. (2012) Child and Adolescent Sexual Development and Sexual Identity Issues, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660

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Keywords:

  • Adolescent pregnancy and sexual minority;
  • Central precocious puberty (CPP);
  • Child and adolescent sexual development;
  • Delayed puberty and klinefelter syndrome;
  • Depression, anxiety, and suicide;
  • Heterosexism and homophobia;
  • Hormonal development;
  • Peripheral precocious puberty (PPP);
  • Reparative or conversion therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sexuality in Childhood

  • Sexual Development

  • Clinical Implications

  • Sexual Behaviors

  • Consequences of Abnormal Sexual Development

  • Sexuality

  • Sexual and Gender Identity

  • Conclusion

  • Resources on Adolescent Sexual Development

  • Resources for Precocious Puberty

  • Resources on Homosexuality and Adolescents

  • Resources for Lesbian and Gay Adolescents and Families

  • Other Resources

  • References