Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 2, issue 4, P151-155 1963 DOI: 10.1177/000992286300200401 View full text
J. Roswell Gallagher

Abstract: RESE~rT-n~~ increase in interest in the medical care of adolescents does not mean that this age group's care should become a specialty. There are, as a matter of fact, good reasons why it should not.Nevertheless this interest does suggest that those physicians who now devote special attention to adolescents are making two basic assumptions. First, that adolescents differ physiologically and psychologically from members of other age groups. Second, that people have to be taken into account when we treat their …

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