Body Image, Puberty

Age at menarche in Canada: Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children & Youth  B. Al-Sahab et al., BMC Public Health, November 2010

Assessing weight perception accuracy to promote weight loss among U.S. female adolescents: A secondary analysis  J. Yost et al., BMC Public Health, August 2010

Association between Internet use and body dissatisfaction among young females: Cross-sectional analysis of the Canadian Community Health Survey  A. Carter et al., Journal of Medical Internet Research, February 2017

Association between menarche and iron deficiency in non-anemic young women  D.L. Sekhar et al., PLoS One, May 2017

Body image and quality-of-life in untreated versus brace-treated females with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis  T. Schwieger et al., Spine, February 2016

Body-related social comparison and disordered eating among adolescent females with an eating disorder, depressive disorder, and healthy controls  A.E. Hamel et al., Nutrients, September 2011

Body satisfaction, weight gain and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls  K.R. Sonneville et al., International Journal of Obesity, July 2012

Bulimic symptom onset in young girls: A longitudinal trajectory analysis  C.M. Pearson & G.T. Smith, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, November 2015

Challenges in the detection of working memory and attention decrements among overweight adolescent girls  L.O. Bauer & K.J. Manning, Neuropsychobiology, September 2016

Childhood sexual abuse and eating disorders in females: Findings from the Victorian Adolescent Health Cohort Study  L. Sanci et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, March 2008

Development's tortoise and hare: Pubertal timing, pubertal tempo, and depressive symptoms in boys and girls  J. Mendle et al., Developmental Psychology, September 2010

Disordered eating among a multi-racial/ethnic sample of female high-school athletes  Y. Pernick et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2006

Elevated social anxiety among early maturing girls  H. Blumenthal et al., Developmental Psychology, July 2011

Examining weight concern and delay discounting in adolescent females  S. Thamotharan et al., Eating Behaviors, April 2016

Exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and age of menarche in adolescent girls in NHANES (2003-2008)  D.E. Buttke et al., Environmental Health Perspectives, November 2012

The falling age of puberty in U.S. girls: What we know, what we need to know  S. Steingraber, Breast Cancer Fund, August 2007

Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk  F.R. Day et al., Nature Genetics, June 2017

Girls with obesity have increased risk of depression  L. Rapaport, Reuters Health News, August 10, 2018

Has age at menarche changed? Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004  M.A. McDowell et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, March 2007

How adolescent girls interpret weight-loss advertising  R. Hobbs et al., Health Education Research, October 2006

Irregular menses: A warning sign of vomiting for weight control  D.K. Katzman, Journal of Adolescent Health, May 2008

Linear growth and final height characteristics in adolescent females with anorexia nervosa  D. Modan-Moses et al., PLoS One, September 2012

Longitudinal associations between television viewing and body mass index among white and black girls  V.R. Henderson, Journal of Adolescent Health, December 2007

Longitudinal development of secondary sexual characteristics in girls and boys between ages 9½ and 15½ years  E.J. Susman et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, February 2010

A prospective study of overeating, binge eating, and depressive symptoms among adolescent and young adult women  H.H. Skinner et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, May 2012

Psychosocial correlates of sunburn among young adult women  C.J. Heckman et al., International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, June 2012

Risky decision-making in adolescent girls: The role of pubertal hormones and reward circuitry  Z.A. Op de Macks et al., Psychoneuroendocrinology, December 2016

School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls  S.B Austin et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, September 2007

Self-esteem in adolescent females  F.M. Biro et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, October 2006

Shared genetic effects between age at menarche and disordered eating  J.H. Baker et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, November 2012

Subjective social status in the school and change in adiposity in female adolescents: Findings from a prospective cohort study  A.R. Lemeshow et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, January 2008

Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and age at menarche in a prospective study of US girls  J.L. Carwile et al., Human Reproduction, March 2015

Teen daughters and their mothers in conversation: Identifying opportunities for enhancing awareness of risky tanning behaviors  M. Gordon et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, May 2016

Teen girls' yen for indoor tans sparks battle over risks  N. Shute, Shots: Health News from NPR, August 21, 2013