The medical speciality where the adolescent diseases are considered and treated is known as Adolescent medicine. The problems related to puberty are most common in Adolescent medicine and consulted to a general medicine doctor. Sexually transmitted diseases, unintended pregnancy, birth control etc. are other diseases.
Understanding adolescent health and research related to adolescent medicine is very important. Present day younger generation has many issues on their health condition and adolescent medicine importance is increasing day by day. Sexuality, Pregnancy testing, Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment, Birth control, Substance use, Mental health and Questions you may have about your body are part of adolescent medicine. In several conditions, the research on adolescent medicine is important to treat adult diseases.
Related journals of Adolescent medicine
Internal Medicine: Open Access, General Medicine: Open Access, Health Care : Current Reviews, Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior, Sexual Development, Journal of Sexual Aggression, Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Reproductive Biology