The following are
links to web pages that contain information on topics related to
Life Span Development.
|| Eating Disorders || Teen
Suicide || Teen Pregnancy || Teen
Alcohol Use || Juvenile Delinquency ||
|| Drug Use || Child
Smoking || Child Battery and Sexual
Disease || Multi-Infarct Dimensia || Menopause ||
Disorders: Myths and GMU Campus Resources
- Informative page created by George Mason
University's Counseling Center.
Anorexia/Bulimia Association - Basic information on Bulimia
and Bulimia Family Support Group - A
collection of information on Bulimia and Anorexia
Eating Disorder Association - non-profit
organization dedicated to alleviating the problems of
Anorexia, Bulimia and compulsive overeating
- Information and Guidance for Patients, Family, and
Friends by Cheryl A. Wildes
Disorders - A large collection of
information on eating disorders.
Realities - Web page created by a Canadian
based eating disorder recovery center.
Anorexia - A Harvard Medical School Mental
Health Letter, May 1988.
Anorexia Nervosa becomming more common? - A
Harvard Medical School Mental Health Letter, September 1988.
Disorders in Males - An informative article
written by Leslie Knowlton.
Nervosa: What is anorexia nervosa? - An
informative page created by BeWell.com
What is bulimia? - An informative page
created by BeWell.com
NERVOSA - A personal information page on
Anorexia created and maintained by Heather Purdin.
- A personal information page on Bulimia created and
maintained by Heather Purdin.
A life of binging and purging - A fact
filled webpage dedicated to educating people about
is an Eating Disorder? - Short information
on eating disorders by the Eating Disorder Recovery
Eating Disorders - Information on
overeating, Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia.
is Anorexia? - Physical, behavioral and
psychological characteristics of Anorexia; created by the
Eating Disorders Association of Australia.
is Bulimia? - Physical, behavioral and
psychological characteristics of Bulimia; created by the
Eating Disorders Association of Australia.
Eating Disorder - A very informative article
written by the National Institute of Health.
Diets - Girls as young as six are watcing
their weight and staving their way to serious eating
and Eating Disorders - An article from the
October 1994 issue of Medical Sciences Bulletin
- Eating Disorders Diagnosis and Treatment FAQ-
1 & Part
Much Exercise May Put Some Young Women At Risk For
Bulimia - An article by Joel Schwartz
- Self help and
Psychology: Eating Disorders - An
informative page created by Diana K. Weiss, Ph.D.
Disorders - Information on Anorexia,
Bulimia, Body Image, Compulsive Eating and couseling.
Eating Disorders Site - Information on
Bulimia, Anorexia, Binge Eating and a story of Anorexic
pop star Karen
Teen Alcohol Use.
Child Battery and
Families Should know about Child Sexual Abuse
- Definition, facts on child abuse as well as the
behavior of an abused child.
Child Abuse & Neglect in Alaska -
Information for the general public provided by the State
of Alaska and the Alaskan Department of Health and Social
Sexual Abuse by Linda Cain - A personal
account of Linda Cain's experience with Child Sexual
Abuse of Children - An article written by
Patricia D. McClendon
and Symptoms of Sexual Abuse - Physical and
Overt/Covert Sexual Abuse.
After Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse -
Factors that affect how deeply the experience of
childhood sexual abuse affects its victims.
Committee to Prevent Child Abuse - The NCPCA
vision is one in which every child is free from abuse and
neglect, safely nurtured by a loving family, and
supported by a caring community.
Sexual Abuse - Information on Child sexual
abuse provided by the NCPCA.
of Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities -
Information provided by the NCPCA.
CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY CENTER - A non-profit
agency providing prevention, intervention, and treatment
services to physically and sexually abused children and
Abuse of Males: Prevalence, Lasting Effects, and
Resources - A very indepth page created by
Jim Hopper, Ph.D.
Bureau of Southern California - A bureau
dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse.
Greene's House Calls - How can I recognize
sexual abuse if it happened to my child?
News - A news report; Slap lands mother on
child abuse list
and Communications - Facts about family
Silent Problem of Child Sexual Abuse -
Recognizing the Signs & Symptoms of Child Sexual
Abuse Recognition and Non-Disclosure Inventory for Young
Adolescents - by Nancy Faulkner, Ph.D.
Sex: Is it abuse or misuse? - An article by
Nancy Faulkner, Ph.D.
Box: The secrecy of child sexual abuse - An
article by Nancy Faulkner, Ph.D.
Many Children Are Sexually Abused? - Facts
and statistics on sexually abuse children.
Maltreatment & Substance Abuse - Article
by Adam Tomison for National Child Protection Clearing
Abuse and Mental Health - Information on
physical, sexual and emotional abuse and its effects on
Abuse Report - Third National Incidence
Study of Child Abuse and Neglect.
NOTES - Exploring the Role of Child Abuse in
Later Drug Abuse.
Kids - An article written by Ann Bradley.
Debate on Spanking is Closed - An article
written by Jordan Riak.
Story - Blain Nelson's Abuse pages: Other
people's experiences with abuse.
The family secret - An informative website
that discusses a woman's personal experience with incest.
Invisible Boy - The effects of different
types of abuse on boys.
- The Alzheimer
Page - Washington University of St. Louis's Alzheimer's website
with many valuable resources and studies.
- The Whole Brain Atlas - A Harvad
Medical School site that allows people to view the brain structures of a normal
individual compared to that of a person with Alzheimer's or various other
- Alzheimer's Association
- Facts, care, medical issures and research about Alzheimer's.
- Doctor's Guide - The latest medical
news and detailed information for patients or friends/parents of patients
diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease and Alzheimer's-related disorders.
Disease Education & Referral Center - Information
about Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias presented by the Alzheimer's
Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center.
- Alzheimer's Disease Society - A British
website dedicated to providing information, currents news and events related
to Alzheimer's Disease.
- BU Alzheimer's Disease
Center - This site is supported by The Bedford, MA Department
of Veteran's Affairs Medical Center and by the National Institute on Aging.
HEALTH CENTER -
The Midlife Health Center is designed to educate and to
help women make the most of their journey through
perimenopause and menopause.
Body Matters -
A website created by Tampax loaded with menopause
Online - An
extensive site dedicated to providing women with
up-to-date, easy to use information on Menopause.
NOAH About: Menopause - Information about Menopause
from the New York Online Access to Health (NOAH).
- Menopause - An online version of Chapter
223 from the Merck Manual of Medical Information.
Testosterone Syndrome - Information from the book of
the same written by Eugene Shippen, M. D. and William
Fryer about male menopause.
This page was
created by Jose' Antonio Maradiaga