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November 26, 1938

A Handbook of Methods for the Study of Adolescent Children

JAMA. 1938;111(22):2037-2038. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790480067028

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The Adolescent Period: A Graphic and Pictorial Atlas.  By Frank K. Shuttleworth, Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Volume III, No. 3 (Serial No. 16). Paper. Price, $2. Pp. 246, with 458 illustrations and graphs. Washington, D. C.: Society for Research in Child Development, National Research Council, 1938.The handbook and atlas have been prepared by a group of scientists who, over an appreciable period, have jointly reviewed critically and examined the literature on adolescence. Lawrence K. Frank, in an introduction, explains that the handbook is intended to be a methodological aid for students of child growth and development, particularly of the adolescent period. The several authors have covered the particular fields of their specialized interest. The material is organized in five parts, anatomic studies, biochemical and physiologic researches, medical and clinical aspects of adolescence, psychologic investigations, and

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