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close this bookYou, Your Life, Your Dreams: A Book for Adolescents (FCI, 2000, 213 p.)
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View the documentEVALUATION FORM
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
View the documentFOREWORD
View the documentA NOTE TO PARENTS, TEACHERS AND OTHER ADULTS
close this folderCHAPTER 1: ADOLESCENCE: THE BIG CHANGE, THE BIG CHALLENGE
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View the documentWhat is adolescence?
View the documentThe facts
View the documentValues
View the documentLife skills
close this folderCHAPTER 2: YOUR CHANGING BODY
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View the documentThe growth spurt: the start of puberty
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View the documentYour genitals or ''private parts''
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close this folderCHAPTER 3: BOYS
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View the documentPractising good hygiene
View the documentErections
View the documentEjaculation
View the documentWet dreams
close this folderCHAPTER 4: GIRLS
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View the documentMenstruation and the menstrual cycle
View the documentKeeping a calendar
View the documentDiscomforts with periods
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View the documentComfort, health and hygiene
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close this folderCHAPTER 5: BASIC BODY CARE
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View the documentKeeping clean, smelling nice
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View the documentEating well
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close this folderCHAPTER 6: TAKING CARE OF YOUR HEART AND HEAD
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View the documentDon’t worry, be happy!
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close this folderCHAPTER 7: CHANGING RELATIONSHIPS: YOU AND YOUR PARENTS
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View the documentAppreciating your family
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close this folderCHAPTER 8: FRIENDSHIPS AND FALLING IN LOVE
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View the documentBuilding a strong relationship
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close this folderCHAPTER 9: SEXUALITY AND SEX
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View the documentHealthy sexuality
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close this folderCHAPTER 10: TAKING CARE OF YOUR SEXUAL HEALTH
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View the documentSexually transmitted infections (STIs)
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View the documentGoing for an STI check-up
View the documentHIV/AIDS
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View the documentLiving positively with HIV
View the documentSafer sex
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close this folderCHAPTER 11: PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTION
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View the documentThe risks of pregnancy and childbirth for adolescent girls
View the documentCoping with a teenage pregnancy
View the documentCaring for yourself during pregnancy
View the documentPregnancy and HIV
View the documentPlanning for delivery
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View the documentAbortion
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close this folderCHAPTER 12: PRESSURED SEX AND SEX AGAINST YOUR WILL
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close this folderCHAPTER 13: DRUG ABUSE
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View the documentCigarettes and alcohol
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close this folderCHAPTER 14: REACHING YOUR DREAMS
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View the documentIdentifying your dreams
View the documentPlanning careers
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View the documentMaking good decisions
View the documentStaying focused on your goals and dreams
View the documentDoing well in school
View the documentBeing out of school
View the documentDealing with setbacks
View the documentGLOSSARY
View the documentSOURCES