Adolescence Medicine (MD1071) ECTS


The training program in Adolescent Medicine includes the following sections: Physiology of puberty, growth, behavior and developmental periods of the adolescent, protocols for preventive medicine and medical services for the adolescent population, medical interview for adolescents, acronym HEEADSSS (Home-Living Conditions, Education, Employment-Work, Activities, Drugs-Substances, Sexuality, Suicide / Depression, Safety), legal and ethical issues, including confidentiality, adolescent gynecology, issues of reproductive health and contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, common acne, nutrition in adolescence, obesity, food intake disorders (anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa), chronic Disease in Adolescence and the Transition to Adult Health Services, mental disturbances in adolescence, school and learning problems, attention disorders, high-risk behaviors (use and abuse of substances, tobacco alcohol, etc.), internet, social media and mass media.