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New Policy Statements and Other Documents


New AAP Policy Statements/Clinical Reports/Techincal Reports
Health Care for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System (Committee on Adolescence, Pediatrics December 2011; 128: 1219-1235)

Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Care (Arik V. Marcell, MD, MPH; Charles Wibbelsman, MD; Warren M. Seigel, MD; and the Committee on Adolescence, Pediatrics December 2011; 128: e1658-e1676)

Identification and Management of Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
(David S. Rosen and the Committee on Adolescence, Pediatrics December 2010; 126: 1240-1253)

Gynecologic Examination for Adolescents in the Pediatric Office Setting
(Paula K. Braverman, MD, Lesley Breech, MD and The Committee on Adolescence, Pediatrics September 2010; 126: 583-590)

Alcohol Use by Youth and Adolescents: A Pediatrics Concern (Committee on Substance Abuse, Pediatrics May 2010; 125: 1078-1087

Tobacco Use: A Pediatric Disease
(Committee on Environmental Health, Committee on Substance Abuse, Committee on Adolescence, and Committee on Native American Child Health, Pediatrics November 2010; 125: 861.)

Full Listing of AAP Adolescent Health Publications
(Policy Statements, Clinical Reports, and Technical Reports)

A full listing of current AAP adolescent health publications sorted by topical categories is available along with tips on how to access those documents via the AAP Policy Web page.

Sexual and Reproductive Health
Mental Health
Substance Abuse
Injury and Violence Prevention
Quality of Care
Finance and Access to Care

In addition to the title of the publication, the author, type of publication, and citation are included. To access the full publications, link to the AAP Policy Webpage. Here are a few tips for accessing the correct publication:

  • use the Advanced Search button
  • copy and paste the title and author
  • search in the specific issue of Pediatrics, where the most recent version is published
  • you can see all recent citations from the Committee on Adolescence by selecting the "Collected Resources" link on the left side of the AAP Policy Webpage.

Published Statements from Other Organizations

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(for a copy of the following ACOG Committee Opinions, please contact Lisa Goldstein at

  • Expedited Partner Therapy in the Management of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia by OB-GYNs (September 2011)
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency in the Adolesent (September 2011)
  • Addressing Health Risks of Noncoital Sexual Activity (September 2008)
  • Depo Medroxyprogesterone Acetate and Bone Effects (September 2008)
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