Mental Factors and Precocious Adolescence in Women

 

Dr. Aylesworth on Precocious Puberty

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Precocious Puberty

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Precocious Puberty in Children –Pediatrics | Lecturio

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Precocious Puberty in girls

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Early Puberty in Girls Linked with Depression / Antisocial Behavior in Adulthood

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Health Issues Surround Early Puberty

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Pediatrics – Abnormal Pubertal Development: By Paola Luca M.D.

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One of the most common concerns about precocious puberty in girls is the potential for adverse psychological consequences. Literature to date has linked earlier-than-average puberty to higher rates of depression [2–6], anxiety [2, 6, 7], substance abuse [3, 8], delinquency, and criminality than in girls with on-time development. Special attention should be given to girls with precocious puberty before age six and boys with precocious puberty before age nine. Of particular concern is precocious puberty in girls, as it can have very negative or damaging psychological effects from criticism in public or in social groups. While puberty is a difficult time for most children, it is particularly challenging for children with central precocious puberty (CPP).

CPP is the consequence of early activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary -gonadal (HPG) axis, resulting in puberty onset before age 8 in girls and 9 in boys. In precocious puberty, girls show breast enlargement, pelvis expansion, hair growth, and commence menstruation.4Social interests in precocious puberty is gradually increasing because precocious puberty is known to cause short stature due to early closure of the growth plate.1In addition, faster physical development is regarded as bizarre by children of the same age, and it. If puberty occurs too early, they may still be completing some of the necessary psychological development of childhood when puberty arrives. As a result, early-maturing girls may become overwhelmed by the stressors of adolescence and the many changes that accompany puberty.

As a result, early puberty in girls has a negative impact. Girls are 10 times as likely to have central precocious puberty as boys. Genetics. Sometimes, genetic mutations that trigger the release of sex hormones can lead to precocious puberty.

Puberty is a complicated process both physically and psychologically. We are familiar with the symptoms: breast buds, first menstrual cycle, facial and pubic hair, deeper voice, and body odor. If any of this occurs in a girl before the age of eight, and in a boy before the age of nine, it is known as central precocious puberty (CPP.).

Central Precocious puberty (CPP) This type of precocious puberty represents true pubertal development due to the earlier maturation and activation of the HPG axis. Most of the time, the common cause in females is idiopathic, and in males, there is usually an underlying pathology. Other risk factors for precocious puberty include: obesity. ingestion or exposure to products containing testosterone or estrogen, such as birth control pills, or. Background: Concerns about psychological distress are often used to justify treatment of girls with precocious puberty, but there is little evidence to support these concerns.

The extent to which psychological problems are associated with central precocious puberty (CPP) compared with other forms of early puberty in girls has likewise not been established.

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This chapter will provide an overview of the endocrine changes observed during normal pubertal development, and will describe the factors believed to influence the tempo of puberty and ovarian maturation before discussing some of the conditions that result in disordered pubertal development.

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Approximately 1 in 5000 to 10,000 girls with precocious puberty in the United States have central precocious puberty (CPP), in which pubertal development is activated by the hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) (Latronico et al., 2016).

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There has also been a rise in the prevalence of precocious puberty (PP), which is defined as the development of pubertal changes, at an age younger than the accepted lower limits for age of onset of puberty, namely, before age 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys (20).

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One explanation for this change in the sex ratio of depression at adolescence suggests that girls have predisposing characteristics and risk factors that make them vulnerable to developing depression, and after the onset of puberty, depression develops in vulnerable individuals (Nolen-Hoeksema & Girgus, 1994).

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puberty, body changes occur gradually, but girls expect to act differently after menarche, and they also perceive them­selves quite differently.

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These hormonal changes eventuate in a series of morphological and other physical transformations, including the emergence of secondary sex characteristics (pubic hair growth, breast, and penis development); growth spurt; changes in body shape, size, and composition; and menarche in girls/spermarche in boys.

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There is evidence that during the later middle childhood years when the hormone system is being activitated there are often rapid increases in hormones such as testosterone, estrogen, and adrenal androgens.

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Approximately 50% of children with precocious puberty have central precocious puberty (CPP), in which pubertal development is activated by the hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH).

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Hormones are responsible for much of the change involving pubertal maturation, and during the preteen and teenage years, there is a level of activity seen in the endocrine system that is only matched by activity levels in infancy.

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Additionally, when adolescents undergo puberty, relative to their peers, may better predict psychosocial functioning than puberty, itself, such that early maturation for girls has negative effects, as does late maturation for boys (Alsaker, 1992).

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Springer International Publishing, 2019

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  • My baby got brest grows.your age 9+ but yoir brest is not small. Why.the age of 8, his 9+ years now, his period has started 1 month ago, is this a problem or good because I know that it starts from 11 years.she ia child but ato early period. Why

  • My daughter, now she is 8.. at age 6.5 her first body changes is growing hair at her public place..now at 8
    , some changes in breast.. her FSH&estradiol have same variation. Why that? LH, TSH, prolactin is normal. Is that stage of his menses?