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Scientists from 10 disciplines give a contribution essays which discover quite a few elements of this severe level in human improvement, in a quantity designed for the advantage of social and developmental psychologists, psychologists drawn to sexuality experiences, and baby and adolescent psychiatrists.

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Steiner, R. , Peterson, A. , Yu, J. Y. , & Bremner, W. J. (1980). Ultradian luteinizing hormone and testosterone rhythms in the adult male monkey, Macaca fasckularis. Endocrinology, 107, 1489-1493. Styne, D. , & Grumbach, M. M. (1978). Puberty in the male and female: Its physiology and disorders. In S. S. C. Yen & R. B. ), Reproduc- 28 Biological and Environmental Factors live endocrinology, physiology, pathophysiology and clinical management (pp. 189-235). Philadelphia: Saunders. , Noonan, J. , Nass, T.

In humans, there is no readily apparent seasonal influence on reproductive function. , 1985b). Protein-calorie malnutrition can markedly delay puberty onset in children (Dreizen, Spirakis, & Stone, 1967). , 1982) and is believed to result from a decrease in GnRH secretion similar to that which occurs in malnourished adults (as discussed in the previous section). , 1981). Warren (1980) has reported low and low-normal serum LH, FSH, and estrogen concentrations in highly trained ballet dancers with delayed puberty onset.

Endocrine control of reproduction. In B. Hille, A. Fuchs, R. Steiner, & A. ), Textbook of physiology (pp 1289-1342). Philadelphia: Saunders. Steiner, R. , Cameron, J. , McNeill, T. , Clifton, D. , & Bremner, W. J. (1983). Metabolic signals for the onset of puberty. In R. L. ), Neuroendocrine aspects of reproduction (pp. 183-337). New York: Academic Press. Steiner, R. , Peterson, A. , Yu, J. Y. , & Bremner, W. J. (1980). Ultradian luteinizing hormone and testosterone rhythms in the adult male monkey, Macaca fasckularis.

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