Variability in Hormone Concentrations and Self-Reported Menstrual Histories in Young Adolescents: Menarche as an Integral Part of a Developmental Process

@article{Dorn1999VariabilityIH,
  title={Variability in Hormone Concentrations and Self-Reported Menstrual Histories in Young Adolescents: Menarche as an Integral Part of a Developmental Process},
  author={L. Dorn and E. Nottelmann and E. Susman and G. Inoff-Germain and G. Cutler and G. Chrousos},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  year={1999},
  volume={28},
  pages={283-304}
}
  • L. Dorn, E. Nottelmann, +3 authors G. Chrousos
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Youth and Adolescence
  • Menarche has been considered a marker for examining interindividual differences in biobehavioral development and for separating pubertal development into 2 stages. The purpose of this study was (1) to compare hormone concentrations in pre- and postmenarcheal girls to determine whether they fit a continuous or dichotomous model of pubertal development surrounding menarche; and (2) to address methodological issues of variability in self-reports of menstrual histories and reliability in reporting… CONTINUE READING
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