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Self-esteem and social adjustment in young women with Turner syndrome--influence of pubertal management and sexuality: population-based cohort study.

Authors
  • Carel, Jean-Claude
  • Elie, Caroline
  • Ecosse, Emmanuel
  • Tauber, Maïthé
  • Léger, Juliane
  • Cabrol, Sylvie
  • Nicolino, Marc
  • Brauner, Raja
  • Chaussain, Jean-Louis
  • Coste, Joël
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2006
Volume
91
Issue
8
Pages
2972–2979
Identifiers
PMID: 16720662
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Puberty should be induced at a physiologically appropriate age in patients with Turner syndrome to optimize self-esteem, social adjustment, and initiation of the patient's sex life. Therapeutic interventions altering normal pubertal development in other groups of patients should be reconsidered in light of these findings.

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