Behavior: Spock on Teens

As counselor to parents in Baby and Child Care, Dr. Benjamin Spock won the devotion of a generation of child-raisers. As antiwar activist, he lost many of his mature admirers but gained hordes of young worshipers. Now, as adviser to adolescents in A Teenager's Guide to Life and Love (Simon & Schuster; $4.95), Dr. Spock advocates many of the old virtues and expresses views that he admits may be derided by the young.

In Teenager's Guide, Dr. Spock turns thumbs down on tobacco, alcohol and marijuana. He is against anything but group dating until 16...

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