Journal of Adolescent Health
(Medical Xpress)—Children who have an earlier onset of puberty have poorer mental health from as early as preschool age, a new study by Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Young people driving epidemic of prescription drug abuse: Abuse of nonmedical analgesics up 40 percent
A new study by the University of Colorado Denver reveals that today's adolescents are abusing prescription pain medications like vicodin, valium and oxycontin at a rate 40 percent higher than previous generations.
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
MADISON- A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
College students eat more fruits and vegetables and exercise more on days when they communicate more with their parents, according to researchers at Penn State.
Health May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teens in a relationship that involves dating violence are likely to be both a victim and perpetrator, as opposed to being just one or the other, finds a recent study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. In som ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Subway may promote itself as the "healthy" fast food restaurant, but it might not be a much healthier alternative than McDonald's for adolescents, according to new UCLA research.
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Middle school children who completed a social-emotional skills learning program at school were 42 percent less likely to engage in physical fighting a year later, according to a new study in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A UCLA-led study of adolescents receiving treatment for methamphetamine dependence has found that girls are more likely to continue using the drug during treatment than boys, suggesting that new approaches are needed for ...
Addiction Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research by Professor James Jaccard, Ph.D., and Nicole Levitz, M.P.H., of the New York University Silver School of Social Work and its Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health (CLAFH) has led them to suggest 12 ...
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The company you keep in junior high school may have more influence on your smoking behavior than your high school friends, according to newly published research from the University of Southern California (USC).
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenagers who increased the days on which they got just 20 minutes of exercise were able to cut down on their smoking habit. And teenage smokers were more likely to quit altogether if they participated in ...
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Depression, anxiety, and smoking are associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD) in adults, but these factors have not previously been studied during adolescence, when more than 50% of bone accrual occurs. This longitudinal ...
Health Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Regular family suppers contribute to good mental health in adolescents, according to a study co-authored by McGill professor Frank Elgar, Institute for Health and Social Policy. Family meal times are a measurable signature ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have found that healthy adolescent females have predetermined expectations for becoming parents in the future, but have concerns about fertility and childbearing should ...
Cancer Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Parents are more accepting of their teenage daughters using birth control pills than any other form of contraception, including condoms, according to a recent study from UC San Francisco (UCSF).
Health Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0