(Medical Xpress) -- Asian Canadian teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are 30 times more likely to face harassment than their heterosexual peers a factor that is linked to higher rates of alcohol or ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young adults drink more alcohol if they are in the company of peers who drink heavily. NWO researcher Helle Larsen has scientifically confirmed this link for the first time by observing young adults in a research lab converted ...
Health Mar 21, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Younger adolescents exposed to movies that depict smoking are at greater risk of smoking than older adolescents, according to a study published March 14 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to prevention of substance use in our tween population, turning our kids on to thought control may just be the answer to getting them to say no.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Infants and toddlers who have been treated for cancer tend to reach certain developmental milestones later than do their healthy peers, say researchers at the National Institutes of Health and in Italy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The youngest children in the classroom are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) -- and prescribed medication -- than their peers in the same grade, according to a ...
Attention deficit disorders Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A study of more than 11,000 children followed for over six years has found that young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well ...
Sleep apnea Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young teens who watch a lot of movies featuring alcohol are twice as likely to start drinking compared to peers who watch relatively few such films, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Children who go through puberty earlier than their peers are more likely to have poor social skills and to smoke cigarettes during their high school years, a new study in Journal of Adolescent Health confir ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study provides evidence that adolescents who suffer from depression are more likely to develop difficulty in peer relationships including being bullied at school.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young people's choices about using drugs and alcohol are influenced by peersnot only close friends, but also sports teammates. A new study of middle schoolers and their social networks has found that teammates' smoking ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study from the Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, has found children with social phobia are judged as less attractive and are less liked by their peers, than children ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A widely used universal behavioral prevention model in schools appears to be associated with lower rates of teacher-reported bullying and peer rejection, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Pediatrics & ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Research shows that teens who drive with peers as passengers have increased risks of crashing. Many states have responded by creating graduated driver licensing laws which include limits on the number of passengers ...
Health Jan 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
When parents of middle school students participate in school-based, family interventions, it can reduce problem behavior, according to new research released online in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0