News tagged with young people
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A national study of Medicaid data shows most young people who present to emergency departments with deliberate self-harm are discharged to the community, without receiving an emergency mental health assessment. Even more, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Throughout the world, although teenage boys are exposed to more violence than girls, girls tend to be more negatively affected by these experiences than boys. A new study shows the specific ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young people who smoke each day light up more cigarettes if they see other young smokers. Anti-smoking campaigns wrongly ignore this implicit effect, says Dutch researcher Zeena Harakeh.
Health Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
The number of young people becoming registered nurses has grown sharply since 2002, a trend that should ease some of the concern about a looming nursing shortage in the United States, according to a new study.
Other Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Children and young people who have chronic health conditions or need operations don't always have access to the high-quality, child-friendly information they need to understand what is happening to them. That is the key finding ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The number of hospital admissions for people in their early 30s with alcoholic liver disease has increased by more than 400% in the North East the national increase stands at 61%.
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 3
A lower proportion of young people have a driver's license today compared to their counterparts in the early 1980sa trend not found among older age groups, a University of Michigan study shows.
Health Dec 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Despite self-harm being one of the strongest predictors of completed suicide, 90% of young people who self-harm as adolescents cease self-harming once they reach young adulthood. However, ...
Health Nov 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Prior to the 1984 passage of a uniform drinking-age limit of 21 years in the U.S., many states permitted the legal purchase of alcohol at age 18. These lower drinking ages have been associated with several adverse outcomes ...
Health Nov 15, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuroscientists have long known that memory, sleep quality and sleep duration deteriorate with age, yet sleep enhances two major types of learning in young people. To date, few investigations have looked ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Fifty secondary school children will debate the question 'If young people had more choice and control over the money spent on youth services, would they set up traditional youth centres?' Recent research at the University ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Australian researchers will for the first time harness e-technology to develop a customised internet program to identify and arm healthy young people most at risk of depression before the disorder takes hold.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Young people at risk of depression are more likely to listen habitually and repetitively to heavy metal music. University of Melbourne researcher Dr Katrina McFerran has found.
Health Oct 20, 2011 | 2.2 / 5 (14) | 18
The stigma of psychosis can isolate carers and make them more reluctant to access crucial support, especially in migrant communities.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Young adults undergoing addiction treatment arrive ready and willing to make the personal changes that bring about recovery, but it's the help and guidance received during treatment that build and sustain those changes, according ...
Health Sep 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 1