Psychology & Psychiatry

Addressing teenage girls' shame about pleasure

Young people have a lot of questions about sex. I answered hundreds of them over 23 years for the Dolly Doctor magazine column, until the magazine closed at the end of 2016.

Pediatrics

Research identifies impact of teenage screen use

Two thirds of children use more than one screen at the same time after school, in the evenings and at weekends as part of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, according to new research at the University of Leicester.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Global study shows teenage motherhood is still high

The high rate of adolescent motherhood across developing countries isn't shifting, with reductions either modest or absent in some regions and rising in others, according to University of Queensland-led research.

Health

Teen boys link marijuana use with more, better sex

Teen-age boys exposed to pro-cannabis advertising and social media posts are more likely than female peers to associate marijuana use with improving sexual activity, new research from Washington State University suggests.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teen social networks linked to adult depression

Teens who have a larger number of friends may be less likely to suffer from depression later in life, especially women, a new MSU research study has found.

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