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Outcomes of teen parenting programs in New Mexico

Susan Philliber, Linda Brooks, Linda Phillips Lehrer, Merry Oakley, Sharon Waggoner
2003 Adolescence  
These data indicate that the programs were successful in promoting educational attainment as well as gains in employment.  ...  Although teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. have recently declined, the need for programs for pregnant and parenting teens remains.  ...  OUTCOMES OF TEEN PARENTING PROGRAMS IN NEW MEXICO Susan Philliber, Linda Brooks, Linda Phillips Lehrer, Merry Oakley, and Sharon Waggoner ABSTRACT Although teen pregnancy rates in the U.S. have recently  ... 
pmid:14768996 fatcat:fhdhwllajjfwjmfmhogxvu6lk4

Smoking Cessation in Adolescents

Lorena M. Siqueira, Linda M. Rolnitzky, Vaughn I. Rickert
2001 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine  
Objectives: To compare perceived reasons for continued smoking and withdrawal symptoms between current smokers and quitters in an inner-city adolescent population.  ...  Adolescents served by the clinic are among the poorest in the state of New York.  ...  adolescent smokers and former smokers. 25, 26 To the best of our knowledge, differences in nicotine addiction and stress by individual stages of change have not been evaluated in adolescents.  ... 
doi:10.1001/archpedi.155.4.489 pmid:11296077 fatcat:vndws4vqorfdxkhwjxbai3bsh4

Adolescents and the Internet [chapter]

Linda A. Jackson
2008 The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950  
Gender and Internet use predicted standardized test scores in reading skills.  ...  In this research we examined the prediction of children's body mass index (BMI), body weight, academic performance, social self-esteem and overall self-esteem from their IT (information technology) use  ...  We thank the graduate students who served as Project Directors and undergraduate students who assisted in administering standardized tests and preparing mass mailings for their work on the project.  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0014 fatcat:uny4zflgvrhv5btau563mrks2y

Neurobehavioral Changes in Adolescence

Linda Patia Spear
2000 Current Directions in Psychological Science  
These adolescent-related characteristics, such as an increase in risk taking, may be promoted less by the hormonal changes of puberty than by developmental events occurring in brain.  ...  Such developmental transformations of the adolescent brain may predispose adolescents to behave in particular ways and make them particularly likely to initiate use of alcohol and other drugs.  ...  in helping the adolescent conquer this critical transition.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8721.00072 fatcat:25mduknd5vgsjgua3ctsd2bro4

Dietary diversity and its correlates among pregnant adolescent girls in Ghana [article]

LINDA AFRIYIE GYIMAH, REGINALD A ANNAN, CHARLES APPREY, ANTHONY K EDUSEI, LINDA ESI ADUKU, ODEAFO ASAMOAH-BOAKYE, WISDOM AZANU, Herman LUTTERODT
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
To better understand the underlying factors for poor birth outcomes in Ghana, we assessed factors associated with dietary diversity among rural and urban pregnant adolescents in the Ashanti Region of Ghana  ...  Conclusions Low DD is common among pregnant adolescents in this study and associated with poverty, food insecurity, rural living, pica practice, and food aversions.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We thank the directors of health and health workers in the health centers where the study took place, and most of all the pregnant adolescents who participated in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.08.06.20169383 fatcat:3gu2qjs7ezedtbxlz2c443jf3q

Neuropsychological deficits in adolescent methamphetamine abusers

George King, Daniel Alicata, Christine Cloak, Linda Chang
2010 Psychopharmacology  
adolescent users.  ...  However, the effects of METH use on neurocognitive performance of adolescents are unclear.  ...  use in adolescents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00213-010-1949-x pmid:20640405 pmcid:PMC2939179 fatcat:h4hu3tddjnbqlcypa7dcjweela

Addressing gaps in global data on violence against children and adolescents

Greta M Massetti, Linda L Dahlberg
2019 The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health  
Acknowledgments The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  ...  GSHS data used in this study reflect the prevalence of violence among adolescents who attend school, excluding the most vulnerable populations.  ...  VACS are nationally representative household surveys of individuals aged 13-24 years that include data on sexual, physical, and emotional violence in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s2352-4642(19)30187-7 pmid:31278042 pmcid:PMC6688961 fatcat:glx3dcsfqrfx3jxqxuu4pnv62m

Body Composition and Energy Expenditure in Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy or Myelodysplasia

Linda G Bandini, Dale A Schoeller, Naomi K Fukagawa, Linda J Wykes, William H Dietz
1991 Pediatric Research  
Fat-free mass (FFM), RMR, and TEE were significantly lower in both the CP and M groups than comparable measurements in a control group of normal adolescent males and females.  ...  We measured body composition, resting metabolic rate (RMR), and total energy expenditure (TEE) in a group of adolescents with cerebral palsy (CP) and myelodysplasia (M) aged 13to 20-y-old using indirect  ...  Nc studies have measured energy expenditure in children or adoles. cents with M. In our study, we measured TBW and ECW in 13 adolescent: with CP and 16 adolescents with M.  ... 
doi:10.1203/00006450-199101000-00014 pmid:2000262 fatcat:z4daa572fze2lkk4jhedzw72ju

Supportive parenting and adolescent adjustment across time in former East and West Germany

LINDA P JUANG, RAINER K SILBEREISEN
1999 Journal of Adolescence  
self-efficacy and did better in school over the 3-year period than adolescents who reported their parents to be inconsistently supportive (e.g. supportive at only one time point or less).  ...  As hypothesized, adolescents who reported their parents to be consistently supportive (e.g. supportive for at least two points in time) had lower levels of depression and delinquency, higher levels of  ...  factors explaining the variation in adolescent outcomes.  ... 
doi:10.1006/jado.1999.0267 pmid:10579886 fatcat:4aqmu3brendppkhwguo6hsu6ri

Adolescent lives matter

Audrey Pettifor, Marie Stoner, Carey Pike, Linda-Gail Bekker
2018 Current Opinion in HIV and AIDS  
This review examines the most effective prevention approaches to reach these adolescent populations in the next 5 years. Recent findings Adolescents are in transition and are developmentally unique.  ...  These packages should be designed for and with the meaningful input of adolescents, and involve their peers in their implementation and execution.  ...  and cultural context in which the adolescent exists.  ... 
doi:10.1097/coh.0000000000000453 pmid:29528850 pmcid:PMC5902132 fatcat:3amms7is7zfandlhuh2o4s2fge

Adolescents' perception of gender differences in bullying

Lisa Hellström, Linda Beckman
2019 Scandinavian Journal of Psychology  
Twenty-one Swedish adolescents (8 girls and 13 boys) took part in four focus group discussions separated by boys and girls. Data analysis was conducted using qualitative content analysis.  ...  As early adolescence is a time when peer relations become increasingly important, it is critical to understand the peer relationships of adolescents and what is considered gender non-confirming behavior  ...  This study was conducted among adolescents in the ages 13-15 years.  ... 
doi:10.1111/sjop.12523 pmid:30690741 fatcat:tq7lwxc2tvavrjgqgv3nil7m6e

Attachment, Friendship, and Psychosocial Functioning in Early Adolescence

Kenneth H. Rubin, Kathleen M. Dwyer, Cathryn Booth-LaForce, Angel H. Kim, Kim B. Burgess, Linda Rose-Krasnor
2004 Journal of Early Adolescence  
Importantly, adolescents in the above study were asked about their friends in general, rather than a close friend in particular.  ...  The long-term influence of friendship quality in early adolescence has also been demonstrated in a 12-year longitudinal study by Bagwell, Newcomb, and Bukowski (1998) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0272431604268530 pmid:16703116 pmcid:PMC1461415 fatcat:mtferjnaknftfhwp7nrm43j45a

Social and emotional adjustment of adolescents extremely talented in verbal or mathematical reasoning

Linda E. Brody, Camilla Persson Benbow
1986 Journal of Youth and Adolescence  
Among every learning issue, issues connected with mathematics are particularly critical in light of the fact that all kids are obliged to do mathematical calculations in the early years of grade school  ...  The results also indicated a significant difference between the experiment and control group in posttest and follow up stages in terms of social, emotional and educational adjustment.  ...  The studies indicate that children and adolescents with learning disabilities have problems in interpersonal skills [29, 47] , behavioral disorders and depression [48, 45] , social information processing  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02140780 pmid:24301525 fatcat:ivkqhlhz5rcunfpbocu5435alu

Dietary diversity and its correlates among pregnant adolescent girls in Ghana

Linda Afriyie Gyimah, Reginald Adjetey Annan, Charles Apprey, Anthony Edusei, Linda Nana Esi Aduku, Odeafo Asamoah-Boakye, Wisdom Azanu, Herman Lutterodt, Mohammad Rifat Haider
2021 PLoS ONE  
To better understand the underlying factors for poor birth outcomes in Ghana, we assessed factors associated with dietary diversity among rural and urban pregnant adolescents in the Ashanti Region of Ghana  ...  Conclusions Inadequate DD is common among pregnant adolescents in this study and is associated with rural living, food insecurity, poverty, and food craving.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank the directors of health and health workers in the health centers where the study took place, and most of all the pregnant adolescents who participated in the study.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0247979 pmid:33684165 fatcat:gla4i3x5xfa3dfc6teezvlsgcy

A Test of the Theory of Planned Behavior to Explain Physical Activity in a Large Population Sample of Adolescents From Alberta, Canada

Ronald C. Plotnikoff, David R. Lubans, Sarah A. Costigan, Linda Trinh, John C. Spence, Shauna Downs, Linda McCargar
2011 Journal of Adolescent Health  
A B S T R A C T Purpose: To test the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) in a large population sample of adolescents from Alberta, Canada.  ...  Conclusions: TPB is useful for understanding PA in this population.  ...  However, the core tenets of the TPB have not been thoroughly tested for PA in adolescent populations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2011.03.006 pmid:22018572 fatcat:75v4johlhnfp5goeyk3tyzri2q
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