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The adolescent and substance abuse: current concepts.
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder across the lifespan: the child, adolescent, and adult.
Management of a child, adolescent, college student, or adult with ADD/ADHD (ADHD) is reviewed with emphasis on pharmacologic approaches in the adult. Psychological treatment includes psychotherapy,Expand
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Cyberbullying victimization prevalence and associations with internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents in six European countries
The prevalence rate was highest in Romania while the lowest was in Spain.Externalizing, internalizing and academic problems were associated with cyber victimization. Expand
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The female athlete. Before and beyond puberty.
As the twentieth century progressed, the female athlete became an accepted participant of sports at all levels. This article reviews various aspects of female sports participation. After anExpand
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Contraception in the adolescent: an update.
Contraception remains an important part of national efforts to reduce adolescent pregnancy in the United States. A number of safe and effective contraceptive methods are available for our youth,Expand
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The relationship between deliberate self-harm behavior, body dissatisfaction, and suicide in adolescents: current concepts
Deliberate self-harm (DSH) is a common though often hidden condition in children and adolescents that may result in suicide. This discussion covers several aspects of DSH including its prevalence,Expand
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Marijuana: Current Concepts†
Marijuana (cannabis) remains a controversial drug in the twenty-first century. This paper considers current research on use of Cannabis sativa and its constituents such as the cannabinoids. TopicsExpand
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Kidneys and sports.
With better understanding of the nature of renal disease and its treatment, many more adolescents are now allowed to participate in recreational and competitive sports. The positive physiologic andExpand
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Sexuality issues and gynecologic care of adolescents with developmental disabilities.
All human beings are sexual from birth to death and all children and adolescents with or without disability or chronic illness must incorporate appropriate sexuality concepts into their processes ofExpand
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Adolescent Sexual Offenders: Issues for Pediatricians
The sexual victimization of children by adolescents is a serious problem in our society. Adolescents under the age of 18 years account for 20% of arrests for all sexual offenses (excludingExpand
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