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Adolescence: a foundation for future health
Adolescence is a life phase in which the opportunities for health are great and future patterns of adult health are established. Health in adolescence is the result of interactions between prenatalExpand
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Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review.
CONTEXT In 2002, an estimated 877,000 lives were lost worldwide through suicide. Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally proposeExpand
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The Mental Health of Young People in Australia: Key Findings from the Child and Adolescent Component of the National Survey of Mental Health and Well-Being
Objective: To identify the prevalence of three mental disorders (Depressive Disorder, Conduct Disorder and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), the prevalence of mental health problems, theExpand
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Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years.
  • Ashkan Mohammad H. Marissa Patrick Kara Alex Laurie Ali H Afshin Forouzanfar Reitsma Sur Estep Lee Marczak M, A. Afshin, +151 authors Christopher J. L. Murray
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 12 June 2017
Background Although the rising pandemic of obesity has received major attention in many countries, the effects of this attention on trends and the disease burden of obesity remain uncertain. MethodsExpand
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Our future: a Lancet commission on adolescent health and wellbeing
Unprecedented global forces are shaping the health and wellbeing of the largest generation of 10 to 24 year olds in human history. Population mobility, global communications, economic development,Expand
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Global burden of disease in young people aged 10–24 years: a systematic analysis
BACKGROUND Young people aged 10-24 years represent 27% of the world's population. Although important health problems and risk factors for disease in later life emerge in these years, the contributionExpand
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Global patterns of mortality in young people: a systematic analysis of population health data
BACKGROUND Pronounced changes in patterns of health take place in adolescence and young adulthood, but the effects on mortality patterns worldwide have not been reported. We analysed worldwide ratesExpand
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Prediction of psychosis. A step towards indicated prevention of schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND The identification of people at high risk of becoming psychotic within the near future creates opportunities for early intervention prior to the onset of psychosis to prevent or minimiseExpand
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Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Background Non-fatal outcomes of disease and injury increasingly detract from the ability of the world's population to live in full health, a trend largely attributable to an epidemiologicalExpand
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Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Summary Background Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on local mortality levels and trends. The Global Burden of Disease 2015Expand
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