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The Nature and Characteristics of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Incarcerated Adolescents
Objectives: To determine the prevalence of psychiatric disorders, the degree of psychiatric comorbidity, and the relationship between these and sociodemographic variables in a sample of incarceratedExpand
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Energy Drink Consumption and Associations With Demographic Characteristics, Drug Use and Injury Among Adolescents
ObjectivesTo examine energy drink consumption and its association with demographic characteristics, drug use, and injury among adolescents.MethodsData on 4,342 adolescents were derived from the 2011Expand
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Extended families and adolescent well-being.
  • H. Hamilton
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Journal of adolescent health : official…
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PURPOSE To examine the association between adolescent well-being and the presence of non-parental adults in the household. METHODS The sample for this study was obtained from the 1995 NationalExpand
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Estimating the Prevalence of Anxiety and Mood Disorders in an Adolescent General Population: An Evaluation of the GHQ12
Anxiety and mood disorders (AMD) may be more common among adolescents than previously thought, and epidemiological research would benefit from an easily-administered measure of AMD. We assessed theExpand
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Social networking sites and mental health problems in adolescents: The mediating role of cyberbullying victimization.
BACKGROUND Previous research has suggested an association between the use of social networking sites (SNSs) and mental health problems such as psychological distress, suicidal ideation and attemptsExpand
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Adolescent stigma towards drug addiction: effects of age and drug use behaviour.
The objective of this study was to examine adolescent age and experience with drug use on stigmatizing attitudes toward drug addiction. Data were derived from the 2005 cycle of the Ontario StudentExpand
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Adolescent risk behaviours and psychological distress across immigrant generations.
OBJECTIVE To examine disparities in hazardous and harmful drinking, illicit drug use, delinquency, and psychological distress among three immigrant generations of youth. METHODS Data on 4,069Expand
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Exploring child maltreatment and its relationship to alcohol and cannabis use in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries.
OBJECTIVES Research from developed countries shows that child maltreatment increases the risk for substance use and problems. However, little evidence on this relationship is available fromExpand
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Child Maltreatment and Its Relationship to Drug Use in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Overview and Multinational Research Partnership
Child maltreatment and substance abuse are both international public health priorities. Research shows that child maltreatment increases the risk for substance use and problems. Thus, recognition ofExpand
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Perceived financial status, health, and maladjustment in adolescence.
This study examines the relationship between adolescent perception of family financial status and diverse aspects of health and maladjustment. Data were derived from the 2005 Ontario Student Drug UseExpand
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