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Protecting adolescents from harm. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.
TLDR
Family and school contexts as well as individual characteristics are associated with health and risky behaviors in adolescents and should assist health and social service providers, educators, and others in taking the first steps to diminish risk factors and enhance protective factors.
Protecting adolescents from harm: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.
TLDR
Family and school contexts as well as individual characteristics are associated with health and risky behaviors in adolescents, and the results should assist health and social service providers, educators, and others in taking the first steps to diminish risk factors and enhance protective factors for young people.
Validation of a self-administered instrument to assess stage of adolescent development
TLDR
Drawings were made from Tanner's photographs illustrating five stages of development each for male genitalia, testicular size, male pubic hair, female breasts, and female pubichair, and Answers to questions concerning amount of underarm hair and general development yielded high correlations.
You don't bring me anything but down: adolescent romance and depression.
  • K. Joyner, J. Udry
  • Psychology
    Journal of health and social behavior
  • 1 December 2000
TLDR
It is suggested that females' greater vulnerability to romantic involvement explains a large part of the emerging sex difference in depression during adolescence.
Prevalence of chlamydial and gonococcal infections among young adults in the United States.
TLDR
The prevalence of chlamydial infection is high among young adults in the United States, and by age, self-reported race/ethnicity, and geographic region of current residence, substantial racial/ethnic disparities are present.
Adolescent obesity increases significantly in second and third generation U.S. immigrants: the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health.
TLDR
The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health survey is unique in the size of the adolescent sample and in its ability to provide large representative samples of Anglo, African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American adolescents.
Longitudinal trends in race/ethnic disparities in leading health indicators from adolescence to young adulthood.
TLDR
Longitudinal data indicate that, for 15 of 20 indicators, health risk increased and access to health care decreased from the teen and adult years for most US race/ethnic groups.
Biological Predispositions and Social Control in Adolescent Sexual Behavior.
This paper develops biosocial models of adolescent sexuality that combine traditional sociological models with models derived from a biological theory of hormone effects. Data are presented from a
Health and behavior risks of adolescents with mixed-race identity.
TLDR
Adolescents who self-identify as more than 1 race are at higher health and behavior risks, compatible with interpreting the elevated risk of mixed race as associated with stress.
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