Protecting adolescents from harm. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.

@article{Resnick1997ProtectingAF,
  title={Protecting adolescents from harm. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study on Adolescent Health.},
  author={M. Resnick and P. Bearman and R. Blum and K. Bauman and K. Harris and J. Jones and J. Tabor and T. Beuhring and R. Sieving and M. Shew and M. Ireland and L. Bearinger and J. Udry},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1997},
  volume={278 10},
  pages={
          823-32
        }
}
CONTEXT The main threats to adolescents' health are the risk behaviors they choose. [...] Key MethodDESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of interview data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. PARTICIPANTS A total of 12118 adolescents in grades 7 through 12 drawn from an initial national school survey of 90118 adolescents from 80 high schools plus their feeder middle schools. SETTING The interview was completed in the subject's home. Expand
Potential Protective Effect of the Community Involvement Asset on Adolescent Risk Behaviors
The potential of Community Involvement as a protective factor (youth asset) for eight adolescent risk behaviors was examined in this study. Cross-sectional data were collected from aExpand
Individual and Environmental Impacts on Sexual Health of Caribbean youth
TLDR
An association between individual and socioenvironmental factors and sexual health behaviors in the lives of Caribbean youth is demonstrated, demonstrating strong associations between rage and physical/sexual abuse and risky sexual behaviors. Expand
Neighborhood context and sexual behaviors among adolescents: findings from the national longitudinal study of adolescent health.
TLDR
Neighborhood context appears to be modestly associated with the sexual initiation of adolescents, however, little support was found for neighborhood influence on contraceptive use, suggesting that other factors may play a more important role in shaping adolescents' contraceptive behaviors. Expand
Connectedness of pregnant adolescents who smoke.
TLDR
Positive self-esteem served as a protective factor for alcohol use and school connectedness was a risk, not a protective, factor for substance abuse, and neither school nor family connectedness were protective against delinquent or precocious sexual behavior. Expand
Health-risk behaviors in young adolescents in the child welfare system.
TLDR
Analysis of baseline caregiver, caseworker, and child interviews, and assessment data for a subsample of youth from the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being found factors related to higher rates of health-risk behaviors included older age, female gender, abuse history, deviant peers, limited caregiver monitoring, and poor school engagement. Expand
Intimate partner abuse and high-risk behavior in adolescents.
TLDR
It is found that abuse by an intimate partner is common among adolescents and has strong associations with risk behaviors among male and female victims of abuse. Expand
Adolescent Violence Perpetration: Associations With Multiple Types of Adverse Childhood Experiences
TLDR
Study findings support broadening the current discourse on types of adverse events when considering pathways from child maltreatment to adolescent perpetration of delinquent and violent outcomes and should be considered as risk factors for a spectrum of violence-related outcomes during adolescence. Expand
Physical violence and vulnerable adolescents: the roles of school climate and presence of similar peers
ABSTRACT Using nationally representative data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (a.k.a., Add Health), this study examines the impact of school climate and share of vulnerableExpand
A descriptive study of youth risk behavior in urban and rural secondary school students in El Salvador
TLDR
A high percentage of Salvadoran adolescents in this sample engaged in health risk behaviors, warranting enhanced adolescent health promotion strategies, and future health promotion efforts should target the young age of sexual intercourse as well as low condom use among students, the higher prevalence of risk behaviors among urban students, and the important gender differences in risk behaviors. Expand
Substance Misuse and Behavioral Adjustment Problems in Irish Adolescents: Examining Contextual Risk and Social Proximal Factors
TLDR
Gender was shown to moderate the mediated relationships between CCRI and problem behaviors, via mother criticism and peer connectedness, highlighting the need to examine additional aspects of peer context including group norms and peer pressure. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES
The association of consensual sexual intercourse during childhood with adolescent health risk and behaviors.
TLDR
The results underscore the importance of childhood sexual intercourse as an indicator of other health-compromising behaviors and risk factors and Clinicians should be alert to this clustering of risk behaviors in their psychosocial assessment of young people. Expand
Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 1995.
TLDR
YRBSS data are being used nationwide by health and education officials to improve national, state, and local policies and programs designed to reduce risks associated with the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. Expand
The impact of caring and connectedness on adolescent health and well‐being
TLDR
Interventions for youth at‐risk must critically examine the ways in which opportunities for a sense of belonging may be fostered, particularly among youth who do not report any significant caring relationships in their lives with adults. Expand
Health care reform: opportunities for improving adolescent health.
TLDR
There is little doubt that adolescents are a significant underserved segment of the authors' population, and the major health risks facing them are traceable to psychosocial behavioral and economic factors. Expand
Increased drug use among old-for-grade adolescents.
TLDR
Old-for-grade high school students were more likely to report being regular smokers, chewing tobacco, drinking alcoholic beverages, driving in a car with someone who had been drinking, using alcohol or other drugs before last sexual intercourse, using cocaine in the past month, ever using crack, and using injected or other illicit drugs. Expand
Don't ask, they won't tell: the quality of adolescent health screening in five practice settings.
TLDR
Results suggest substantive deficiencies in private practice settings' implementation of preventive care screening protocols for adolescents suggest substantive failings in private family practice and private pediatric practice settings. Expand
School-level application of a social bonding model to adolescent risk-taking behavior.
TLDR
Path analyses indicate the school environment has a direct influence on ninth grade students' bonding and, in turn, on the likelihood they will engage in risky behavior. Expand
Morbidity and mortality among US adolescents: An overview of data and trends.
TLDR
After years of downward spiral in the health of America's youth, there have been significant improvements in morbidity and mortality, and these findings refute the myth that nothing can be done. Expand
Risk and protective factors for alcohol and other drug problems in adolescence and early adulthood: implications for substance abuse prevention.
The authors suggest that the most promising route to effective strategies for the prevention of adolescent alcohol and other drug problems is through a risk-focused approach. This approach requiresExpand
The impact of economic hardship on black families and children: psychological distress, parenting, and socioemotional development.
  • V. Mcloyd
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 1990
TLDR
Attention is given to the mechanisms by which parents' social networks reduce emotional strain, lessen the tendency toward punitive, coercive, and inconsistent parenting behavior, and, in turn, foster positive socioemotional development in economically deprived children. Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...