adolescent behavior

Summary

Summary: Any observable response or action of an adolescent.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Relationships between media use, body fatness and physical activity in children and youth: a meta-analysis
    S J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1238-46. 2004
  2. ncbi Adolescent physical activity and health: a systematic review
    Pedro C Hallal
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Sports Med 36:1019-30. 2006
  3. ncbi Quantitative evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Dept of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:425-35. 2010
  4. ncbi Researching health inequalities in adolescents: the development of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) family affluence scale
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 66:1429-36. 2008
  5. ncbi Cognitive and affective development in adolescence
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:69-74. 2005
  6. ncbi Preventing heavy alcohol use in adolescents (PAS): cluster randomized trial of a parent and student intervention offered separately and simultaneously
    Ina M Koning
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 104:1669-78. 2009
  7. ncbi Fast food consumption and breakfast skipping: predictors of weight gain from adolescence to adulthood in a nationally representative sample
    Heather M Niemeier
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:842-9. 2006
  8. pmc Dieting and unhealthy weight control behaviors during adolescence: associations with 10-year changes in body mass index
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:80-6. 2012
  9. ncbi Breakfast skipping and health-compromising behaviors in adolescents and adults
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:842-53. 2003
  10. ncbi Reliability of the 1999 youth risk behavior survey questionnaire
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:336-42. 2002

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  1. ncbi Relationships between media use, body fatness and physical activity in children and youth: a meta-analysis
    S J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1238-46. 2004
    ..To review the empirical evidence of associations between television (TV) viewing, video/computer game use and (a) body fatness, and (b) physical activity...
  2. ncbi Adolescent physical activity and health: a systematic review
    Pedro C Hallal
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Sports Med 36:1019-30. 2006
    ..Physical activity promotion must start in early life; although the 'how much' remains unknown and needs further research, the lifelong benefits of adolescent physical activity on adult health are unequivocal...
  3. ncbi Quantitative evaluation of the training program of the Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Dept of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 22:425-35. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi Researching health inequalities in adolescents: the development of the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) family affluence scale
    Candace Currie
    Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh, St Leonard s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 66:1429-36. 2008
    ..Finally, ongoing FAS validation work is described together with ideas for future development of the measure...
  5. ncbi Cognitive and affective development in adolescence
    Laurence Steinberg
    Department of Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:69-74. 2005
    ..taken on special significance in the last few years, as scientists have begun to recast old portraits of adolescent behavior in the light of new knowledge about brain development...
  6. ncbi Preventing heavy alcohol use in adolescents (PAS): cluster randomized trial of a parent and student intervention offered separately and simultaneously
    Ina M Koning
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Addiction 104:1669-78. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of two preventive interventions to reduce heavy drinking in first- and second-year high school students...
  7. ncbi Fast food consumption and breakfast skipping: predictors of weight gain from adolescence to adulthood in a nationally representative sample
    Heather M Niemeier
    Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, The Miriam Hospital Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:842-9. 2006
    ..To investigate whether fast food consumption and breakfast skipping are associated with weight gain during the transition from adolescence to adulthood...
  8. pmc Dieting and unhealthy weight control behaviors during adolescence: associations with 10-year changes in body mass index
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 50:80-6. 2012
    ..Dieting and unhealthy weight control behaviors are common among adolescents and questions exist regarding their long-term effect on weight status...
  9. ncbi Breakfast skipping and health-compromising behaviors in adolescents and adults
    A Keski-Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, University of Helsinki, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:842-53. 2003
    ..To investigate which sociodemographic factors and behaviors are associated with breakfast skipping in adolescents and adults...
  10. ncbi Reliability of the 1999 youth risk behavior survey questionnaire
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:336-42. 2002
    ..To assess the test-retest reliability of the 1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) questionnaire...
  11. ncbi High levels of physical inactivity and sedentary behaviors among US immigrant children and adolescents
    Gopal K Singh
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Ln, Room 18 41, Rockville, MD 20857, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:756-63. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior among immigrant and US-born children...
  12. ncbi Diet, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors as risk factors for overweight in adolescence
    Kevin Patrick
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego State University, and Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, San Diego, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:385-90. 2004
    ..The proportion of overweight adolescents has increased, but the behavioral risk factors for overweight youth are not well understood...
  13. ncbi Health information-seeking behaviour in adolescence: the place of the internet
    Nicola J Gray
    Centre for Pharmacy, Health and Society, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 60:1467-78. 2005
    ..Although it is unlikely to supplant the role of trusted peers and adults, the internet has found an important place among adolescents' repertory of health information sources...
  14. pmc Trends in physical activity and sedentary behaviour in adolescence: ethnic and socioeconomic differences
    Naomi Henning Brodersen
    Cancer Research UK Health Behaviour Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Sports Med 41:140-4. 2007
    ..To assess developmental trends in physical activity and sedentary behaviour in British adolescents in relation to sex, ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES)...
  15. pmc Recent findings on peer group influences on adolescent smoking
    Bruce G Simons-Morton
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 6100 Executive Blvd Room 7B13C, Bethesda, MD, 20892 7510, USA
    J Prim Prev 31:191-208. 2010
    ..We conclude with implications for research and prevention programs...
  16. ncbi Sedentary behaviour in youth
    Russell R Pate
    Department of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Br J Sports Med 45:906-13. 2011
    ..Lower levels of sedentary behaviour were reported in children whose parents have rules/limitations on screen time...
  17. ncbi Association between child and adolescent television viewing and adult health: a longitudinal birth cohort study
    Robert J Hancox
    Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin New Zealand
    Lancet 364:257-62. 2004
    ..However, there have been no longitudinal studies of childhood viewing and adult health. We explored these associations in a birth cohort followed up to age 26 years...
  18. ncbi Peers and adolescent smoking
    Kimberly Kobus
    Health Research and Policy Centers, University of Illinois at Chicago, 850 W Jackson Blvd, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Addiction 98:37-55. 2003
    ..Recommendations for future investigations are made, as well as suggestions for specific methodological approaches that offer promise for advancing our knowledge of the contribution of peers on adolescent tobacco use...
  19. ncbi Perceived social and physical environmental correlates of physical activity in older adolescents and the moderating effect of self-efficacy
    B Deforche
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of Human Biometrics and Biomechanics, Brussel, Belgium
    Prev Med 50:S24-9. 2010
    ..To determine if perceptions of the social and physical environment are associated with active transport and leisure-time sports among Belgian youth and to investigate if this relationship is moderated by self-efficacy...
  20. ncbi Youth in sub-Saharan Africa
    Robert W Blum
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:230-8. 2007
    ..Although acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is the predominant cause of death among youth, maternal mortality remains a major risk of death for youth--in some countries 600 times greater than that of peers in the industrialized world...
  21. ncbi Longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior during adolescence
    Melissa C Nelson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, WBOB Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e1627-34. 2006
    ..The objective of this research was to investigate longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior in a large, diverse cohort of adolescents...
  22. ncbi Family meal patterns: associations with sociodemographic characteristics and improved dietary intake among adolescents
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:317-22. 2003
    ..To examine family meal patterns and associations with sociodemographic characteristics and dietary intake in adolescents...
  23. ncbi Individual and environmental influences on adolescent eating behaviors
    Mary Story
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 102:S40-51. 2002
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  24. ncbi A systematic review of environmental correlates of obesity-related dietary behaviors in youth
    Klazine van der Horst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:203-26. 2007
    ..More studies examining environmental factors using longitudinal study designs and validated measures are needed for solid evidence to inform interventions...
  25. ncbi Adolescent developmental issues in Hong Kong: Relevance to positive youth development programs in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 18:341-54. 2006
    ..These adolescent issues and problems provide useful pointers for designing the positive youth development program financially sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust...
  26. ncbi The prevalence of suicidal phenomena in adolescents: a systematic review of population-based studies
    Emma Evans
    University of Oxford, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 35:239-50. 2005
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  27. pmc Physical activity and sedentary activity patterns among children and adolescents: a latent class analysis approach
    Carrie D Patnode
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:457-67. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify and describe unique classes of youth based on their participation in a variety of physical activity and sedentary behaviors...
  28. ncbi Binge drinking and associated health risk behaviors among high school students
    Jacqueline W Miller
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop K 55, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 119:76-85. 2007
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  29. ncbi Validity of a physical activity computer questionnaire in 12- to 18-year-old boys and girls
    R M Philippaerts
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Int J Sports Med 27:131-6. 2006
    ..Moreover, sport participation (and summed with total transport) and the frequencies of moderate and hard activity provide valid data about adolescents' usual week physical activity, based on CSA comparison...
  30. ncbi Validity of self-reported height, weight, and body mass index of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey questionnaire
    Jisuk Bae
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:396-402. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of self-reported height, weight, and BMI of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey questionnaire...
  31. ncbi Test-retest reliability of a questionnaire for the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey
    Jisuk Bae
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu School of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:403-10. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the test-retest reliability of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey (KYRBWS) questionnaire...
  32. ncbi Why target early adolescents and parents in alcohol prevention? The mediating effects of self-control, rules and attitudes about alcohol use
    Ina M Koning
    Department of Interdisciplinary Social Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Addiction 106:538-46. 2011
    ..To examine the effects of a parent and student intervention offered separately and simultaneously (PAS) on onset of weekly drinking via its putative mediators...
  33. ncbi Adolescence: a foundation for future health
    Susan M Sawyer
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Lancet 379:1630-40. 2012
    ..Strategies that place the adolescent years centre stage-rather than focusing only on specific health agendas-provide important opportunities to improve health, both in adolescence and later in life...
  34. pmc Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Immunonutrition Research Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ICTAN, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:274. 2010
    ..Excessive television (TV) viewing might play an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to examine the independent associations between TV viewing and CVD risk factors in adolescents...
  35. ncbi A descriptive epidemiology of screen-based media use in youth: a review and critique
    Simon J Marshall
    Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182 7251, USA
    J Adolesc 29:333-49. 2006
    ..For children with access to a television set, the number of hours spent viewing does not appear to have increased over the past 50 years...
  36. ncbi Determinants of adolescent physical activity and inactivity patterns
    P Gordon-Larsen
    Carolina Population Center, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
    Pediatrics 105:E83. 2000
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  37. ncbi Teenage drinking and the onset of alcohol dependence: a cohort study over seven years
    Yvonne A Bonomo
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Murdoch Children s Research Institute
    Addiction 99:1520-8. 2004
    ..To determine whether adolescent alcohol use and/or other adolescent health risk behaviour predisposes to alcohol dependence in young adulthood...
  38. ncbi The role of mother-daughter sexual risk communication in reducing sexual risk behaviors among urban adolescent females: a prospective study
    M Katherine Hutchinson
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Adolesc Health 33:98-107. 2003
    ..To prospectively examine the relationship between mother-daughter communication about sex and selected sexual risk behaviors among inner-city adolescent females...
  39. ncbi Influence of socio-economic status, parents and peers on smoking behaviour of adolescents
    Andrea Madarasova Geckova
    Kosice Institute for Society and Health, Faculty of Science, P J Safarik University, Kosice, Slovak Republic
    Eur Addict Res 11:204-9. 2005
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  40. ncbi The social brain in adolescence
    Sarah Jayne Blakemore
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AR, UK
    Nat Rev Neurosci 9:267-77. 2008
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  41. ncbi Global perspectives on the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents: patterns, prevention, and potential
    Linda H Bearinger
    Center for Adolescent Nursing, School of Nursing, Department of Pediatrics, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Lancet 369:1220-31. 2007
    ..Although progress has been made since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development, adolescents continue to be disproportionately burdened by threats to their sexual and reproductive health...
  42. ncbi Smoking acquisition among adolescents and young Latinas: the role of socioenvironmental and personal factors
    C P Kaplan
    Department of Medicine, Medical Effectiveness Research Center for Diverse Populations, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0856, USA
    Addict Behav 26:531-50. 2001
    ..3, Cl 5.87-11.60) and regular smoking (OR= 19.9, CI 12.31-29.21) and could help identify those most likely to benefit from smoking prevention and cessation interventions...
  43. ncbi Peers, schools, and adolescent cigarette smoking
    C Alexander
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205-1901, USA
    J Adolesc Health 29:22-30. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Findings suggest that school environments are important contexts for understanding peer group influences on adolescent cigarette smoking...
  44. pmc Resilience and patterns of health risk behaviors in California adolescents
    Ritesh Mistry
    University of California, Los Angeles UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Health Services, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, USA
    Prev Med 48:291-7. 2009
    ..Assess whether adolescent health risk behaviors cluster, and whether resiliency factors are associated with observed clusters...
  45. ncbi Factors associated with suicidal phenomena in adolescents: a systematic review of population-based studies
    Emma Evans
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 24:957-79. 2004
    ..Methodological considerations are highlighted and implications of the findings for clinicians and other professionals concerned with prevention of suicidal behavior by adolescents are discussed...
  46. ncbi Parenting factors associated with reduced adolescent alcohol use: a systematic review of longitudinal studies
    Siobhan M Ryan
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag, 10 Parkville, Melbourne 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 44:774-83. 2010
    ..To identify parenting strategies associated with adolescent alcohol consumption that parents can use to implement new national guidelines regarding alcohol consumption by people under the age of 18...
  47. ncbi Obesity, disordered eating, and eating disorders in a longitudinal study of adolescents: how do dieters fare 5 years later?
    Dianne Neumark-Sztainer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S Second Street, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:559-68. 2006
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  48. ncbi Relationship between screen time and metabolic syndrome in adolescents
    Amy E Mark
    School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen s University, 69 Union Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:153-60. 2008
    ..The primary objective was to determine the dose-response relation between screen time (television + computer) and the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in adolescents...
  49. ncbi Factors associated with Internet addiction among adolescents
    Lawrence T Lam
    School of Medicine Sydney, University of Notre Dame Australia, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
    Cyberpsychol Behav 12:551-5. 2009
    ..Clinicians need to be aware of potential comorbidities of other problems such as stress and family dissatisfaction among adolescent Internet addiction patients...
  50. ncbi Parents' and friends' smoking status as predictors of smoking onset: findings from six European countries
    Hein de Vries
    Department of Health Education and Promotion, Maastricht University, PA Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 18:627-36. 2003
    ..Parental smoking behavior was found to be as predictive of smoking onset after 1 year as friends' smoking status...
  51. pmc Profiles of sedentary behavior in children and adolescents: the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2006
    Susan B Sisson
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:353-9. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence of time spent in sedentary behaviors (e.g., TV/video and computer use) among youth in the US...
  52. ncbi Twelve-month outcomes of the loozit randomized controlled trial: a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents
    Binh Nguyen
    University of Sydney Clinical School, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, Australia
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:170-7. 2012
    ..To assess the outcomes of the Loozit adolescent weight management intervention and to evaluate the effect of additional therapeutic contact 12 months into the program...
  53. pmc Alcohol consumption in movies and adolescent binge drinking in 6 European countries
    Reiner Hanewinkel
    Institute for Therapy and Health Research, Kiel, Germany
    Pediatrics 129:709-20. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate whether the association between exposure to images of alcohol use in movies and binge drinking among adolescents is independent of cultural context...
  54. ncbi Adolescents with type 1 diabetes and risky behaviour
    Ae Scaramuzza
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milano, Luigi Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Acta Paediatr 99:1237-41. 2010
    ..The aim of the student is to assess whether adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in Italy differ from their healthy peers in regard to risky behaviour...
  55. pmc Interventions to improve parental communication about sex: a systematic review
    Aletha Y Akers
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 127:494-510. 2011
    ..The relative effectiveness of interventions to improve parental communication with adolescents about sex is not known...
  56. ncbi Alcohol, marijuana, and tobacco use among Canadian youth: do we need more multi-substance prevention programming?
    Scott T Leatherdale
    Department of Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5G 2L7, Canada
    J Prim Prev 31:99-108. 2010
    ..Youth who reported binge drinking were substantially more likely to also have tried tobacco and/or marijuana. These data suggest that multi-substance prevention programs are required for youth populations...
  57. ncbi Physical activity and sedentary behavior among schoolchildren: a 34-country comparison
    Regina Guthold
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Pediatr 157:43-49.e1. 2010
    ..To describe and compare levels of physical activity and sedentary behavior in schoolchildren from 34 countries across 5 WHO Regions...
  58. ncbi Systematic review of social network analysis in adolescent cigarette smoking behavior
    Dong Chul Seo
    J Sch Health 82:21-7. 2012
    ..Previous research indicates that peer context is a major causal factor of adolescent smoking behavior. To date, however, little is known about the influence of peer group structure on adolescent smoking behavior...
  59. ncbi Risky business: executive function, personality, and reckless behavior during adolescence and emerging adulthood
    Henry Pharo
    Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Behav Neurosci 125:970-8. 2011
    ..These data have important implications for current public policies involving adolescents and emerging adults...
  60. pmc Problematic Internet use in Chinese adolescents and its relation to psychosomatic symptoms and life satisfaction
    Hui Cao
    Anhui Provincial Key Laboratory of Population Health and Aristogenics, China
    BMC Public Health 11:802. 2011
    ..This study was designed to investigate the prevalence of PIU and to test the relationships between PIU and psychosomatic symptoms and life satisfaction among adolescents in mainland China...
  61. pmc Risk-taking behaviors of adolescents with extreme obesity: normative or not?
    Megan Benoit Ratcliff
    Division of Community and General Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Ave, MLC 7035, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 127:827-34. 2011
    ..Present first published data detailing high-risk behaviors of adolescent high school students (HSS) with extreme obesity (BMI ≥ 99th percentile for age and gender) compared with healthy weight peers (5th-84th percentile)...
  62. pmc Effectiveness of a web-based brief alcohol intervention and added value of normative feedback in reducing underage drinking: a randomized controlled trial
    Renske Spijkerman
    Department of Developmental Psychopathology, Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 12:e65. 2010
    ..To date, no study has investigated the effectiveness of Web-based brief alcohol interventions in reducing alcohol use in younger populations...
  63. pmc Familial correlates of adolescent girls' physical activity, television use, dietary intake, weight, and body composition
    Katherine W Bauer
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:25. 2011
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  64. ncbi Validity of suicidality items from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey in a high school sample
    Alexis May
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Assessment 18:379-81. 2011
    ..Participants were 386 high-school students. YRBS items assessing suicidal thoughts and behaviors demonstrated good convergent and discriminant validity...
  65. ncbi Decline of physical activity from youth to young adulthood in Finland
    R Telama
    Department of Physical Education, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1617-22. 2000
    ..As a part of a nation-level research program, Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns, the aim of this study was to analyze age-related decline of physical activity among Finnish young people...
  66. ncbi Age-related decline in physical activity: a synthesis of human and animal studies
    J F Sallis
    Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, CA 92120, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:1598-600. 2000
    ..The decline in physical activity with age is antithetical to public health goals, so methods of countering the decline need to be developed, based upon an improved understanding of the phenomenon and its causes...
  67. ncbi The relationship between sexual abuse and risky sexual behavior among adolescent boys: a meta-analysis
    Yuko Homma
    School of Nursing, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Adolesc Health 51:18-24. 2012
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of the existing studies to assess the magnitudes of the link between a history of sexual abuse and each of the three risky sexual behaviors among adolescent boys in North America...
  68. ncbi Clustering of lifestyle factors and association with overweight in adolescents of the Kiel Obesity Prevention Study
    Beate Landsberg
    Institut fur Humanernahrung und Lebensmittelkunde, Christian Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 17, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 13:1708-15. 2010
    ..To identify lifestyle clusters in adolescents and to characterize their association with overweight and obesity...
  69. ncbi Validation of the Brazilian version of the 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey
    Dartagnan Pinto Guedes
    Centro de Educação Física e Esporte, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, PR, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:840-50. 2010
    ..To validate the psychometric properties of the Brazilian version of the 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) questionnaire...
  70. pmc Associations between screen time and physical activity among Spanish adolescents
    Jose A Serrano-Sanchez
    Department of Physical Education, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Campus Universitario de Tafira s n, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e24453. 2011
    ..The present study aimed at determining whether screen-time is associated with a reduced level of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in Spanish adolescents living in favorable environmental conditions...
  71. ncbi Parental rules and communication: their association with adolescent smoking
    Zeena Harakeh
    Institute of Family and Child Care Studies, Radboud University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Addiction 100:862-70. 2005
    ..To examine the association between parental rules and communication (also referred to as antismoking socialization) and adolescents' smoking...
  72. pmc The role of socioregional factors in moderating genetic influences on early adolescent behavior problems and alcohol use
    Danielle M Dick
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298 0126, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 33:1739-48. 2009
    ..Here, we extend these findings to test for moderating effects of these socioregional factors on alcohol use and behavior problems assessed in a younger sample of adolescent Finnish twins...
  73. pmc Epidemiology of youth suicide and suicidal behavior
    Scottye J Cash
    The College of Social Work, The Ohio State University, and The Research Institute at Nationwide Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio 43205, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 21:613-9. 2009
    ..S. and represents a significant public health problem worldwide. This review focuses on recent developments in our understanding of the epidemiology and risk factors for adolescent suicide and suicidal behavior...
  74. pmc Striatal functional alteration during incentive anticipation in pediatric anxiety disorders
    Amanda E Guyer
    Department of Human and Community Development, Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:205-12. 2012
    ..The present study compares striatal function in healthy adolescents, adolescents with social phobia, and adolescents with generalized anxiety disorder...
  75. pmc Smoking in movies and adolescent smoking: cross-cultural study in six European countries
    Matthis Morgenstern
    Institute for Therapy and Health Research IFT Nord, Harmsstrasse 2, 24114 Kiel, Germany
    Thorax 66:875-83. 2011
    ..To investigate whether the association between exposure to smoking in movies and smoking among youth is independent of cultural context...
  76. ncbi Alcohol use and intimate relationships in adolescence: when love comes to town
    R C Engels
    Department of Childhood and Adolescence, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 25:435-9. 2000
    ..For females, the differences in changes in consumption between the partnership categories were in most cases not significant...
  77. ncbi Longitudinal associations of energy balance-related behaviours and cross-sectional associations of clusters and body mass index in Norwegian adolescents
    Maria E van der Sluis
    Department of Health Science, Institute of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam De Boelelaan, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 13:1716-21. 2010
    ..Insight into the role of energy balance-related behaviours (EBRB) is of great importance when it comes to prevention of weight gain and design of interventions tailored to target these behaviours...
  78. ncbi The contribution of mindfulness practice to a multicomponent behavioral sleep intervention following substance abuse treatment in adolescents: a treatment-development study
    Willoughby B Britton
    Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
    Subst Abus 31:86-97. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that sleep is an important therapeutic target in substance abusing adolescents and that MM may be a useful component to promote improved sleep...
  79. pmc Physical activity, sedentary behaviors and dietary habits among Saudi adolescents relative to age, gender and region
    Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of PE and Movement Sciences, College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:140. 2011
    ....
  80. pmc Cultural and gender convergence in adolescent drunkenness: evidence from 23 European and North American countries
    Emmanuel Kuntsche
    Research Institute, Addiction Info Switzerland, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:152-8. 2011
    ..To investigate time-trend changes in the frequency of drunkenness among European and North American adolescents...
  81. ncbi Long-term effects of a parent and student intervention on alcohol use in adolescents: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Ina M Koning
    Trimbos Institute, Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 40:541-7. 2011
    ..Early onset of drinking among Dutch adolescents is highly prevalent. A lower age of onset is associated with several developmental and social risks...
  82. ncbi A systematic review of longitudinal population-based studies on the predictors of smoking cessation in adolescent and young adult smokers
    Semanur Cengelli
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Tob Control 21:355-62. 2012
    ..To describe the determinants of self-initiated smoking cessation of duration of at least 6 months as identified in longitudinal population-based studies of adolescent and young adult smokers...
  83. ncbi Physical activity and sports team participation: associations with academic outcomes in middle school and high school students
    Claudia K Fox
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware St, 3rd Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55414, USA
    J Sch Health 80:31-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the associations between sports team participation, physical activity, and academic outcomes in middle and high school students...
  84. ncbi "Kicking the initiation": do adolescent ex-smokers differ from other groups within the initiation continuum?
    S P Kremers
    Department of Health Education and Health Promotion, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, 6200 MD, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 33:392-401. 2001
    ..To gain more insight into reasons some adolescents do, and others do not, proceed to advanced levels of smoking behavior, a continuum in which two categories of ex-smoking are proposed is examined...
  85. ncbi The prevalence of nonsuicidal self-injury and different subgroups of self-injurers in Chinese adolescents
    Jianing You
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Arch Suicide Res 15:75-86. 2011
    ..The frequency and severity of NSSI acted as two important dimensions in distinguishing between self-injurers. Clinical implications of these results are discussed...
  86. ncbi Estimating peer effects in adolescent smoking behavior: a longitudinal analysis
    Mir M Ali
    Department of Economics, University of Toledo, Toledo 43606, Ohio, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:402-8. 2009
    ..We follow adolescents over time to examine whether the role of adolescent peers persists in affecting individual behaviors as adolescents transition into adulthood...
  87. pmc Comparison of two approaches to structured physical activity surveys for adolescents
    Robert G McMurray
    Department of Exercise and Sport Science, CB 8700, Fetzer Gym, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8700, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:2135-43. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi The prevalence of leisure time sedentary behaviour and physical activity in adolescent boys: an ecological momentary assessment approach
    Trish Gorely
    Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:289-98. 2009
    ..Design. Cross-sectional, stratified, random sample from secondary schools in 15 regions within the United Kingdom. The data are from a larger study of adolescent lifestyles (Project STIL)...
  89. ncbi Adolescent risk factors for excessive alcohol use at age 32 years. A 16-year prospective follow-up study
    Taina Huurre
    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 45:125-34. 2010
    ..To examine which socioeconomic, family, personal and lifestyle risk factors in adolescence were the strongest independent predictors of excessive alcohol use in adulthood...
  90. ncbi Psychosocial and environmental correlates of adolescent sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Pediatrics 116:908-16. 2005
    ..To determine correlates of sedentary behaviors in adolescents through the examination of psychosocial and environmental variables...
  91. ncbi Methodology of the youth risk behavior surveillance system
    Nancy D Brener
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 53:1-13. 2004
    ..YRBSS is evolving to meet the needs of CDC and other users of the data...
  92. ncbi Comparability and reliability of paper- and computer-based measures of psychosocial constructs for adolescent physical activity and sedentary behaviors
    Gregory J Norman
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:315-23. 2005
    ..Average scale internal consistency was significantly higher for measures administered with the computer format compared to the paper format, but test-rest reliability estimates were not significantly different between formats...
  93. ncbi Risky behaviors in late adolescence: co-occurrence, predictors, and consequences
    Elizabeth C Hair
    Child Trends, Washington, DC 20008, USA
    J Adolesc Health 45:253-61. 2009
    ..Use of nationally representative, longitudinal data would expand research on these critical relationships...
  94. ncbi Weight-teasing and emotional well-being in adolescents: longitudinal findings from Project EAT
    Marla E Eisenberg
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Adolesc Health 38:675-83. 2006
    ..To determine if weight-teasing predicts subsequent low self-esteem, poor body image, and depressive symptoms; and to examine two mechanisms through which early teasing may influence later emotional health...
  95. ncbi The relation between adolescent alcohol use and peer alcohol use: a longitudinal random coefficients model
    P J Curran
    Department of Psychology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708 0085, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 65:130-40. 1997
    ..These results are inconsistent with models positing solely unidirectional effects between adolescent alcohol use and peer alcohol use...
  96. ncbi Family factors of internet addiction and substance use experience in Taiwanese adolescents
    Ju Yu Yen
    Department of Psychiatry, Kaohsiung Medical University Chung Ho Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Cyberpsychol Behav 10:323-9. 2007
    ..A family-based preventive approach for Internet addiction and substance use should be introduced for adolescents with negative family factors...
  97. ncbi Parent-adolescent communication and sexual risk behaviors among African American adolescent females
    R J Diclemente
    Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Pediatr 139:407-12. 2001
    ..Pediatricians and other clinicians can play an important role in facilitating parent-adolescent communication about sexual activity...
  98. ncbi Transition to university and vigorous physical activity: implications for health and psychological well-being
    Steven R Bray
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Health 52:181-8. 2004
    ..Students who had become insufficiently active reported higher levels of fatigue and lower levels of vigor compared with those who continued to be active...
  99. ncbi Childhood friends who smoke: do they influence adolescents to make smoking transitions?
    Jonathan B Bricker
    Cancer Prevention Research Program, Division of Public Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Addict Behav 31:889-900. 2006
    ..Results also confirmed the important role of parents' smoking. Targeting both childhood close friends' and parents' smoking would be valuable in prevention research...
  100. ncbi A multilevel analysis of neighborhood context and youth alcohol and drug problems
    Susan C Duncan
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    Prev Sci 3:125-33. 2002
    ..The study showed significant variation across neighborhoods and demonstrates the utility of combining different sources of neighborhood data to examine relations of interest...
  101. ncbi Measuring risk and protective factors for substance use, delinquency, and other adolescent problem behaviors. The Communities That Care Youth Survey
    Michael W Arthur
    University of Washington, USA
    Eval Rev 26:575-601. 2002
    ..The instrument can be used to assess the epidemiology of risk and protection in youth populations and to prioritize specific risk and protective factors in specific populations as targets for preventive intervention...

Research Grants62

  1. Older Peers and Adolescent Behavior
    DANIEL REES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Additional analyses examine positive behaviors. ..
  2. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We hypothesize that individual differences in adolescent behavior will be predicted by differences in parenting, but also that addictiveness of parenting depends on its ..
  3. Effects on Caffeine on Adolescent Behavior and Physiology
    Jennifer L Temple; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, this award will demonstrate the funding potential necessary to become an independent investigator and to compete for an RO1 grant. ..
  4. Epigenetics behind long-term and transgenerational effects of adolescent behavior
    Alexander Meissner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): The grant being proposed "Mechanisms behind long-term and transgenerational effects of adolescent behavior" will address the Challenge Area (15) Translational Science, and the Specific Challenge Topic 15-AA-101* ..
  5. Metal and Organochlorines Exposure: Impact on Adolescent Behavior and Cognition
    Susan A Korrick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..assess the relation of early life exposure to neurotoxic metal mixtures, and their interactions, with early adolescent behavior and cognition...
  6. Social Aggression: Growth and Outcomes
    Marion K Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..employ both variable-based and person-based analyses, to examine whether social aggression might be typical adolescent behavior at low levels, but contribute to psychopathology for those who perpetrate social aggression with high ..
  7. Alcohol Marketing and Underage Drinking
    James D Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..population based survey research will assess whether there is an association between alcohol marketing and adolescent behavior, assessing causal constructs of strength, dose-response, independence, and specificity (epidemiologic ..
  8. Meta-Analysis of Family-Based Prevention Programs for Adolescent Substance Abuse
    MARK JOHN VAN RYZIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..use program design, curricula, and delivery methods to predict effect sizes on measures of parenting and adolescent behavior. The second aim is to evaluate whether components of family-based prevention programs for adolescent ..
  9. Para un Futuro: Feasability of a Photovoice approach to Increase Latino Parent-Ad
    Meagan Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Despite the significant influence of the Latino family on adolescent behavior, the role of parent-adolescent communication about sexual health protection has lot been widely explored...
  10. Peer Effects on Weight Loss and Other Health Behaviors
    Justin Trogdon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Accounting for these effects is important because if the correlation between adolescent behavior and peers'behavior is not causal, then policies would not lead to social multipliers...
  11. Improving Adolescent Primary Care Through An Interactive Behavioral Health Module
    Elizabeth M Ozer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..integrated into health care delivery, serving both as a risk assessment and an intervention tool to enhance adolescent behavior change;and 2) to pilot the implementation of the computerized module/screening system into adolescent ..
  12. Family Therapy via Video Teleconference for Substance-Abusing Rural Adolescents
    Holly Barrett Waldron; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..3) evaluate the efficacy of FFT-V compared to FFT and SAU in impacting core mechanisms of change in adolescent behavior including improved levels of family functioning and adolescent association with substance using peers, and (..
  13. The Role of Culture in Thriving and Risk Behavior in Hispanic Adolescents
    Seth J Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..measures of Hispanic and American cultural behaviors, values, and identifications;family functioning;and adolescent behavior. Adolescents will report on their drug use, sexual behavior, and indices of thriving (prosocial behavior, ..
  14. Adaptation and Evaluation of a Family-Based Mindful Eating Intervention for Overw
    Jeanne Dalen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of psychological factors on eating behavior and the beneficial contribution of parental involvement in adolescent behavior change...
  15. Gender-Specific Trajectories of Risk Behavior: Substance Abuse and Delinquency
    Charlotte Lyn Bright; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..family risk and protective factors, and peer and neighborhood risk factors will be included in models of adolescent behavior over time...
  16. HIV Risk Reduction for South African Youth: Creating a Trauma-Informed Family-Bas
    LISA P ARMISTEAD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Existing research illustrates the potential of families to shape adolescent behavior in general. Families may, therefore, hold one key to slowing the epidemic...
  17. Improving Adolescent Decision Making Through Cognitive Control Training
    Jason M Chein; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed studies have the potential to greatly inform theoretical models of adolescent behavior, to yield fundamental insights into the processes that affect adolescent decision-making, to determine ..
  18. Relating brain maturation to impulse control and substance use development
    Donald M Dougherty; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal integrates distinct bodies of research on brain development, adolescent behavior, and substance abuse to advance understanding of risks and consequences of adolescent substance use.
  19. Investigating Adverse Effects of Adolescent Group Interventions
    Jessie J Wong; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Group interventions represent one of the most economical, convenient, and common solution to adolescent behavior problems, a major dilemma for our society that accounts for the greatest number of referrals to mental ..
  20. Middle school bullying and sexual violence: Measurement issues & etiological mod
    DOROTHY ESPELAGE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..framework to explore the risk and protective factors of bullying experiences and sexual violence in which adolescent behavior is shaped by a range of nested contextual systems, including family, peers, and school environments (..
  21. IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTS
    Barbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..has been no attention, either in Kenya or elsewhere, to the role of the school environment in affecting adolescent behavior despite the fact that school is a critical socializing institution, particularly in settings where mass ..
  22. ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR: FAMILY AND NON-FAMILY INFLUENCES
    JOSEPH RODGERS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  23. Para un Futuro: Feasibility of a Photovoice Approach to Increase Latino Parent-A
    MARIA IDALI TORRES; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Despite the significant influence of the Latino family on adolescent behavior, the role of parent-adolescent communication about sexual health protection has not been widely explored...
  24. Romantic Relationships Models and Adolescent Health
    Stephen Eyre; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Consisting of ideas, understanding, beliefs, and subjective knowledge, culture is a determinant of adolescent behavior which does not reside in the individual but is shared by adolescent social groups...
  25. ECONOMIC PRESSURE EFFECTS ON FAMILY WELL-BEING
    Cynthia Rocha; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..conflict (CPS), satisfaction with the parent-child relationship, and internalizing and externalizing adolescent behavior (CBCL). Families will be tracked at baseline and at six month intervals over an eighteen month period...
  26. Puberty, Emotionality, and Self-Regulation: Links to Psychosocial Adjustment
    LISA CROCKETT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..goal of this research program is to elucidate the processes through which pubertal development influences adolescent behavior problems and prosocial competence...
  27. Randomized Interventions with Substance-Using Kids
    JANET C DE BACA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..a two-factor (clinician by treatment) experimental design to evaluate the effectiveness of the CBTP on adolescent behavior. The two-factor design allows us to evaluate the effectiveness of the CBTP program over the DE program, as ..
  28. RESEARCH AND TRAINING ON CONTEXTUAL EFFECTS IMPACTING ADOLESCENT HEALTH
    Katherine Theall; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..experience obtained will be used to investigate the role of the physical and social macro-environments on adolescent behavior substance use, physical activity, and dietary habits...
  29. School-based Emergency Preparedness
    Marizen Ramirez; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..emergency response and preparedness, epidemiology, disaster research, qualitative and evaluation methods, adolescent behavior, pediatrics and injury prevention...
  30. Brief Substance Abuse Treatment for Homeless Adolescents
    JOHN BAER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Social structures that have strong influence on adolescent behavior (such as families and schools) are not typically available for intervention...
  31. Achieving Energy Balance in Overweight Post Partum Teens
    Debra Haire Joshu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..secondary aims will then examine whether all or part of improvements in BMI can be explained by changes in adolescent behavior through replacement of 'obesogenic'patterns (soda, high fat snack intake, excess portion size, ..
  32. AUTOMATED ASSESSMENT OF CHILD ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
    Jan Loney; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..psychiatrists, and psychologists as a cost effective and objective supplement in the diagnosis and treatment monitoring of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and related child and adolescent behavior problems.
  33. ADOLESCENT MEDICINE HIV/AIDS RESEARCH NETWORK
    SUE ABDALIAN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The influence of patterns of adolescent behavior on health-promoting and risky activities will be considered...
  34. BEHAVIORAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ADOLESCENCE
    J Fortenberry; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..at the University of Colorado will provide the guidance and supervision of an experienced research in adolescent behavior. The research that will provide a forum for achieving some of these skills includes "Contraceptive and ..
  35. PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY-BASED COALITIONS
    Rebecca Wells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..constructs and patterns of association to those in a sample of Communities That Care coalitions focusing on adolescent behavior problems, many of which also increase cancer risks...
  36. COMMUNITY AND FAMILY CONTEXT OF ADOLESCENT DRUG USE
    JOHN HOFFMANN; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The results will enrich theoretical descriptions of community-level effects on adolescent behavior. Moreover, they will provide policy-relevant information about how communities can attenuate or magnify ..
  37. The Effects of Parenting and Family Functioning on Adolescent Behavior
    Jelani Mandara; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If so, it will have important implications for the design and success of larger studies and family-based prevention interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR, GENES AND PEAK BONE MASS
    Patricia Crawford; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The study promises to reveal relationships between genetic and lifestyle factors in early, mid and late adolescence and to provide much needed information on the impacts of childhood and adolescent behaviors on skeletal health. ..
  39. Partner Specific Factors in Adolescent Behavior
    Cynthia Rosengard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This program of research will be conducted with the guidance of a multidisciplinary and experienced team including adolescent health, medical, and behavioral health researchers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Nicotine and Adolescent Prefrontal Cortex Development
    Terri Schochet; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..However, the effects of nicotine on rat adolescent behavior and development are not well documented...
  41. Chronic Disease Management for Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes
    Russell Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in (1) adolescent diabetes, (2) methods for identifying and measuring psychosocial determinants of adolescent behavior, and (3) designing and evaluating interventions to improve self-management behaviors and treatment ..
  42. Social Control and Well-Being Among Older Adults
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The ultimate goal of this line of research is to design effective and age-appropriate interventions that utilize social networks to encourage engagement in healthy behavior. ..
  43. INTERPERSONAL CONTEXT OF HIV RISK IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. DRUGS USE, SOCIAL CONTEXT, AND HIV RISK IN HOMELESS YOUTH
    Joan S Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  45. TREATMENT TRIAL FOR MOTHER-ADHD ADOLESCENT CONFLICT
    Marquita Bedway; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Multivariate apriori contrasts will be used to analyze the effects of treatmentand changes over time on targeted areas of family relations and adolescent behavior with careful controls for experiment-wise error.
  46. Evaluating Alternative Retinopathy Screening Approaches
    CHARLES BASCH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These interventions are practical, have potential for widespread dissemination, and can translate basic and clinical research to achieve public health benefits. ..
  47. Childhood Predictors and Consequences of Adult Smoking
    Judith Brook; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Identification of childhood and adolescent factors that can lessen or compensate for the impact of tobacco use on later functioning would provide additional aids for effective prevention and treatment efforts. ..
  48. TAILORED COMMUNICATIONS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING
    CHARLES BASCH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proposal addresses the need for research assessing tailored communications to increase CRC screening in minority groups. ..
  49. Childhood Determinants of Adolescent / Adult Drug Use
    Judith S Brook; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Identification of childhood and adolescent factors that can exacerbate the impact of substance use consequences on later adult functioning would provide additional information necessary for effective treatment efforts. ..
  50. Parenting and Problem Behavior in Ethnic Minority Youth
    CHANEQUA WALKER BARNES; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..consisting of repeated measurements of African American adolescents and their families, is to examine the ethnic differences in the relationship between changes in family functioning and changes in adolescent behavior.
  51. New Moves Obesity Prevention Among Adolescent Girls
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Paul area of Minnesota. The study population will include 360 girls (an average of 30 girls from each school). The proposed study period is five years. ..
  52. Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
    Dianne R Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Neuroimaging Cognition in Adolescent Behavior Disorders
    Michael Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. A Theater-Based Obesity Prevention Program for Children
    Dianne Neumark Sztainer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Results from this study will provide insight into how to engage parents in school- based interventions. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Maternal Influences & Adolescent Sexual Behaviors: AAPI & Caucasian
    TSUI SUI KAO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Preventing Drug Use in Rural African American
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research and prevention program is designed to fill this need. ..
  57. Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths
    Gene Brody; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As in the original research, a multi-informant design that includes reports from adolescents, their friends, their primary caregivers, and their teachers will be used to collect the additional data. ..
  58. Adherence and Competence in Adolescent Drug Use Therapy
    Aaron Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will be among the first to explore the relation between treatment adherence and outcome, and the very first to study therapist competence, with an adolescent drug-using sample. ..
  59. Quality Community Services for Adolescent Drug Abuse
    Aaron Hogue; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..An important secondary yield will be increasing the scarce knowledge base on commonly practiced community approaches in the SAU condition. ..
  60. Predictors of HIV Risks Among Urban Youth
    Dexter Voisin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Such knowledge is critical to designing HIV prevention programs that are culture-specific, in order to curtail the increasing spread of infection. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Preventing Substance Use and Risky Behavior Among Rural African American Youth
    Gene H Brody; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Pre-intervention, post-intervention, and long-term follow-up assessments of adolescents'substance use and high risk sexual behavior will be gathered from the entire sample. ..