adolescent psychology


Summary: Field of psychology concerned with the normal and abnormal behavior of adolescents. It includes mental processes as well as observable responses.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Longitudinal analysis of flexibility and reorganization in early adolescence: a dynamic systems study of family interactions
    Isabela Granic
    Community Health Systems Resource Group, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Psychol 39:606-17. 2003
  2. ncbi Gene-environment interaction analysis of serotonin system markers with adolescent depression
    T C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 9:908-15. 2004
  3. ncbi Adolescent brain development: a period of vulnerabilities and opportunities. Keynote address
    Ronald E Dahl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Rm E 724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:1-22. 2004
  4. ncbi Capturing the dynamics of identity formation in various ethnic groups: development and validation of a three-dimensional model
    Elisabetta Crocetti
    Department of Educational Sciences, University of Macerata, P O Box Piazzale Luigi Bertelli Contrada Vallebona, 62100 Macerata, Italy
    J Adolesc 31:207-22. 2008
  5. ncbi Developmental changes in adolescents' perceptions of relationships with their parents
    Irene H A De Goede
    Research Centre Adolescent Development, Utrecht University, 3508 TC, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Youth Adolesc 38:75-88. 2009
  6. ncbi Emerging adulthood. A theory of development from the late teens through the twenties
    J J Arnett
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Am Psychol 55:469-80. 2000
  7. ncbi Psychosomatic health problems among adolescents in Sweden--are the time trends gender related?
    Curt Hagquist
    Centre for Research on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 19:331-6. 2009
  8. ncbi Subjective health complaints in adolescence: dimensional structure and variation across gender and age
    Jørn Hetland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 30:223-30. 2002
  9. ncbi Predictors of adolescent self-rated health. Analysis of the National Population Health Survey
    Evelyn R Vingilis
    Population and Community Health Unit, University of Western Ontario, 100 Collip Circle, Suite 245, London, ON N6G 4X8
    Can J Public Health 93:193-7. 2002
  10. ncbi A concept analysis of health-related quality of life in young people with chronic illness
    Rachel M Taylor
    Paediatric Liver Centre, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
    J Clin Nurs 17:1823-33. 2008

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  1. ncbi Longitudinal analysis of flexibility and reorganization in early adolescence: a dynamic systems study of family interactions
    Isabela Granic
    Community Health Systems Resource Group, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Psychol 39:606-17. 2003
    ..Two variables indexing the variability of the family interactions were derived from the grids. As hypothesized, the DS variables revealed a significant quadratic effect related to a peak in variability at 13-14 years of age...
  2. ncbi Gene-environment interaction analysis of serotonin system markers with adolescent depression
    T C Eley
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Mol Psychiatry 9:908-15. 2004
  3. ncbi Adolescent brain development: a period of vulnerabilities and opportunities. Keynote address
    Ronald E Dahl
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3811 O Hara St, Rm E 724, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1021:1-22. 2004
  4. ncbi Capturing the dynamics of identity formation in various ethnic groups: development and validation of a three-dimensional model
    Elisabetta Crocetti
    Department of Educational Sciences, University of Macerata, P O Box Piazzale Luigi Bertelli Contrada Vallebona, 62100 Macerata, Italy
    J Adolesc 31:207-22. 2008
    ..Implications and suggestions for future research are discussed...
  5. ncbi Developmental changes in adolescents' perceptions of relationships with their parents
    Irene H A De Goede
    Research Centre Adolescent Development, Utrecht University, 3508 TC, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Youth Adolesc 38:75-88. 2009
  6. ncbi Emerging adulthood. A theory of development from the late teens through the twenties
    J J Arnett
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Am Psychol 55:469-80. 2000
  7. ncbi Psychosomatic health problems among adolescents in Sweden--are the time trends gender related?
    Curt Hagquist
    Centre for Research on Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Karlstad University, SE 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 19:331-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study is to describe the trends in psychosomatic health problems among adolescents, focusing on gender differences...
  8. ncbi Subjective health complaints in adolescence: dimensional structure and variation across gender and age
    Jørn Hetland
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Public Health 30:223-30. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate dimensional structures in subjective health complaints in adolescents and to examine the variation in levels and dimensionality across gender and age groups...
  9. ncbi Predictors of adolescent self-rated health. Analysis of the National Population Health Survey
    Evelyn R Vingilis
    Population and Community Health Unit, University of Western Ontario, 100 Collip Circle, Suite 245, London, ON N6G 4X8
    Can J Public Health 93:193-7. 2002
    ..To examine what factors predict adolescents' concepts of their health...
  10. ncbi A concept analysis of health-related quality of life in young people with chronic illness
    Rachel M Taylor
    Paediatric Liver Centre, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
    J Clin Nurs 17:1823-33. 2008
    ..To critique existing concept analyses of quality of life and develop a definition applicable for young people with chronic illness...
  11. pmc Perceived socioeconomic status: a new type of identity that influences adolescents' self-rated health
    Elizabeth Goodman
    Tufts New England Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:479-87. 2007
    ..In addition, the study determines whether SSS independently influences adolescents' self-rated health, an important predictor of morbidity and health service use...
  12. pmc Suicide and friendships among American adolescents
    Peter S Bearman
    Sociology Department and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:89-95. 2004
    ..We investigated the relationship between friendships and suicidality among male and female adolescents...
  13. ncbi Self-image, war psychotrauma and refugee status in adolescents
    I Begovac
    Department of Psychological Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Kispaticeva 12, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:381-8. 2004
    ..Practical measures of joined sexually preventive/therapeutic activities are proposed, as well as educational and preventive/therapeutic psychotrauma models...
  14. ncbi Trauma exposure in childhood impairs the ability to recall specific autobiographical memories in late adolescence
    Tim Brennen
    Center for the Study of Human Cognition, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Trauma Stress 23:240-7. 2010
  15. ncbi Measuring health-related quality of life in adolescence
    Ann Frisén
    Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 96:963-8. 2007
    ..This review addresses the following issues: Which domains of HRQL are particularly important to adolescents? How are these important features of adolescent functioning related to overall HRQL?..
  16. ncbi Parent-child connectedness and behavioral and emotional health among adolescents
    Diann M Ackard
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:59-66. 2006
  17. ncbi Is obesity a risk factor for psychopathology among adolescents?
    Serpil Erermis
    Department of Child Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    Pediatr Int 46:296-301. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to explore the type and frequency of psychopathology in a clinical as well as a non-clinical sample of obese adolescents, and in a normal weight control group...
  18. ncbi Food that makes you different: the stigma experienced by adolescents with celiac disease
    Cecilia Olsson
    Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Qual Health Res 19:976-84. 2009
    ..The results of the study show that the GFD can produce stigma experiences in adolescence, and that dietary compliance (or lack thereof) can be understood in terms of dealing with GFD concealment and disclosure...
  19. ncbi Adolescents' perceptions of parental roles and involvement in diabetes management
    Barbara J Leonard
    School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 6 101 Weaver Densford Hall, 308 Harvard Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:405-14. 2005
  20. pmc Being admired or being liked: classroom social status and depressive problems in early adolescent girls and boys
    Albertine J Oldehinkel
    Department of Psychiatry and Graduate School of Behavioral and Cognitive Neurosciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:417-27. 2007
    ..The risk of a low status in one area could largely be compensated by a high status in another area...
  21. ncbi Ethnic differences in quality of life in adolescents among Chinese, Malay and Indians in Singapore
    Tze Pin Ng
    Department of Psychological Medicine, National University of Singapore, National University Hospital
    Qual Life Res 14:1755-68. 2005
    ..We used the Quality of Life Questionnaire for Adolescents (QOLQA) to examine ethnic differences in reported QOL scores among Chinese, Malay and Indian ethnicities in Singapore...
  22. ncbi Study of the factors affecting health-related quality of life in adolescents after liver transplantation
    R M Taylor
    Paediatric Liver Centre, King s College London School of Medicine at King s College Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Am J Transplant 9:1179-88. 2009
    ..HRQL is significantly reduced in adolescents after transplantation, which could be related to immunosuppression and psychosocial factors...
  23. ncbi Has the adolescents' weight concern increased over 20 years?
    Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino
    Tampere School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 13:4-10. 2003
  24. pmc GHQ increases among Scottish 15 year olds 1987-2006
    Helen Sweeting
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow SCO, G12 8RZ, Scotland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:579-86. 2009
    ..However findings are not consistent, trends are complex, and comparisons over time are hampered by methodological problems...
  25. ncbi Self-perceived health and burden of diabetes in teenagers with type 1 diabetes: psychometric properties of the Swedish measure 'check your health'
    G Viklund
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Nursing Research Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 99:422-6. 2010
    ..Self-reported health and burden of diabetes were different in boys and girls, in patients with good or poor metabolic control or who reported high and low disease severity. The domain burden of diabetes turned out to be very sensitive...
  26. ncbi Construct validity of newly developed quality of life assessment instrument for child and adolescent cancer patients in Taiwan
    Chao Hsing Yeh
    Graduate School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Kwei San, Tao Yuen, Taiwan, ROC
    Psychooncology 12:345-56. 2003
    ..It demonstrates acceptable psychometric properties. Application of the QOLCC to Taiwanese children with cancer produced encouraging results, validation from a larger independent parent population is still necessary...
  27. ncbi Self-reported delinquent behavior and psychosocial functioning in inner-city teenagers: a brief report
    M D Weist
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201 1549, USA
    Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 28:241-8. 1998
    ..Females reporting high levels of delinquent behavior were more likely to have poor classroom and school attendance than other females; this relationship did not hold for males...
  28. pmc Advancing prevention research on the role of culture in suicide prevention
    Sean Joe
    School of Social Work, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:354-62. 2008
  29. ncbi The relationship of gender and achievement to future outlook among African American adolescents
    Detris T Honora
    Department of Educational Research and Leadership and Counselor Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh 27695, USA
    Adolescence 37:301-16. 2002
    ..The study highlights the importance of understanding the historical and cultural contexts that may shape adolescents' perceptions of the future...
  30. ncbi Adolescent girls' perspectives of family interactions related to menarche and sexual health
    Anne M Teitelman
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Qual Health Res 14:1292-308. 2004
    ..In contrast, when sex and reproduction were referenced, girls were more likely to associate fear, shame, dysfunction, and victimization with their bodies...
  31. ncbi The experience of puberty in adolescent boys: an Iranian perspective
    F Ahmadi
    Faculty of Medical Sciences College, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
    Int Nurs Rev 56:257-63. 2009
    ..In spite of physiological similarities of puberty characteristics in different societies, social, cultural and religious factors have an important influence on puberty process...
  32. ncbi Holism, contextual variability, and the study of friendships in adolescent development
    Robert Crosnoe
    Department of Sociology and Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 1088, USA
    Child Dev 75:264-79. 2004
  33. ncbi Adolescents' perspectives on addiction: qualitative study
    Soroor Parvizy
    Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Rashid Vali Asr Street, Yasami Street, Tehran, Iran
    Nurs Health Sci 7:192-8. 2005
    ..It is concluded that exploring adolescents' perspectives is not only important but is useful for maintaining a healthy society, and thus policy makers should develop effective prevention and intervention programs based on these themes...
  34. ncbi Adolescents' attachment representations and developmental tasks in emerging adulthood
    Miri Scharf
    Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    Dev Psychol 40:430-44. 2004
    ..The results highlight the importance of attachment representations in shaping an individual's developmental trajectory...
  35. ncbi Predictors of mental distress in early adulthood: a five-year follow-up of 709 high-school students
    Terhi Aalto-Setälä
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, Mannerheimintie 166, FI 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Nord J Psychiatry 56:121-5. 2002
    ..Males with low trait anxiety in adolescence had less distress. The results indicate trait anxiety as an important predictor of mental distress. Gender differences in other predictors suggest gender differences in coping...
  36. ncbi Peer relations in the transition to adolescence
    Carollee Howes
    Department of Education, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 29:195-230. 2002
  37. ncbi Acculturation and psychological problems of adolescents from Bosnia and Herzegovina during exile and repatriation
    Mevludin Hasanović
    University Clinical Center Tuzla, Department of Psychiatry, Trnovac bb, 75000 Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Croat Med J 46:105-15. 2005
    ..To estimate the frequency, type, and severity of psychological trauma among Bosnian refugee adolescents during the process of repatriation after the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina...
  38. ncbi Predictors of exposure from an antimarijuana media campaign: outcome research assessing sensation seeking targeting
    Michael T Stephenson
    Department of Communication University of Missouri Columbia, 65211 2310, USA
    Health Commun 14:23-43. 2002
    ..Implications for designing future antimarijuana messages based on these findings are discussed...
  39. ncbi Adolescents exposed to physical violence in the community: a survey in Brazilian public schools
    Maria Lucrécia Zavaschi
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 12:327-32. 2002
    ..To determine the proportion of adolescents who have been exposed to physical violence in the city of Porto Alegre, Brazil...
  40. ncbi Subjective health complaints in adolescence. A cross-national comparison of prevalence and dimensionality
    S Haugland
    Research Center for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 11:4-10. 2001
    ..The purpose of this work was to study the prevalence and dimensionality of subjective health complaints in a cross-national population of adolescents...
  41. ncbi Gender differences in emotional responses to interpersonal stress during adolescence
    Karen D Rudolph
    Departmetn of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Illinois 61820, USA
    J Adolesc Health 30:3-13. 2002
  42. ncbi Young teenagers' perceptions of their own and others' bodies: a qualitative study of obese, overweight and 'normal' weight young people in Scotland
    Wendy Wills
    Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:396-406. 2006
    ..These findings are important as they contradict the common perception that being overweight/obese is related to body dissatisfaction and that young people have a fear of fatness...
  43. pmc The relative importance of family socioeconomic status and school-based peer hierarchies for morning cortisol in youth: an exporatory study
    Patrick West
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4, Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Soc Sci Med 70:1246-53. 2010
    ..Overall, the results highlight the greater importance of school-based peer groups than family SES for young people's psychoneuroendocrine response...
  44. ncbi Identity status change during adolescence and young adulthood: a meta-analysis
    Jane Kroger
    University of Tromsø, Department of Psychology, Tromsø, Norway
    J Adolesc 33:683-98. 2010
    ..Meta-analyses showed that large mean proportions of samples were not identity achieved by young adulthood. Possible reasons for this phenomenon are explored...
  45. ncbi Adolescent storm and stress, reconsidered
    J J Arnett
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
    Am Psychol 54:317-26. 1999
    ..Finally, although the general public is sometimes portrayed by scholars as having a stereotypical view of adolescent storm and stress, both scholars and the general public appear to support a modified storm-and-stress view...
  46. ncbi Health-related quality of life and bullying in adolescence
    A Frisén
    Department of Psychology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 99:597-603. 2010
    ..To investigate if adolescents' HRQL (Health-Related Quality of Life) is associated with experiences of school bullying...
  47. pmc Do favorite movie stars influence adolescent smoking initiation?
    Janet M Distefan
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program, Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla 92093 0645, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1239-44. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether adolescents whose favorite movie stars smoke on-screen are at increased risk of tobacco use...
  48. ncbi A multicenter randomized controlled trial of motivational interviewing in teenagers with diabetes
    Sue J Channon
    Department of Child Psychology, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust, Wales, UK
    Diabetes Care 30:1390-5. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the efficacy of motivational interviewing with teenagers aged 14-17 years with type 1 diabetes...
  49. pmc Television campaigns and adolescent marijuana use: tests of sensation seeking targeting
    P Palmgreen
    Department of Communication, University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506 0042, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:292-6. 2001
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of targeted televised public service announcement campaigns in reducing marijuana use among high-sensation-seeking adolescents...
  50. ncbi 'I think condoms are good but, aai, I hate those things': condom use among adolescents and young people in a Southern African township
    C MacPhail
    CSIR Mining Technology, Auckland Park, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 52:1613-27. 2001
  51. ncbi The normative development of child and adolescent problem behavior
    Ilja L Bongers
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Abnorm Psychol 112:179-92. 2003
    ..These normative developmental trajectories provide information against which developmental deviance in childhood and adolescence can be detected...
  52. ncbi The incidence of witnessing interparental violence and some of its psychological consequences among Arab adolescents
    M M Haj-Yahia
    Paul Baerwald School of Social Work, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Israel
    Child Abuse Negl 25:885-907. 2001
    ..It would also be worthwhile to investigate the risk factors that predispose violence in the family and the consequences of those factors...
  53. ncbi Shortening the VSP-A: preliminary development of the VSP-A12, a 12-item short-form
    C Sapin
    Laboratoire de Santé Publique, Faculte de Medecine, Unité de Recherche Evaluation hospitalière, Mesure de la Santé Perçue, Marseille, France
    Qual Life Res 13:235-41. 2004
    ..745 was observed for the 12-item HRQL index in the target population (n = 664). Average score for this shorter index closely mirrored VSP-A index, although standard deviation was always greater for the VSP-A12...
  54. ncbi Child and adolescent suicide: epidemiology, risk factors, and approaches to prevention
    Mirjami Pelkonen
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Paediatr Drugs 5:243-65. 2003
    ..Developing efficacious treatments for suicidal children and adolescents would offer better possibilities to prevent suicides...
  55. pmc Adolescent sexual orientation and suicide risk: evidence from a national study
    S T Russell
    Department of Human and Community Development, University of California, Davis, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616-8523, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1276-81. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The findings provide strong evidence that sexual minority youths are more likely than their peers to think about and attempt suicide...
  56. ncbi Conflict frequency with mothers and fathers from middle childhood to late adolescence: within- and between-families comparisons
    Lilly Shanahan
    Carolina Consortium on Human Development, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8115, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:539-50. 2007
    ..These findings highlight the importance of studying the development of parent-offspring conflict within the larger family system...
  57. ncbi Gender variation in developmental trajectories of educational and occupational expectations and attainment from adolescence to adulthood
    Zena R Mello
    Department of Cognition and Development, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1670, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1069-80. 2008
    ..Gender variation in expectations and attainment is discussed in light of historical changes, and future directions of research are proposed...
  58. ncbi Multiple regression analyses in clinical child and adolescent psychology
    James Jaccard
    Department of Psychology, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:456-79. 2006
    A major form of data analysis in clinical child and adolescent psychology is multiple regression. This article reviews issues in the application of such methods in light of the research designs typical of this field...
  59. ncbi Using students' weekly diaries to evaluate positive youth development programs: the case of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
    Daniel T L Shek
    Centre for Quality of Life, Hong Kong Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Adolescence 44:69-85. 2009
    ..The present qualitative findings based on students' weekly diaries provide additional support for the effectiveness of the Tier 1 Program of Project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong...
  60. ncbi Adolescent resilience: a concept analysis
    Craig A Olsson
    Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
    J Adolesc 26:1-11. 2003
  61. pmc "They like me, they like me not": popularity and adolescents' perceptions of acceptance predicting social functioning over time
    Kathleen B McElhaney
    Department of Psychology, Box 400400, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Child Dev 79:720-31. 2008
    ..Results suggest that during adolescence, when it becomes increasingly possible for teens to choose their own social niches, it is possible to be socially successful without being broadly popular...
  62. ncbi Forty-year psychiatric outcomes following assessment for internalizing disorder in adolescence
    Ian Colman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Box 189, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 164:126-33. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to define the long-term psychiatric outcomes of adolescent internalizing disorder in the general population, using data collected over 40 years from a national birth cohort...
  63. pmc Reconsidering changes in parent-child conflict across adolescence: a meta-analysis
    B Laursen
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale 33314 7714, USA
    Child Dev 69:817-32. 1998
  64. ncbi The coping styles of adolescents with type 1 diabetes are associated with degree of metabolic control
    Marit Graue
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Diabetes Care 27:1313-7. 2004
  65. ncbi Marital quality, parenting, and adolescent internalizing problems: a three-wave longitudinal study
    Thao Ha
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Fam Psychol 23:263-7. 2009
    ..Results are discussed in terms of implications for understanding the mechanism by which marital quality is related to adolescent internalizing problems...
  66. ncbi Health-related quality of life and metabolic control in adolescents with diabetes: the role of parental care, control, and involvement
    Marit Graue
    Department of Pediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:373-82. 2005
    ..Family support should be provided to facilitate coping with everyday management and demands of diabetes...
  67. ncbi The protective effect of parental expectations against early adolescent smoking initiation
    Bruce G Simons-Morton
    Prevention Research Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20852 7510, USA
    Health Educ Res 19:561-9. 2004
    ..These findings provide evidence that parental expectations may protect early adolescents against smoking even in the context of increases in favorable attitudes and friends who smoking...
  68. ncbi School disconnectedness: identifying adolescents at risk
    A E Bonny
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Pediatrics 106:1017-21. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to identify factors differentiating youth who do and do not feel connected to their schools in an effort to target school-based interventions to those at highest health risk...
  69. ncbi Acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of a computer-tailored physical activity intervention in adolescents
    Leen Haerens
    Department of Movement and Sports Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 66:303-10. 2007
    ..To evaluate acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of computer-tailored physical activity education among adolescents...
  70. pmc The impact of fathers' physical and psychosocial work conditions on attempted and completed suicide among their children
    Ostry Aleck
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Public Health 6:77. 2006
    ..However, virtually no research has been conducted on the trans-generational impact of parental working conditions on attempted or completed suicide among their children...
  71. ncbi A longitudinal study of the reciprocal nature of risk behaviors and cognitions in adolescents: what you do shapes what you think, and vice versa
    M Gerrard
    Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, Ames 50011 3180, USA
    Health Psychol 15:344-54. 1996
  72. ncbi Genetic and environmental influences on behavioral disinhibition
    S E Young
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Am J Med Genet 96:684-95. 2000
    ..These results suggest that a variety of adolescent problem behaviors may share a common underlying genetic risk...
  73. ncbi Attributions of adolescents with type 1 diabetes in social situations: relationship with expected adherence, diabetes stress, and metabolic control
    Anthony A Hains
    Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:818-22. 2006
    ..To examine the relationships among negative attributions of friend reactions (NAFRs) within a social context, anticipated adherence difficulties, diabetes stress, and metabolic control...
  74. ncbi Personal and family factors associated with quality of life in adolescents with diabetes
    M Grey
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Diabetes Care 21:909-14. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factors that influence quality of life in adolescents with IDDM...
  75. pmc Neuroticism and introversion are associated with salivary cortisol patterns in adolescents
    Katherina K Y Hauner
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, United States
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:1344-56. 2008
  76. ncbi Does class matter? SES and psychosocial health among Hungarian adolescents
    B Piko
    Szeged University, Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical and Pharmaceutical Center Department of Psychiatry, Hungary
    Soc Sci Med 53:817-30. 2001
  77. ncbi Social support and personal models of diabetes as predictors of self-care and well-being: a longitudinal study of adolescents with diabetes
    T C Skinner
    Research and Development Unit, University Hospital Lewisham, Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6LH, England, UK
    J Pediatr Psychol 25:257-67. 2000
    ..To examine whether peer support and illness representation mediate the link between family support, self-management and well-being...
  78. ncbi A friend in need: the role of friendship quality as a protective factor in peer victimization and bullying
    Julie M Bollmer
    University of Kentucky, USA
    J Interpers Violence 20:701-12. 2005
    ..Implications for interventions based on these findings are discussed...
  79. ncbi The Baby Think It Over experience to prevent teen pregnancy: a postintervention evaluation
    Judy Didion
    Medical College of Ohio, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:331-7. 2004
    ..The findings suggest that simulated experiences can be a powerful strategy for effective learning about complex decisions regarding the risks of sexual activity and the realities of parenting...
  80. ncbi Variations in patterns of attraction to same- and other-sex peers during early adolescence
    W M Bukowski
    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Dev Psychol 36:147-54. 2000
    ..Attraction to peers who presented features associated with good classroom-based behavior decreased. These patterns are discussed in terms of the developmental needs served by associating with particular peers...
  81. ncbi Measurement invariance in the General Health Questionnaire-12 in young Australian adolescents
    Davina J French
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 13:1-7. 2004
    ..These data provide support for the validity of the survey with young adolescents and suggest that adolescents interpret the GHQ-12 in a similar manner to adults...
  82. ncbi A comparative study of psychopathology in Greek adolescents in Germany and in Greece in 1980 and 1998--18 years apart
    Manfred M Fichter
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 254:27-35. 2004
    ..The current study uses the same design and instruments so that the comparison of the mental health of populations in the same areas, almost two decades apart, becomes possible...
  83. ncbi Barriers and bridges to care: voices of homeless female adolescent youth in Seattle, Washington, USA
    Josephine Ensign
    Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Adv Nurs 37:166-72. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct an assessment of reproductive health-seeking behaviours, sources of advice, and access to care issues among a sample of clinic-based homeless adolescent women...
  84. ncbi Analysis of variance frameworks in clinical child and adolescent psychology: issues and recommendations
    James Jaccard
    Department of Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
    J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 31:130-46. 2002
    ..practices of factorial analysis of variance (ANOVA), a major analytic tool used in clinical child and adolescent psychology, in the Journal of Clinical Child Psychology (JCCP) and noted several suboptimal strategies...
  85. ncbi Post-hoc probing of significant moderational and mediational effects in studies of pediatric populations
    Grayson N Holmbeck
    Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 27:87-96. 2002
    ..To provide examples of post-hoc probing of significant moderator and mediator effects in research on children with pediatric conditions...
  86. ncbi Evaluation of the North Carolina "Baby Think It Over" project
    Lynne R Tingle
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Dept of Educational Research Methodology, 1000 Spring Garden St, PO Box 26171, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
    J Sch Health 72:178-83. 2002
    ..However, results from student surveys did not reveal the same support. Student changes in attitudes and beliefs about parenting after the intervention were minimal...
  87. ncbi Adolescent quality of life, part I: conceptual and measurement model
    Todd C Edwards
    Department of Health Service, University of Washington, Seatle, WA 98195 7660, USA
    J Adolesc 25:275-86. 2002
    ..A conceptual model with four domains-Sense of Self, Social Relationships, Environment, and General Quality of Life-is reported...
  88. ncbi Overt and relational aggression in adolescents: social-psychological adjustment of aggressors and victims
    M J Prinstein
    Yale University, Department of Psychology, P O Box 208205, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Clin Child Psychol 30:479-91. 2001
    ..Social support from close friends appeared to buffer the effects of victimization on adjustment...
  89. ncbi Motivation as a crucial predictor of good compliance in adolescents with rheumatoid arthritis
    Helvi Kyngäs
    Department of Nursing and Health Administration, University of Oulu, University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Nurs Pract 8:336-41. 2002
    ..The likelihood of adolescents who had energy and willpower to comply with health regimens was 7.56-fold compared to the adolescents who did not have energy and willpower. Also, the threat to social well-being predicted good compliance...
  90. ncbi Identity-in-context is not yet identity development-in-context
    Harke A Bosma
    Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, Development of Psychology, University of Groningen, Grote Kruisstraat 2 1, Groningen 9712 TS, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc 31:281-9. 2008
  91. ncbi Youth-friendly primary-care services: how are we doing and what more needs to be done?
    Andre Tylee
    Health Services and Population Research Department, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE2 8AF, UK
    Lancet 369:1565-73. 2007
    ..Enough is known to recommend that a priority for the future is to ensure that each country, state, and locality has a policy and support to encourage provision of innovative and well assessed youth-friendly services...
  92. ncbi Psychological care of children and adolescents with diabetes
    Alan M Delamater
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 8:340-8. 2007
  93. ncbi Generic health-related quality of life instruments in children and adolescents: a qualitative analysis of content
    Luis Rajmil
    Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research, Recinte Parc Sanitari Pere Virgili, Esteve Terradas, 30 Edifici Mestral 1a Planta, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    J Adolesc Health 34:37-45. 2004
    ..To determine the extent of differences and similarities in content between heath-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments for children and adolescents...
  94. ncbi Changes in stress perception and coping during adolescence: the role of situational and personal factors
    Inge Seiffge-Krenke
    Department of Psychology, University of Mainz, Germany
    Child Dev 80:259-79. 2009
    ..Withdrawal was associated with high levels of perceived stress, independent of situation. Developmental changes in individual adolescents' stress perception and coping were in most cases situation specific...
  95. ncbi Randomized trial of behavioral family systems therapy for diabetes: maintenance of effects on diabetes outcomes in adolescents
    Tim Wysocki
    Nemours Childrens Clinic, Department of Biomedical Research, 807 Children s Way, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:555-60. 2007
    ..This study evaluates a revised intervention, BFST for Diabetes (BFST-D), modified to achieve greater impact on diabetes-related family conflict, treatment adherence, and metabolic control...
  96. ncbi Adolescents' working models and styles for relationships with parents, friends, and romantic partners
    Wyndol Furman
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO 80208 0204, USA
    Child Dev 73:241-55. 2002
    ..Taken together, the findings indicate that the representations of the three types of relationships are distinct, yet related. Discussion focuses on the nature of the links among the three...
  97. pmc Explaining the adjustment of adolescents with type 1 diabetes: role of diabetes-specific and psychosocial factors
    Jamil A Malik
    Department of Developmental Psychology, VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 32:774-9. 2009
  98. ncbi The effects of peer influence on disordered eating behavior
    Tiffany A Meyer
    Department of Health, Physical Education, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    J Sch Nurs 24:36-42. 2008
    ..School nurses are in a unique position to educate both male and female students about the dangers of disordered eating behaviors as well as identify students who may be at risk for these behaviors...
  99. ncbi Why do adolescents with type 1 diabetes and their parents participate in focus groups?
    Aaron E Carroll
    Children s Health Services Research, Indiana University, School of Medicine, The Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 21:135-42. 2007
    ..Designing research to meet these reasons will have the dual affect of increasing participation while also better serving those who choose to be studied...
  100. ncbi Personal Web home pages of adolescents with cancer: self-presentation, information dissemination, and interpersonal connection
    Lalita K Suzuki
    HopeLab, Palo Alto, CA 94301 1638, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:152-61. 2006
    ..Results suggest that various elements found on personal home pages are being used by a limited number of young patients with cancer for self-expression, information access, and contact with peers...

Research Grants77

  1. Tech-Based Depression and Anxiety Treatment for Youth in High Risk Environments
    Michelle Nicole Burns; Fiscal Year: 2013 the PI[unreadable]s career goal involve growth in: 1) intervention development and evaluation;2) adolescent psychology;3) cultural issues pertinent to vulnerable youth;and 4) general career development...
  2. Underage alcohol use and dating abuse perpetration
    Emily F Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It will provide training and experience in (a) alcohol research, (b) adolescent psychology, (c) translational research methods, (d) structural equation modeling, and (e) human subjects...
  3. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  5. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. Psychosocial Adjustment in Adolescents with Spina Bifida
    Grayson Holmbeck; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, the results will have implications for prevention and intervention efforts with families who have offspring with disabling birth defects. ..
  7. Reducing Obesity & Diabetes in High Risk Youth
    ROBIN G WHITTEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In minority communities, the rates are as high as nearly 30%. Approaches that are appealing to youth and that can be cost-effectively delivered are necessary to reduce this epidemic. ..
  8. Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in At-Risk Youth
    Margaret Grey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..It is expected that this important and timely study will provide valuable information to help youth manage obesity, and potentially prevent T2DM and its long-term physical and psychosocial complications. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. The Transition to Young Adulthood among Late Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes
    Kathleen M Hanna; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This study also addresses a second objective, examining factors to sustain self-management and integration of it within the home, school, and community. ..
    Wyndol Furman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings will have important implications for understanding adolescents' romantic and sexual behavior and the health problems associated with them. ..
  11. Adolescent Peer Relations: Outcomes & Family Precursors
    Joseph Allen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Youth and Parent Knowledge of Diabetes Complications
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Barbara Dancy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Multiple logistic regression, multiple linear regression, and proportional hazard models will be used to analyze the data. ..
  14. EBP Leadership Summit: Improving health outcomes for high risk children and teens
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. to improve health outcomes for our nation's children and adolescents. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. The Online Health Literacy of Older Adults
    Dina Borzekowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results can advance how individuals are trained to effectively use this medium, as well as inform the ways in which providers and other health care professionals communicate health messages through the Internet. ..
    Pamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
  17. Treating Child Sexual Abuse: Effectiveness Pilot Study
    Rochelle Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will specify behavioral and psychological factors that mediate IT and UC response, promoting the development of interventions targeting these mechanisms and of well validated protocols for the selection of patients for IT. ..
  19. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
  20. Predictors of Adolescent Girls Physical Activity
    KIRSTEN DAVISON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Such information is essential to designing effective prevention programs that promote recommended levels of physical activity during adolescence. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Adolescent Self-Management of Diabetes: An Intervention
    Shelagh Mulvaney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A larger study will allow for reliable estimates of efficacy for clinical outcomes such as HbA1c, and will allow subgroup analyses with ethnicity, gender, and SES. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Risk and Protective Mechanisms in Child Maltreatment
    Jungmeen Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, the proposed research will provide critical information for the development of effective preventive interventions for child abuse and neglect. ..
    Tim Wysocki; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These results could influence the clinical practice of diabetes management and health care policy regarding adolescents with diabetes and other chronic diseases. ..
  24. Developing School Based Treatment of ADHD Adolescents
    Steven Evans; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results of this study will provide effect size data needed to project sample size for our clinical trial as well as generate hypotheses regarding treatment moderators and mediators. ..
  25. Preventing Youth Suicide in Primary Care: A Family Model
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..One-hundred and twenty adolescents will be randomized to 6 to 10 weeks of either ABFT or Enhanced Usual Care (EUC). Patients will be evaluated at baseline 6, 12, 24, and 52 weeks. ..
  26. Brief Family-Based Therapy for Adolescent Drug Abuse
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study could produce one of the first brief, family-based therapies for adolescent drug abusers and yield findings that would have significant implications for technology transfer efforts. ..
  27. NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in China
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will initiate the intervention in the control markets from 12/06-12/07. We will participate in publishing cross-site papers throughout the next three years. ..
  28. Contraceptive Use Patterns Among Teens and Young Adults
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Patrick T Davies; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our long-term objective is to translate the scientific knowledge gained from this project into clinical treatment and social policy initiatives that are designed improve the welfare of vulnerable children and families. ..
  30. SMS Turkey: Harnessing the power of TXT messaging to promote smoking cessation
    Michele Ybarra; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The high reach of cell phones allows us to potentially reach smokers who would otherwise not utilize traditional smoking cessation services, representing the possibility of a large public health impact. ..
    JANET BRODY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Epidemiology of Prescription Drug Abuse in the United States
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will help identify risk factors for substance abuse. Most importantly, the findings will provide guidance for the prevention, assessment, and treatment of prescription drug abuse. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Interactive Internet Intervention for Depressed Mothers
    Lisa Sheeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..An internet-based program is a cost-effective way to provide much needed services to depressed mothers. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Protective Influence of Residential Learning Communities
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..At each measurement point, participants will complete a set of measures that assess substance use behaviors and constructs addressed by RLCs. ..
  35. Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle Adolesc
    CAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
  36. Emotional Suppression and Anxiety Sensitivity
    MATTHEW FELDNER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  37. A Hope Intervention to Influence Quality of Life among Female Survivors of Childh
    Mary Ann Cantrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These concerns are highlighted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on improving the care for childhood cancer survivors (Hewitt, Weiner, &Simone, 2003). ..
  38. Peer Victimization and Children's Development
    Karen Rudolph; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, this research will provide a basis for the creation of child-level and school-level programs designed to interrupt the cycle of victimization, violence, and distress associated with maltreatment by peers. ..
  39. Emotional Dysregulation: Depression and Family Stress
    Lisa Sheeber; Fiscal Year: 2008
  40. Domestic Violence, Child Security & Child Mental Health
    Patrick Davies; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Sexual Orientation, Substance Use and Mental Health
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Nonmarital Childbearing: Social Policy & Union Formation
    Jennifer Manlove; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In an era of continued reforms to welfare legislation, research and policy communities will benefit from our policy-relevant empirical research, which is based on theory and is grounded in the research literature. ..
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2004
  44. Competence Skills and Smoking Among Subgroups of Youth
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goals are to improve our knowledge regarding the development of tobacco use among youth of different backgrounds, and to ultimately refine and improve smoking prevention programs for diverse youth populations...
  45. Economic Evaluation of Adolescent Drug Services
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In accord with recommended strategies for economic evaluation studies of health care interventions, we propose to examine outcomes from two important perspectives: 1) societal and 2) state policy makers. ..
    Carol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Each participant will be followed for 12 months. With the effects of attrition incorporated into the sample size calculations, a total of 240 participants or 120 per condition will be required to test the primary hypotheses. ..
    Karen Rudolph; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Ultimately, it is anticipated that knowledge from such research can inform the creation of empirically based intervention programs designed to treat childhood-onset depression. ..
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2002
  50. Ethnic Differences in Competence and Adolescent Drug Use
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The long-term goal is to improve our understanding of how alcohol use develops among youth of different backgrounds and to improve prevention intervention for ethnically diverse populations. ..
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
  53. Nonmedical Prescription Drug Use among College Students
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Findings from this research will have important implications for the understanding of the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of prescription drug abuse. ..
  54. Depression Prevention in Pregnant AI Teens Using CBT
    Golda Ginsburg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If findings from the present study are positive, the intervention will be evaluated in a larger study (R01). ..
  55. Children of Depressed Parents: Family Based Prevention
    Guy Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..his grant will serve as a foundation for a larger randomized clinical trial. ..
  56. 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]..
  57. Prescription Drug Abuse Among College Students
    SEAN MCCABE; Fiscal Year: 2005
  58. Anger Assessment and Intervention in Rural Youth
    Kathryn Puskar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The intervention reduces a health disparity by providing a service for rural youth. ..
  59. Training Clinicians in Empirically Based Family Therapy
    Howard Liddle; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  60. Asset-Ownership Development Among HIV-Orphaned Children
    FRED SSEWAMALA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The family economic empowerment intervention has high levels of family and community involvement, a feature very appealing to the governments and donor community. ..
  61. The Role of Peer Relations on Youth Eating and Choices of Activities
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study may improve understanding of barriers to weight loss in overweight youths and past non-adherence to health recommendations. ..
  62. Treatment of Separation Anxiety Disorder in Childhood
    DONNA PINCUS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This project will provide the applicant with a solid foundation of skills for the continued development of innovative, empirically validated interventions for children with anxiety disorders and their families. ..
    Donald Lynam; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..5) what factors account for and mediate the stability in psychopathy across time; 6) if subclinical or so-called "successful" psychopaths can be identified and what factors distinguish them from unsuccessful psychopaths. ..
  64. Peer Influence on Eating Behavior in Overweight and Normal Weight Youths
    Sarah Jeanne Salvy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study is designed to understand differences in responses to the social and food environment between overweight and non overweight youths. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. Great Plains Cultural Ways Mental Health Careers Program
    LESLIE WHITBECK; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed program meets a critical need for preparing native undergraduates for careers in mental health research. ..
  66. Parental acceptance of illness and child adherence
    AILEEN SCHAST; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  67. The Role of Self-Construals in Well-Being
    EVA POMERANTZ; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed research will add substantially to the endeavor of creating environments for children that promote their well-being and the upward spiral that may ensue. ..
  68. Physical Abuse and Child Aggression:Role of ANS Arousal
    Elana Gordis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The subsequent years will be devoted to conducting the substantive research project. ..
    Janet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Increased knowledge of ethical aspects of genetic testing will enable professional nurses to incorporate this knowledge into their professional nursing roles. ..
  70. Ecstasy "Epidemic" and Youth: Trends, Comorbidity, Risk and Protective Factors
    Ping Wu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  71. PTSD and Substance Use/Abuse in Youth
    Ping Wu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is hoped that the findings from this project will provide useful information for clinicians and policy makers, so as to improve service delivery for youth with PTSD and substance use/abuse after traumatic events. ..
  72. Youth's Social Cognitive Responses to Scenes of Ethnic Violence
    L Huesmann; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Antioxidant nutrients and Oxidative DNA Damage in Afric*
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this work would potentially provide investigators with a validated instrument for assessing antioxidant nutrient exposure in population-based studies in the U.S. ..
  74. Primary Prevention of Anxiety and Depression
    KATIE MCLAUGHLIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Only the independent effects of the prevention curriculum will be investigated for the purpose of this proposal. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..