Adolescent Behavior

BrdsNBz: Sexually Experienced Teens More Likely to Use Sexual Health Text Message Service.

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Nov 07, 2015

Text messaging services are becoming an increasingly popular way to provide sexual health information to teens, but little is known about who uses such services. This study assessed whether teens at a greater risk for negative sexual health outcomes use a sexual health text message service.

Rural parents, teenagers and alcohol: what are parents thinking?

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Mar 02, 2006

INTRODUCTION: The fundamental role of alcohol in the lives of young Australians is mirrored in the level of drinking by adolescents. In 2001, more than one in four Australian adolescents aged 14-19 years consumed alcohol weekly.

A randomised controlled trial of a community-based healthy lifestyle program for overweight and obese adolescents: the Loozit study protocol.

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May 28, 2009

BACKGROUND: There is a need to develop sustainable and clinically effective weight management interventions that are suitable for delivery in community settings where the vast majority of overweight and obese adolescents should be treated.

Temporal mood changes associated with different levels of adolescent drinking: using mobile phones and experience sampling methods to explore motivations for adolescent alcohol use.

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Apr 17, 2013

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Alcohol use during adolescence is associated with the onset of alcohol use disorders, mental health disorders, substance abuse as well as socially and physically damaging behaviours, the effects of which last well into adulthood.

Adolescent sleep misalignment: a chronic jet lag and a matter of public health.

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Sep 02, 2013

Sleep is a key element, both physiologically and psychologically, in adolescent development.

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