Adolescent Behavior

Mobile phone use does not discourage adolescent smoking in Japan.

Publication Date: 
May 28, 2012

OBJECTIVE: The possibility that smoking prevalence among junior and senior high school students may decrease with increasing mobile phone bill was reported by the mass media in Japan.

Overview: new media.

Publication Date: 
May 30, 2012

Pediatricians care for children's growth and development from the time they are born until they become adults. In addition, pediatricians must be vigilant for external influences. Technology influences children of all ages.

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Sexting by high school students: an exploratory and descriptive study.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 18, 2012

Recently, a phenomenon known as sexting, defined here as the transfer of sexually explicit photos via cell phone, has received substantial attention in the U.S. national media.

"Peers, parents and phones"--Swedish adolescents and health promotion.

Publication Date: 
Jun 28, 2012

Many unhealthy behaviors are created during adolescence and follow the individual into adulthood. In addition, health behaviors often occur in clusters as those who are inactive are more likely to eat unhealthy food and smoke. This makes the early foundation of healthy behaviors vital.

Value of audio-enhanced handheld computers over paper surveys with adolescents.

Publication Date: 
Sep 04, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To examine the impact of 3 data collection modes on the number of questions answered, data quality, and student preference.

Sexually explicit cell phone messaging associated with sexual risk among adolescents.

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Publication Date: 
Oct 04, 2012

OBJECTIVES: Sexting (sending/receiving sexually explicit texts and images via cell phone) may be associated with sexual health consequences among adolescents. However, to date, no published data from a probability-based sample has examined associations between sexting and sexual activity.

How much is too much? Limit setting and sexual acting out in a digital era.

Publication Date: 
Oct 15, 2012

Digital media offer unique challenges to parents in terms of their efforts to shepherd their children through adolescence.