In absolute terms, 44% of adolescents
in the intervention group were fully immunized at that point, compared with 32% in the control group.
One of the most cited theories on adolescent
individuation is Blos' theory of second individuation (Blos, 1967).
were identified as either having consumed alcohol within 6 hours of admission or tested positive for alcohol via blood-drawn test, while alcohol-negative adolescents
did not report consuming alcohol within 6 hours of admission, did not have a positive blood test or breathalyzer (if administered), and scored 3 or lower on the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test.
Spontaneous vaginal delivery was significantly more common for adolescent
mothers (72%) than for adult mothers (54%).
respondents were asked to recall disagreements about specific issues over the past four weeks with their father and mother simultaneously.
The NAADAC Adolescent
Specialty Committee began in the spring of 2004.
We recruited 10 panelists with expertise in adolescent
substance use to participate in three day-long workshops covering the different drugs.
Among the reasons suggested by participants for this imbalance is a high prevalence of incarceration among adolescent
men, which women linked to drug trade involvement in the wake of a lack of opportunities yielding financial stability and status for men.
Existing health services often fail the world s adolescents
Each feature story is based on a study published in the Journal of Adolescent
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Addressing to participants of the launching ceremony, Rana Mashhood Ahmad Khan said the adolescents
of ages between nine to nineteen years are significant part of Pakistan's population.
While parental religiosity also plays a role in adolescent
risk behavior, little is known about the relationship between all three variables.
In summary, scientific evidence suggests that interventions targeting parents and families can exert powerful influence and are cost-effective in reducing or eliminating health risk behaviors among adolescent
Focus groups are often thought of as only being appropriate for adults because of their historic use in marketing research, yet when the social and cognitive developmental needs of adolescents
are considered, focus groups can be very effective with adolescent
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