Proximity to routine destinations is an important correlate of physical activity.
Despite efficacious treatments for depression in youth, current data indicate low rates of care.
The authors conducted a prospective examination of multiple adolescent predictors of generalized health risk in early adulthood.
Investigates the prospective influence of social influence and social bonding variables on the development of alcohol outcome expectancies among adolescents with and without drinking experience.
Early sexual activity is a significant problem in the United States.
Collective efficacy may help reduce adolescent childbearing in some, but not all, neighborhoods.
Results refute idea that adolescents who abstain from substance use are maladjusted, and suggest they function better than experimenters later in life
Physical activity may be constrained or facilitated by local environments.
Little is known about whether lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth hide their orientation from health care providers.
A motivational enhancement based secondary alcohol intervention has been shown to increase quit attempts for youth with heavier alcohol use histories
Results indicate the importance of better understanding and addressing the needs of this understudied group of high-risk youth.
School counselors need to have accurate and age-appropriate prevention education information in order to counsel teens on drug use.
Little is known about youths' experiences in residential adolescent treatment programs.
Explore perceptions of stress, sources of social support, and use of coping strategies among urban African American ninth graders.
Tests for differences between rural and urban youth in how peer pressure and family factors influence alcohol and marijuana use.
Television beer ads result in high levels of beer advertising awareness in children as young as age 9, and even higher awareness among 14-year-olds.
Substance use and related problems were assessed in a sample of primary care patients ages 13-21 who screened positive for depression.
Depression is a common condition associated with significant morbidity in adolescents.
Pregnancy rates among Filipino American adolescents exceed those of other Asian and Pacific Islander adolescents.
Book review of: Ellen C. Perrin, Sexual Orientation in Child and Adolescent Health Care (New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002).