Tag: adolescent health

1. Adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa (restrictive eating disorder but patients are normal weight) were more likely to have been overweight/obese, to have lost more weight, and to have lost weight over a more extended period of time when compared to adolescents with full anorexia nervosa. 2. Despite their different...
1. Girls who experienced pubertal maturation early in life and reported the least amount of parental supervision were at the highest risk for developing issues associated with alcohol consumption. 2. Adolescents who had the greatest issues with alcohol abuse at baseline saw the highest increases in parental autonomy granting over...
1. In this cross-sectional sample of high school students, 1 in 20 reported using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to vaporize cannabis. Among students who reported using cannabis in any form at least once, nearly 1 in 5 had used an e-cigarette to vaporize cannabis. 2. In these high school students, e-cigarette use...
1. Almost one in five adolescents report unmet healthcare needs for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is perceived low importance or non-financial access problems. 2. Unmet healthcare need in adolescence was associated with an increased odds of fair/poor general health, functional impairment, depressive symptoms, and suicidal...
Systematic review and meta-analysis of 27 studies suggested that poor health in adolescence was associated with decreased education and employment in adulthood. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: Many studies have established the critical roles of education, socioeconomic status, and economic activity on health outcomes. However, less has been done...
1. Emergency department visits for self-inflicted injury among adolescents during 2009-2012 were examined using a national trauma database. The number of emergency department visits for self-inflicted injury significantly increased over this time period. 2. There was a significant decrease in the proportion of adolescents who sustained a firearm-related self-inflicted injury,...