Family structure associated with delinquency for adolescents, Swedish study finds

Journal Reference: Robert Svensson, Björn Johnson. Does it matter in what family constellations adolescents live? Reconsidering the relationship between family structure and delinquent behaviour. PLOS ONE, 2022; 17 (4): e0265964 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0265964 Previous studies have found that not living with both parents is positively associated with delinquency, but family living arrangements have been highly simplified … Read more

Treatment for substance use reduces depression for many adolescents and young adults with both problems

Journal Reference: John F. Curry, Yifrah Kaminer, David B. Goldston, Grace Chan, Karen C. Wells, Rebecca H. Burke, Adrienne Banny Inscoe, Allison E. Meyer, Shayna M. Cheek. Adaptive Treatment for Youth With Substance Use and Depression: Early Depression Response and Short-term Outcomes. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2022; 61 (4): … Read more

Air pollution linked to depressive symptoms in adolescents

Journal Reference: Erika M. Manczak, Jonas G. Miller, and Ian H. Gotlib. Census Tract Ambient Ozone Predicts Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents. Developmental Psychology, 2022 DOI: 10.1037/dev0001310 Ozone is a gas that is produced when various pollutants from motor vehicle exhaust, power plants and other sources react to sunlight. Higher ozone levels have been … Read more

Multi-country African research reports high rates of COVID-19-related deaths among hospitalized children and adolescents

Multi-country African research reports high rates of COVID-19-related deaths among hospitalized children and adolescents – NovLink Home Mash E Multi-country African research reports high rates of COVID-19-related deaths among hospitalized children and adolescents We would like to say thanks to the author of this article for this outstanding content Multi-country African research reports high rates … Read more

How adolescents used drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Journal Reference: William E. Pelham, Susan F. Tapert, Marybel Robledo Gonzalez, Connor J. McCabe, Krista M. Lisdahl, Elisabet Alzueta, Fiona C. Baker, Florence J. Breslin, Anthony Steven Dick, Gayathri J. Dowling, Mathieu Guillaume, Elizabeth A. Hoffman, Andrew T. Marshall, Bruce D. McCandliss, Chandni S. Sheth, Elizabeth R. Sowell, Wesley K. Thompson, Amandine M. Van Rinsveld, … Read more

School closures led to more sleep and better quality of life for adolescents

Journal Reference: Joëlle N. Albrecht, Helene Werner, Noa Rieger, Natacha Widmer, Daniel Janisch, Reto Huber, Oskar G. Jenni. Association of Adolescent Sleep Duration During COVID Pandemic High School Closure – Effects of homeschooling on adolescents’ sleep and health. JAMA Network Open, 2022 DOI: 10.100/jamanetworkopen.2021.42100 The first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic led to the closure … Read more

Global HIV viral suppression rates too low among children and adolescents

Journal Reference: Win Min Han, Matthew G Law, Matthias Egger, Kara Wools-Kaloustian, Richard Moore, Catherine McGowan, Nagalingesawaran Kumarasamy, Sophie Desmonde, Andrew Edmonds, Mary-Ann Davies, Constantin Yiannoutsos, Keri N Althoff, Claudia P Cortes, Thahira Jamal Mohamed, Antoine Jaquet, Kathryn Anastos, Jonathan Euvrard, Barbara Castelnuovo, Kate Salters, Lara Esteves Coelho, Didier K Ekouevi, Brian Eley, Lameck Diero, … Read more

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