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Waber, Deborah P.; Boiselle, Ellen C.; Forbes, Peter W.; Girard, Jonathan M.; Sideridis, Georgios D. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Learning problems (LP) can have wider implications than the academic deficits per se. The goal of the present series of studies was to develop a reliable and valid quality-of-life measure targeted to children and adolescents with LP. In Study 1, using a 35-item questionnaire, we surveyed 151 parents/guardians of children referred for assessment of…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Children, Adolescents, Learning Problems
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Rabbitte, Maureen; Enriquez, Maithe – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections are leading public health problems in the United States. While abstaining from sexual intercourse is the best way to avoid these conditions, abstinence only education (AOE) programs in schools have been shown ineffective in delaying sexual initiation or decreasing the teen pregnancy rate.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Health Education, Adolescents
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Sisson, Helen; Wilkinson, Yvonne – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is a key intervention in the prevention of HPV infection and associated cancers. This review emphasizes the importance of understanding what influences decision-making about this vaccine. Guided by the work of Whittemore and Knafl, and Pluye and Hong, we identified 25 studies, from which four prominent themes…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Decision Making, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunization Programs
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Beaudry, Mary Beth; Swartz, Karen; Miller, Leslie; Schweizer, Barbara; Glazer, Kara; Wilcox, Holly – Journal of School Health, 2019
Background: Analysis of data from a NIMH-supported study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of the Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP) in promoting depression literacy and help-seeking behavior. Methods: Eighteen Pennsylvania schools were matched on size, sex, race, test scores, median income, and free/reduced lunch status.…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Mental Health, Help Seeking, Intervention
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Quelly, Susan B. – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Most children and adolescents do not meet dietary recommendations that may result in poor diets contributing to obesity. This systematic literature review was conducted to examine associations between helping with meal preparation at home and dietary quality, intake of specific foods, and/or dietary-related perceptions among youth. A search of…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Nutrition, Food, Children
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Demant, Jakob; Schierff, Laura Marie – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2019
Adolescents exhibit a high rate of use of alcohol and illicit drugs. Effect studies rarely describe the actual content of the interventions in detail. Less is known about what was actually done in the prevention than about their effects.Aim: This study is a review study grouping the qualitatively different content components of the various…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, Prevention, Adolescents
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Laninga-Wijnen, Lydia; Gremmen, Mariola C.; Dijkstra, Jan Kornelis; Veenstra, René; Vollebergh, Wilma A. M.; Harakeh, Zeena – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This study examined the role of academic status norms in friendship selection and influence processes related to academic achievement across the 2nd year of secondary school (SNARE project; N = 1,549 students from 70 classes; Mage = 13.69 years). Academic status norms were operationalized as the class-level correlation between academic achievement…
Descriptors: Role, Friendship, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Darling, Nancy; Tilton-Weaver, Lauree – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This article used a sample of 2 adolescents per family to (a) examine the extent to which parental monitoring and adolescent information management are characteristics of families or of dyads and (b) replicate past research on parental monitoring and adolescent information management using models that distinguish differences between families from…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Adolescents, Family Environment
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Rizzo, Michael T.; Li, Leon; Burkholder, Amanda R.; Killen, Melanie – Developmental Psychology, 2019
In a hidden inequality context, resource allocators and resource recipients are unaware that an unknowingly advantaged recipient possesses resources. The present study presented children aged 3-13 years (N = 121) with a hidden inequality vignette involving an accidental transgression in which one resource claimant, who unknowingly possessed more…
Descriptors: Deception, Child Development, Moral Values, Intention
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Van Lissa, Caspar J.; Keizer, Renske; Van Lier, Pol A. C.; Meeus, Wim H. J.; Branje, Susan – Developmental Psychology, 2019
This 4-year, multi-informant longitudinal study (N = 480, initial age: 15) investigated the interplay between parental support, behavioral and psychological control, and adolescents' emotion regulation development. We examined reciprocal effects between parents and children, mothers' versus fathers' unique roles in emotion regulation development,…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Fathers, Mothers, Parenting Styles
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Maciejewski, Dominique F.; Keijsers, Loes; van Lier, Pol A. C.; Branje, Susan J. T.; Meeus, Wim H. J.; Koot, Hans M. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
One particular developmental task during adolescence is to regulate fluctuating moods to successfully transition through this period. The aim of this person-centered study was to identify distinct developmental trajectories of adolescent mood variability and to compare adolescents in different trajectories on changes in depressive symptoms,…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Emotional Adjustment, Developmental Tasks, Depression (Psychology)
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Parker, Andrew; Morgan, Haydn; Farooq, Samaya; Moreland, Ben; Pitchford, Andy – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Numerous sport-based interventions exist which target marginalised or 'at-risk' young people with the intention of enabling some form of social change for programme participants. Very often, the objective of such interventions is the acquisition and development of qualities associated with 'good citizenship'. However, critical scholars have noted…
Descriptors: Social Change, Disadvantaged Youth, Social Control, Team Sports
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Quinn, Katherine; Dickson-Gomez, Julia; Broaddus, Michelle; Pacella, Maria – Youth & Society, 2019
Gang members are exposed to unique sexual risks, yet little work has explored the influence of gang social norms. This study examines the functions and meanings of sex within gangs, with a specific focus on the ways in which sex is used to reinforce gang membership and norms, gender roles, and group cohesion. We conducted 58 semi-structured…
Descriptors: Juvenile Gangs, Adolescents, Sexuality, At Risk Persons
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Kulig, Teresa C.; Cullen, Francis T.; Wilcox, Pamela; Chouhy, Cecilia – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Self-control has provided a useful framework for understanding both offending behavior and victimization risk. As a theory of victimization, research has established that low self-control is directly related to victimization risk beyond a range of other factors. This finding raises the issue of whether other personality traits are associated with…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Victims, Violence, Adolescents
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Baiden, Philip; Kuuire, Vincent Z.; Shrestha, Nibedita; Tonui, Betty C.; Dako-Gyeke, Mavis; Peters, Kersley K. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This paper examined the effect of bullying victimization on suicidal ideation and suicide attempt among adolescents in Ghana. Data on 1,633 students ages 14-18 years (50.6% males) were analyzed using logistic regression. We found that 17% of the 1,633 adolescents examined reported experiencing suicidal thoughts and about 21% of the 1,633…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Victims, Suicide
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