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ALBashtawy, Mohammed; Al Qadire, Mohammad; Aloush, Sami; Tawalbeh, Loai; AlAzzam, Manar; Suliman, Mohammad; Batiha, Abdul-Monim; Alhalaiqa, Fadwa; Alshakh, Hind; Abd Al-Rahman, Areej – Journal of School Nursing, 2019
Headache is considered one of the most common complaints affecting all ages: children, adolescents, and adults. A school-based, cross-sectional study was conducted to assess primary headache among high school students aged 16-18 in Grades 11-12, over a period of 3 weeks (May 2017). A questionnaire was designed, in accordance with the International…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Grade 11, Grade 12
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Strunk, Catherine M.; King, Keith A.; Vidourek, Rebecca A.; Sorter, Michael T. – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
Youth suicide is a serious public health issue in the United States. It is currently the third leading cause of death for youth aged 10 to 19. School-based prevention programs may be an effective method of educating youth and enhancing their help-seeking. Most school-based suicide prevention programs have not been rigorously evaluated for their…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Adolescents, Suicide, Prevention
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King, Keith A.; Vidourek, Rebecca A.; Merianos, Ashley L. – Journal of School Nursing, 2014
School violent victimization is a serious public health problem among youth. The current study investigated the association between youth alcohol use and school violent victimization among middle school and high school students ("N" = 54,361). The PRIDE national survey for Grades 6-12 was administered to youth in their classrooms.…
Descriptors: Violence, Victims, Alcohol Abuse, Adolescents
Montana Office of Public Instruction, 2011
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is an epidemiologic surveillance system that was established by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help monitor the prevalence of behaviors that not only influence youth health, but also put youth at risk for the most significant health and social problems that can occur during…
Descriptors: Reservation American Indians, American Indian Students, Comparative Analysis, Urban Schools
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Garcia, Carolyn; Pintor, Jessie Kemmick; Lindgren, Sandi – Journal of School Nursing, 2010
Latino girls (Latinas) experience disproportionate rates of emotional distress, including suicidal ideation, which may be indicative of inadequate coping abilities. Prevention of mental health problems, a U.S. public health priority, is particularly critical for Latina adolescents due to lack of access to mental health treatments. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Intervention, School Nurses, Focus Groups
Townsend, Megan – Wake County Public School System, 2014
The 2013 North Carolina Youth Risk Behavior Survey (NCYRBS) was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and adapted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to monitor health-risk behaviors and to measure progress toward achieving Healthy North Carolina 2020 objectives. The survey, administered in…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Risk, Public Health, Health Promotion
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Amaral, Gorette; Geierstanger, Sara; Soleimanpour, Samira; Brindis, Claire – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: The purpose of this study is to compare the mental health risk profile and health utilization behaviors of adolescent school-based health center (SBHC) users and nonusers and discuss the role that SBHCs can play in addressing adolescent health needs. Methods: The sample included 4640 students in grades 9 and 11 who completed the…
Descriptors: Mental Health Programs, Mental Health, Child Health, Suicide
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McCowan, Richard J.; Roberts, Scott W.; Slaughter, John – Health Educator, 2009
A long-term public health goal in the United States involves convincing adolescents to postpone sexual activity or promote responsible sexual activity. This study investigated the effect of using infant simulators on sexuality, child care attitudes and knowledge with a sample of 309 high school students from seven different states. The treatment…
Descriptors: Simulation, Public Health, Pregnancy, Infants
Montana Office of Public Instruction, 2017
The Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is administered by the Montana Office of Public Instruction every two years to students in grades 7 through 12. The purpose of the survey is to help monitor the prevalence of behaviors that not only influence youth health, but also put youth at risk for the most significant health and social problems…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, At Risk Students, Adolescents, Suicide
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011
The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. The national YRBS is conducted every two years during the spring semester and provides data representative of 9th through 12th grade…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Private Schools, Health Behavior, At Risk Students
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Choe, Daniel Ewon; Stoddard, Sarah A.; Zimmerman, Marc A. – Developmental Psychology, 2014
Family conflict is a salient risk factor for African American adolescents' mental health problems. No study we are aware of has estimated trajectories of their family conflict and whether groups differ in internalizing and externalizing problems during the transition to young adulthood, a critical antecedent in adult mental health and…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Family Relationship, Conflict, Mental Disorders
Eaton, Danice K.; Kann, Laura; Kinchen, Steve; Shanklin, Shari; Ross, James; Hawkins, Joseph; Harris, William A.; Lowry, Richard; McManus, Tim; Chyen, David; Lim, Connie; Whittle, Lisa; Brener, Nancy D.; Wechsler, Howell – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010
Problem: Priority health-risk behaviors, which are behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among youth and adults, often are established during childhood and adolescence, extend into adulthood, and are interrelated and preventable. Reporting Period Covered: September 2008-December 2009. Description of the…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Risk, High School Students, Student Surveys
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011
The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. The national YRBS is conducted every two years during the spring semester and provides data representative of 9th through 12th grade…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Ethnicity, Private Schools, Health Behavior
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Aguiar, Fernando Henrique Rezende; Conceição, Maria Inês Gandolfo – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2015
This qualitative study investigates underprivileged students' perceptions of their future, their health, and the relevance of a career counseling process. Interviews regarding career guidance were conducted during a workshop with nine eleventh-grade students from a public high school in Brazil's capital. The data were analyzed according to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Health Promotion, Adolescents
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2011
The national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors priority health risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. The national YRBS is conducted every two years during the spring semester and provides data representative of 9th through 12th grade…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Private Schools, Incidence, At Risk Students
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