journal
MENU ▼
Read by QxMD icon Read
search

International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health

journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28432846/pathological-internet-use-cyberbullying-and-mobile-phone-use-in-adolescence-a-school-based-study-in-greece
#1
Zoi Tsimtsiou, Anna-Bettina Haidich, Anastasios Drontsos, Fotini Dantsi, Zafiria Sekeri, Evangelos Drosos, Nikolaos Trikilis, Theodoros Dardavesis, Panagiotis Nanos, Malamatenia Arvanitidou
Purpose This study investigated the prevalence of Internet addiction (IA) and cyberbullying and examined profiles of adolescents with increased risk to develop pathological behaviors. Methods In this cross-sectional, school-based study, 8053 students of 30 middle and 21 high schools (12-18 years old) were invited to participate, based on a multistage stratified random sampling technique. The Internet aiddiction test (IAT) was used along with information on socio-demographics, Internet activities and cyberbullying experience...
April 22, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422704/influencing-factors-on-high-risk-sexual-behaviors-in-young-people-an-ecological-perspective
#2
Hoda Arabi-Mianrood, Zeinab Hamzehgardeshi, Elham Khoori, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Zohreh Shahhosseini
Background In recent years, high-risk sexual behaviors due to their negative consequences both for the individual and society have received more attention than other high-risk behaviors. Objective The aim of this study was to review the influencing factors of high-risk sexual behaviors among young people from an ecological point of view. Methods This review was conducted through searching databases including PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, Google Scholar and the Cochrane Library with keywords such as sexual risk-taking behavior, high-risk sex, unprotected sex and unsafe sex...
April 19, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28384117/smart-phone-usage-and-addiction-among-dental-students-in-saudi-arabia-a-cross-sectional-study
#3
Elluru Venkatesh, Mohammad Yousef Al Jemal, Abdullah Saleh Al Samani
Purpose The main aim of this research is to explore measures of smart phone usage, smart phone addiction, and their associations with demographic and health behavior-related variables among dental students in Saudi Arabia. Methods A Cross sectional study involving sample of 205 dental students from Qaseem Private College were surveyed for smart phone use and addiction using the short version of the Smartphone Addiction Scale for Adolescents (SAS-SV). Results Smart phone addiction was seen in 136 (71.9%) of the 189 students...
April 6, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28207412/redacted-reflections-on-the-kidney-from-the-sumerians-to-moses-maimonides-lessons-for-21st-century-clinicians-and-researchers
#4
Donald E Greydanus, Joav Merrick
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 16, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28009540/knowledge-attitude-self-efficacy-and-estimation-of-frequency-of-condom-use-among-iranian-students-based-on-a-crosswise-model-more-explanation-is-needed-for-the-crosswise-model
#5
LETTER
Saeid Safiri
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26812770/the-first-cigarette-and-then%C3%A2-%C3%A2-%C3%A2
#6
EDITORIAL
Joav Merrick
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26556839/prevalence-and-correlates-of-suicidal-ideation-and-attempts-among-children-and-adolescents
#7
Hugues Sampasa-Kanyinga, Lorette C Dupuis, Robin Ray
Suicide is a potentially preventable public health issue. It is therefore important to examine its immediate precursors, including suicidal ideation and attempts, to help in the development of future public health interventions. The present study reports the prevalence of suicidal ideation and attempts in the past 12 months in children and adolescents and identifies correlates of such behaviors in a large and diverse sample of middle and high school students. Data were drawn from a representative sample of Ottawa students (n=1922) aged 11-20 years (14...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26556838/tubo-ovarian-abscess-in-non-sexually-active-adolescents
#8
Jawaher A Alsahabi, Lateefa O Aldakhil, Abdulaziz S Alobaid
A tubo-ovarian abscess is a rare presentation in non-sexually active adolescents; only 11 cases have been reported in the literature. Variable approaches for diagnosis and management are described. We present a 19-year-old, non-sexually active, medically free girl, who had an abdominopelvic mass with abdominal pain and vomiting followed by fever. She had a confusing presentation of malignancy versus tuberculosis, with the help of imaging, diagnosis and treatment with percutaneous drainage, conservative treatment was achieved...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26556837/health-seeking-behaviour-and-health-awareness-among-rural-and-urban-adolescents-in-dehradun-district-uttarakhand-india
#9
Tuhin Kumar, Piyalee Pal, Prabhdeep Kaur
BACKGROUND: Adolescents constituted 19% population of India in 2011. Adolescents have health seeking behaviour different from that of adults. We estimated the utilisation of available health care services by adolescents and awareness regarding various health issues in the urban and rural Dehradun District, Uttarakhand, India. We also described knowledge and practices of public sector health care providers. METHODOLOGY: We conducted a cross-sectional survey among adolescents 10-19 years in the urban Dehradun and rural Chakrata block of the Dehradun District...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26556836/normal-weight-obesity-among-young-adults-in-trinidad-and-tobago-prevalence-and-associated-factors
#10
Cherrita Ramsaran, Rohan G Maharaj
BACKGROUND: Patients with normal weight obesity (NWO) have a normal body mass index (BMI) but elevated body fat percentage (BF%), thereby increasing their risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. The purpose of this research was to determine the prevalence of NWO and its associated factors in a sample of young adults in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). METHODS: A cross sectional study involving a convenience non-voluntary sample of participants with a normal BMI of 18...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26536579/implicit-emotion-regulation-linking-childhood-oppositional-defiant-disorder-with-adult-depression-and-bipolar-disorder
#11
LETTER
Timothy Rice, Tracy Prout, Leon Hoffman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26536575/media-exposure-interactive-health-literacy-and-adolescents-susceptibility-to-future-smoking
#12
Akira Sudo, Yoshiki Kuroda
BACKGROUND: Few studies have investigated interactive health literacy (IHL)'s relationship with adolescents' smoking-related behavior. This study investigated IHL's association with adolescents' susceptibility to future smoking. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We conducted a school-based cross-sectional study of Japanese students enrolled in public junior high school, grades 7-9 (n=1937), who completed a self-report questionnaire. Variables were grade, gender, media exposure [television (TV), internet, and magazines], IHL (interest in learning about health, understanding what they hear about health, trying to follow what is taught about health), and susceptibility to future smoking...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26536574/knowledge-and-perception-of-young-adults-in-nigeria-on-effectiveness-of-condom-use-in-prevention-of-sexually-transmitted-infections
#13
Philip Emeka Anyanwu, John Fulton
BACKGROUND: Although sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a global health problem affecting every region of the world, the higher prevalence and mortality rate of STIs in developing countries of the world, like Nigeria, make them serious public health issues in this region. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge and perception of young adults in Nigeria on the role of condom (both male and female condoms) as a preventive measure against STIs during heterosexual and homosexual intercourse...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26536573/disordered-eating-and-body-image-issues-and-their-associated-factors-among-adolescents-in-urban-secondary-schools-in-sarawak-malaysia
#14
Whye Lian Cheah, Helmy Hazmi, Ching Thon Chang
Eating disorders are common health issues among the adolescents. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of eating disorders and their relationship with body mass index, body part satisfaction and perception on body weight among urban secondary school children. It was a cross-sectional study conducted in Kuching, Sarawak. Data was collected using a self-administered questionnaire that consist of the Eating Attitude Test-26 (EAT-26), perception on body part satisfaction and body weight, and anthropometric measurement...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26418644/comparison-of-parental-socio-demographic-factors-in-children-and-adolescents-presenting-with-internalizing-and-externalizing-disorders
#15
Nazanin Alavi, Nasreen Roberts, Elizabeth DeGrace
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to: (a) examine parental socio-demographic factors in children and adolescents referred to an outpatient service for internalizing and externalizing disorders, and (b) compare the demographic variables and diagnoses for the two diagnostic groups. METHODS: Parents of all children who were referred to the child and adolescent outpatient service were asked to participate. Following their informed consent, they completed a socio-demographic questionnaire for themselves and a Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) for their child...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26360494/the-effects-of-educating-mothers-and-girls-on-the-girls-attitudes-toward-puberty-health-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#16
Atousa Afsari, Mojgan Mirghafourvand, Sousan Valizadeh, Massomeh Abbasnezhadeh, Mina Galshi, Samira Fatahi
INTRODUCTION: The attitude of a girl toward her menstruation and puberty has a considerable impact on her role during motherhood, social adjustment, and future marital life. This study was conducted in 2014 with the aim of comparing the effects of educating mothers and girls on the attitudes of adolescent girls of Tabriz City, Iran, towards puberty health. METHODS: This randomized control clinical trial was conducted on 364 adolescent girls who experienced menstruation...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26360493/oral-health-impact-dental-caries-experience-and-associated-factors-in-12-15-year-old-school-children-in-india
#17
Sandeep Kumar, Amit Kumar, Bhumika Badiyani, Arunoday Kumar, Debashish Basak, Mohammed B Ismail
BACKGROUND: Dental caries affects quality of life and has a negative impact on daily performance. OBJECTIVE: The study was conducted to assess the impact of oral health and its associated factors in schoolchildren in the age group 12-15 years in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in schoolchildren in the age group 12-15 years. Sociodemographic and oral health related behaviors of schoolchildren were collected using a self-administered questionnaire...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26360492/neurogenic-speech-sequelae-following-suicide-attempt-by-hanging-a-case-report
#18
Manal Muhammed Wazeer, Sunila John, Bellur Rajashekhar
BACKGROUND: Attempting suicide by hanging has become one of the most preferred means among adolescents. Individuals who survive a suicide attempt by hanging have a range of deficits, including neuropsychological, neuropsychiatric, pulmonary and even speech and language deficits. Literature regarding speech and language deficits in cases of near hanging is especially limited. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to demonstrate the sequelae of neurogenic speech deficits following a suicide attempt by hanging, the treatment strategies, and prognostic issues in one such case...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26360491/determinants-of-cigarette-smoking-among-school-adolescents-on-the-island-of-java-indonesia
#19
Mouhamad Bigwanto, Aroonsri Mongkolcharti, Karl Peltzer, Orapin Laosee
BACKGROUND: The Integrated Model of Change has successfully explained the behavior change process. Cigarette smoking is a social phenomenon, which needs to be understood for devising effective preventive strategies. OBJECTIVES: The study aims to apply the Integrated Model of Change to determine predictive factors of cigarette smoking behavior among school adolescents in Indonesia. METHODS: A school-based cross-sectional study was designed to collect data in Banten, Indonesia...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26360490/challenges-and-results-of-a-school-based-intervention-to-manage-excess-weight-among-school-children-in-tunisia-2012-2014
#20
Jihen Maatoug, Sihem Ben Fredj, Zeineb Msakni, Emna Dendana, Jihene Sahli, Imed Harrabi, Firas Chouikha, Lamia Boughamoura, Slim Slama, Nathalie Farpour-Lambert, Hassen Ghannem
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a serious health issue and predisposes individuals to an increased risk of morbidity and mortality. Its prevalence in children has increased worldwide. OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness of a school-based management program based on healthy lifestyle promotion for obese and overweight adolescents in Sousse, Tunisia. METHODS: We conducted a quasi-experimental study among overweight and obese school children enrolled in 7th and 8th grades in Sousse, Tunisia with two groups, intervention and control...
April 1, 2017: International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
journal
journal
29077
1
2
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Read by QxMD. Sign in or create an account to discover new knowledge that matter to you.
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"