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2014-08-08 11:08:24

Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers.

2014-08-07 15:46:41

The proportion of men who start to drink alcohol in their teens has surged more than threefold over the past few decades in India.

video games and teen behavior
2014-08-05 12:59:45

Teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely subsequently to engage in a wide range of behaviors beyond aggression, including alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency, and risky sex.

video games for one hour a day
2014-08-04 05:46:32

Playing video games for no more than one hour per day can have a small but positive impact on childhood development, according to new research published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.

2014-07-30 10:06:12

An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care.

2014-07-23 23:29:59

Every parent struggles to communicate effectively with their teen. San Diego family therapist Dr. Joanne J.

2014-07-18 11:21:49

Prior research has shown strong associations between adolescent alcohol abuse and adverse outcomes in early adulthood.

2014-07-17 12:21:32

Public voting will determine the top three finalists who compete for $35,000 in scholarships NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting to select the top three finalists

2014-07-15 23:02:17

Even though popular media often seems to be saturated in sex, nearly nine out of 10 young adults (86%) “wish popular media like movies and TV shows portrayed virginity in a more realistic way,”

Young Women Who Post Sexy Social Media Photos Are Seen As Less Competent
2014-07-15 03:21:51

Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks


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