Psychiatric disorders in teenage years associated with social exclusion in later life

Fri, 2021-10-08 08:57
Adolescents who had received a mental health disorder diagnosis were often excluded from the labor market and education as young adults. This particularly applied to adolescents who had been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or psychosis. The results were found out in a birth cohort study of people born in Finland in 1987.
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Sibling bullying associated with poor mental health outcomes years later

Wed, 2021-09-29 19:21
Young people who are repeatedly bullied by siblings are more likely to suffer from poor mental health and wellbeing issues later in adolescence, a new study has suggested.
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Limiting screen time for young adults after concussion results in shorter duration of symptoms

Wed, 2021-09-08 16:06
Newly published research shows that young adults who limited screen time for 48 hours immediately after suffering a concussion had a significantly shorter duration of symptoms than those who were permitted screen time.
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How adolescents used drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tue, 2021-08-24 08:41
Among adolescents ages 10 to 14 in the U.S, the overall rate of drug use remained relatively stable in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one change was a decreased use of alcohol, but an increased use of nicotine and misuse of prescription drugs.
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Alcohol use in young adults is associated with early aging of blood vessels

Mon, 2021-08-23 08:43
Drinking alcohol during adolescence to young adulthood is associated with accelerated arterial stiffening, a precursor to cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.
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Teens who use cannabis frequently more likely to have premature baby

Thu, 2021-08-19 08:27
Teenagers who use cannabis frequently may be more likely to have children born preterm, when they become parents up to twenty years later, finds a new study. The research repeatedly assessed 665 participants in a general population cohort on their tobacco and cannabis use between ages 14 to 29 years, before pregnancy.
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Physical activity protects children from the adverse effects of digital media on their weight later in adolescence

Mon, 2021-08-09 12:41
Children's heavy digital media use is associated with a risk of being overweight later in adolescence. Physical activity protects children from the adverse effects of digital media on their weight later in adolescence.
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Youth, the pandemic and a global mental health crisis

Mon, 2021-08-09 09:28
An alarming percentage of children and adolescents are experiencing a global-wide mental crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic according to a new study.
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Early signs: Perceptual distortions in late-teens predict psychotic symptoms in mid-life

Tue, 2021-07-27 14:32
Subtle differences in perception during late-teen years can predict the development of hallucinations, delusions, and, in some instances, psychosis later in life, according to new research.
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