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  • depression in adolescents
  • The strongest evidence currently in treating depression in adolescents is for the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or SSRIs such as fluoxetine or sertraline, and medication may be effective when paired with psychological therapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT as this has been shown to be protective against possible side effects of medication-alone. (nih.gov)
  • The Kutcher Adolescent Depression Scale (KADS) is a psychological self-rating scale developed by Dalhousie University professor of psychiatry Stan Kutcher, to assess the level of depression in adolescents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behaviors
  • However, Elkind pointed out that adolescents tend to focus mostly on their own perceptions - especially on their behaviors and appearance - because of the "physiological metamorphosis" they experience during this period. (wikipedia.org)
  • This leads to adolescents' belief that other people are as attentive to their behaviors and appearance as they are of themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • overweight
  • Questionnaires used to assess nutrition knowledge demonstrate that more than two-thirds of adolescents, especially boys, adolescents from rural environments, and overweight adolescents, have unsatisfactory knowledge about dietary recommendations, sources of nutrients, diet-disease relationships, and dietary habits [ 45 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • adolescence
  • Adolescent crystallization, as defined by Laurence Steinberg, is a stage during adolescence in which individuals, typically ages 14-18, first begin to formulate their ideas about an appropriate occupation. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to this research, the manifestation of adolescent egocentrism is not a normative developmental phenomenon that occurs only during adolescence, but varies across different contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Vanishing Adolescent is a 1959 book-length essay by Edgar Z. Friedenberg that describes changes American youth's sociological experience of adolescence. (wikipedia.org)
  • developmental
  • 2004). Young people have specific health problems and developmental needs that differ from those of children or adults: The causes of ill-health in adolescents are mostly psychosocial rather biological. (wikipedia.org)
  • It offers a sophisticated perspective on addiction treatment techniques developed in recent years, with a sensitivity to the social and developmental needs of the adolescent. (springer.com)
  • David Elkind's theory on adolescent egocentrism is drawn from Piaget's theory on cognitive developmental stages, which argues that formal operations enable adolescents to construct imaginary situations and abstract thinking. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Therefore, the crystallization of career opportunities is more likely to occur in adolescents given the chance to explore and learn new skills in their job during high school. (wikipedia.org)
  • scope
  • The Flint Adolescent Study - Generation 2 expands on the scope of the original study to explore how parenting factors are associated with children's alcohol and drug use and other risk factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • examine
  • To determine the relative effectiveness of fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations in preventing dental caries in children and adolescents, and to examine the potentially modifying effects of baseline caries level and supervised toothbrushing. (cochrane.org)
  • More specifically, this study seeks to examine the nature and meaning of adolescent relationship experiences (e.g., with family, peers, and dating partners) in an effort to discover how experiences associated with age, gender, race, and ethnicity influence the meaning of dating relationships. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • A-CRA includes three types of clinical sessions: adolescent alone, parents/caregivers alone, and family (adolescent with parents/caregivers). (wikipedia.org)
  • Practicing skills during sessions is an important aspect of A-CRA counseling, and every clinical session ends with a homework assignment (mutually-agreed upon by adolescent and clinician) to apply skills learned during the session. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • We work to improve understanding and treatment of adolescent depression. (nih.gov)
  • The treatment manual describes an outpatient curriculum that is intended for adolescents (ages 12 to 17) and young adults (ages 18-25). (wikipedia.org)
  • All five models demonstrated significant pre-post treatment improvements in number of days abstinent and the percent of adolescents in recovery during the 12-month follow-up period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Family Therapy has found to be effective in the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction and has been correlated with higher success rates for those suffering from addiction, in particular adolescents. (wikipedia.org)
  • among
  • The low intake of iron and calcium among adolescent girls is of particular concern. (uptodate.com)
  • As an example, data from six national representative surveys showed that total energy intake among us adolescents increased through 2004, then decreased through 2010 [ 44 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • Studies have shown high rates of body dissatisfaction and dieting among adolescent females. (in.gov)
  • youth
  • The term adolescent and young people are often used interchangeably, as are the terms Adolescent Health and Youth Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to AllMusic, Adolescent Sex "snarls with leftover punk intent, a few glam rock riffs, and a wealth of electronics that not only reach back to the band's youth, but also predate much of what would explode out of the next wave of British underground. (wikipedia.org)
  • Primary
  • Primary outcome measure Age-standardised prevalence of frequent physical fighting (ie, 4+ episodes in the previous year) for male and female adolescents in each country. (bmj.com)
  • engage
  • Young people often engage in health risk behaviours that reflect the processes of adolescent development: experimentation and exploration, including using drugs and alcohol, sexual behaviour, and other risk taking that affect their physical and mental health (AIHW, 2007). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation
  • Though not a commercial success in their native UK, the album was better received abroad, particularly in Japan itself, where it peaked at No. 20,[citation needed] and in the Netherlands where the single "Adolescent Sex" reached number 27 in the Dutch Top 40 in 1979. (wikipedia.org)
  • health services
  • However, its provisions to amend the Public Health Service Act, repeal parts of the Health Services and Centers Amendments of 1978, and provide grants for the Adolescent Family Life Demonstration Projects were incorporated into the H.R. 3982 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • The concept of adolescent crisis is not generally found in the vocabulary of psychoanalysis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • National and population-based surveys have found that adolescents often fail to meet dietary recommendations for overall nutritional status and for specific nutrient intakes [ 24-29 ]. (uptodate.com)
  • studies
  • The Mood, Brain and Development Unit is a lab that studies adolescent depression and is led by Dr. Argyris Stringaris. (nih.gov)
  • individual
  • Eating habits vary widely between individual adolescents, and also display some general trends over time, reflecting sociocultural trends in food availability and nutritional goals. (uptodate.com)
  • choices
  • The dramatic increase in energy and nutrient requirements coincides with other factors that may affect adolescents' food choices and nutrient intake and thus, nutritional status. (uptodate.com)
  • term
  • Adolescent egocentrism is a term that David Elkind used to describe the phenomenon of adolescents' inability to distinguish between their perception of what others think about them and what people actually think in reality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Imaginary audience is a term that Elkind used to describe the phenomenon that an adolescent anticipates the reactions of other people to him/herself in actual or impending social situations. (wikipedia.org)