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  • nationally
  • Nationally recognized as one of the top journals in the field, Social Science Quarterly publishes current research on a broad range of topics including political science, sociology, economics, history, social work, geography, international studies, and women's studies. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Methods
  • They examined how their mood influenced each other by modelling the spread of moods using similar methods to those used to track the spread of infectious diseases. (eurekalert.org)
  • Subu has published over 200 original articles and book chapters in the field of social epidemiology, applied multilevel methods, and health inequalities in India. (investigatorawards.org)
  • older adolescents
  • In older adolescents, sexual activity that occurred in romantic relationships predicted lower levels of delinquency, both cross-sectionally and longitudinally, whereas sexual activity in non-romantic relationships predicted higher levels of delinquency. (springer.com)
  • genes
  • The research, by James H. Fowler and Christopher T. Dawes, of the University of California, San Diego and Laura A. Baker, of the University of Southern California, is the first to show that genes influence participation in elections and in a wide range of political activities. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Hypothesizing that persons with more efficient versions of these genes would be more likely to vote, the researchers turned again to the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health to conduct tests on the relationship between turnout and MAOA and 5HTT. (bio-medicine.org)
  • If we´re showing that genes have an overwhelming influence on who gets put onto the life-course persistent pathway, then that would suggest we need to know which genes are involved and at the same time, how they´re interacting with the environment so we can tailor interventions," he said. (redorbit.com)
  • As research subjects viewed emotion-laden pictures while an fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imagining) machine scanned their brains for activity, researchers in a Cornell-University of British Columbia-University of Toronto study began to think: Perhaps our genes really can regulate response to emotional information. (cornell.edu)
  • Our genes influence how our brains see the positive and negative aspects of our world more vividly. (cornell.edu)
  • Udry
  • This research uses data from Add Health, a program project designed by J. Richard Udry, Peter S. Bearman, and Kathleen Mullan Harris, and funded by a grant P01-HD31921 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, with cooperative funding from 17 other agencies. (springer.com)
  • Research
  • Research has shown community stress does influence weight gain, so we expected adverse communities to lead to higher levels of BMI," or body mass index , said O'Neal, a postdoctoral fellow in the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences' department of human development and family science. (medicalxpress.com)
  • James Poterba is President of the National Bureau of Economic Research. (nber.org)
  • Having friends who suffer from depression doesn't affect the mental health of others, according to research led by the University of Warwick. (eurekalert.org)
  • Peer influence on sexual onset is much stronger in our study than prior research, in which friendship dynamics were not properly considered. (princeton.edu)
  • These results are consistent with emerging research that suggests that the psychological correlates of adolescent sexual activity may be moderated by the social context in which this activity occurs. (springer.com)
  • Seattle: Battelle, Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation. (unc.edu)
  • The study was supported, in part, by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (cornell.edu)
  • In 2005, he received the National Institutes of Health Career Development Award to pursue research on the social and contextual determinants of asthma. (investigatorawards.org)
  • Subu?s research interests focus on two key domains that fall within the field of social epidemiology or social determinants of population health. (investigatorawards.org)
  • The first has been to support the development and application of a multilevel approach to the study of population health, with a goal to advancing our understanding of the association between social context and individual health in substantive ways, and the second has been to develop and conduct research on the social determinants of health within a cross-comparative global perspective. (investigatorawards.org)
  • National Institute of Nursing Research, United States Department of Health and Human Services. (umich.edu)
  • Research on adolescent self-esteem indicates that adolescence is a time in which individuals experience important changes in their physical, cognitive, and social identities. (ed.gov)
  • Prior research suggests that there is a positive relationship between an adolescent's participation in structured extracurricular activities and well-being in a variety of domains, and some research indicates that these relationships may be dependent on the type of activities in which adolescents participate. (ed.gov)
  • This study extends prior research by longitudinally testing these associations across racial/ethnic groups and investigating whether culturally relevant variations within racial/ethnic minority groups, such as skin tone (i.e., lightness/darkness of skin color), are linked to attitudes toward marriage and cohabitation and sex. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Journal of Adolescent Research, 2 , 383-392. (springer.com)
  • She has served on three National Academy of Science Panels (Child Abuse and Neglect, Preventing HIV Infection, Defining Poverty), was a member of the Social Science Research Council Committee on the urban underclass focusing on neighborhoods, families and children, and was a member of the Children's Roundtable at the Brookings Institute. (aapss.org)
  • She is past president of the Society for Research on Adolescence and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the American Psychological Society, and is an elected member in the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. (aapss.org)
  • Dr. Brooks-Gunn's specialty is policy-oriented research focusing on family and community influences upon the development of children and youth. (aapss.org)
  • Research has also indicated that peers may help adolescents to lose weight," Trogdon said. (innovations-report.com)
  • correlates
  • We studied cross-national epidemiologic trends over time in the occurrence of frequent physical fighting, demographic variations in reported trends, and national wealth and income inequality as correlates. (aappublications.org)
  • He will explore whether neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage correlates with the degree of resources such as accessibility to parks and recreational facilities, health care services, public transport, food environment, and educational opportunities. (investigatorawards.org)
  • social determinants
  • No recent international studies provide evidence about its prevalence, trends, or social determinants of physical fighting in adolescents. (aappublications.org)
  • 21 - 26 The recent Commission on Social Determinants of Health reported on the effects of socioeconomic position on the general health status of populations, 27 whereas others have identified specific associations between income inequalities and school bullying. (aappublications.org)
  • significantly
  • The final results revealed that the level of commitment, the feeling of love, and the frequency of sex within the relationship were statistically significantly likely to influence infidelity between both men and women. (k-state.edu)
  • Meanwhile, education and believing that one's relationship would be permanent were statistically significantly likely to influence infidelity for women, but not for men. (k-state.edu)
  • Changes in both the initial level of self-esteem and the growth of self-esteem over time were significantly influenced by the type of extracurricular activity portfolio. (ed.gov)
  • Sleep difficulties at the first wave significantly predicted alcohol-related interpersonal problems, binge drinking, gotten drunk or very high on alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol, getting into a sexual situation one later regretted due to drinking, and ever using any illicit drugs and drugs-related problems at the second wave," said Wong. (eurekalert.org)
  • 2000
  • Subu was a recipient of the 1999-2000 MacArthur Leadership Program in Population and Development Studies based at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. (investigatorawards.org)
  • He has co-written a book entitled, Epidemiology: An Introduction (Open University Press, 2000), and co-edited a book on Social Capital and Health. (investigatorawards.org)
  • 1995
  • Add Health Wave I data collection took place between September 1994 and December 1995, and included both an in-school questionnaire and in-home interview. (umich.edu)
  • This survey was followed up in 1995 by an in-home interview of the study youth and a principal caregiver (typically mother). (unc.edu)
  • factors
  • The study also assigned communities a risk factor score based on the number of families living in poverty, single-parent households, unemployment rates and other socioeconomic-related risk factors. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Specifically, we examine five potential domains of influence: reproductive health knowledge and sex education, parent-teenager interactions, opportunity costs and barriers, partner and relationship characteristics, and individual and family background factors. (guttmacher.org)
  • The aim of the study was to document the sexual abstinence behaviour of in-school adolescents, the factors influencing or obstructing abstinence, and knowledge of HIV and AIDS in Ibadan, South-West Nigeria. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The sexual abstinence behaviour of young persons is influenced by multiple factors and should be considered in determining the effectiveness of interventions targeting this behaviour. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Programs for integral health attention should be implemented in university students in order to avoid cardiovascular risk factors. (scirp.org)
  • Relationship and risk factors of infidelity within intimate and romantic relationships were examined using the Relationship and Risk factors influencing Infidelity Model (RRIM). (k-state.edu)
  • Parental factors at Wave 1 were used to predict adolescents' transition to first sexual intercourse by Wave 2. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Early Sexual Onset: A Study of the Relationship Between Social and Psychological Factors in the National Logitudinal Survey of Adolescent Health. (unc.edu)
  • The researchers then compared the information using what is known as the twin methodology, a study design that analyzed to what extent genetic and environmental factors influenced a trait. (redorbit.com)
  • Other risk factors identified were male gender, younger age (11 years), multiple risk behaviors, victimization by bullying, and national homicide rates. (aappublications.org)
  • Adolescent physical fighting relates to individual, family, and societal factors. (aappublications.org)
  • Genome-wide association studies have uncovered numerous obesity-related SNPs, and previous studies have shown that certain environmental factors -- such as sugar-sweetened beverage intake -- can modify the genetic predisposition for obesity. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Body dissatisfaction of adolescent girls and boys: Risk and resource factors. (springer.com)
  • The relationship was not statistically significant for black adolescents after controlling for other factors that were more predictive, including parental disapproval of teen sex and perceived permissive peer sexual norms. (aappublications.org)
  • examine
  • In his project, Neighborhood Disadvantage and Health: a Lifecourse Perspective, Dr. Subramanian will examine the complex interaction between environment and health across an individual's lifespan. (investigatorawards.org)
  • interactions
  • Psychometric properties of SPAFF were examined by assessing the interactions of 172 newlywed couples with SPAFF and with an affect rating system developed for this study. (jove.com)
  • She acknowledged some limitations of the study, including the relative lack of genome-wide association studies in nonwhite populations, the use of self-reported physical activity, the lack of ancestry informative markers to account for population admixture, and the lack of sufficient power for the assessment of gene-by-environment interactions. (medpagetoday.com)
  • childhood
  • 2007). The intergenerational transmission of childhood conduct problems: A children of twins study. (springer.com)
  • She is conducting the national evaluation of the Early Head Start program, and the middle childhood and adolescent follow-up of the Infant Health and Development Program. (aapss.org)
  • patterns
  • Using Both Principal Component Analysis and Reduced Rank Regression to Study Dietary Patterns and Diabetes in Chinese Adults. (unc.edu)
  • 9 - 11 Although patterns of adolescent fighting have been described cross-sectionally, 1 , 4 , 10 , 12 , 13 no international studies have provided evidence about recent trends in physical fighting with the exception of one US-based study conducted in the 1990s. (aappublications.org)
  • The AHAA data provides indicators of (1) educational achievement, (2) course taking patterns, (3) curricular exposure, and (4) educational contexts within and between schools, all of which can be linked to the Add Health survey data. (umich.edu)
  • Peers can influence all of the significant weight-related choices for teens, including eating patterns, diets and physical activity. (innovations-report.com)