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Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Thai versions of Palmore's Facts on Aging Quiz and Kogan's Attitude Toward Old People in Thai adolescents
Background. Thailand faces a disproportionately large older adult population, who will be cared for by the youth of today. Negative attitudes and misconceptions can make adolescents more fearful and uncomfortable relating ...
A quasi-experimental study of a health and wellness group intervention for adolescents in residential treatment facilities (RTFs) and examination of risk factors as treatment success predictors
Background : Prevalence rates of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents are alarming, and even more so in populations with serious emotional disturbances (SEDs) living within residential settings. Integrated ...
Impact of sibling death on older adolescents
The grief of older adolescents when a sibling dies is an important and overlooked area. Despite the significance of sibling loss during adolescence, there is a striking lack of bereavement research on older adolescents who ...
Neighborhood mismatch: Examining mental health service access through proximal distance
Research suggests that neighborhood contextual factors affect individuals residing in them in many different ways as supported by current literature. Of particular interest in this study are children and adolescents as ...
Development of leisure occupations in children and adolescents without disabilities ages 6-16 years
Children's participation in leisure activities is vital for their growth and development. Evidence cites that gender, and age affects the preferences of the activities in typically developing children. The purpose of this ...
Influence of parents and friends on overweight and normal-weight children's and adolescents' food choices
Although most eating occurs in a social context, little is known about the developmental trajectory of the effects of social influences on children' and adolescents' eating behavior. In fact, the literature on the influence ...