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Contextual factors in substance use: How neighborhoods, parents and peers impact substance use in an early adolescent sample
Identifying factors associated with substance use in early adolescence may help inform the development and refinement of prevention programs. To this end, researchers highlight the importance of theoretical ecological ...
Supporting teens' academic needs daily (STAND): A parent-adolescent collaborative intervention for ADHD
Objective: Behavior therapy is one of two evidence-based treatments for ADHD—the other being stimulant medication. However, there are only a handful of studies of behavioral treatment for ADHD in adolescents (Smith, ...
Achieving sexual well-being after abuse: Resilient sexual health trajectories among youth with maltreatment histories
Despite the large foundation of knowledge pertaining to negative sexual health outcomes experienced by youth with childhood maltreatment histories, there is a relative dearth of research examining healthy sexual development ...
Touchy subjects: Teens' perspectives on stigma, risk, and adulthood in school-based sex education
Scholars have long argued schools play important roles in organizing and reproducing dominant meanings and values across social fields to legitimize structural inequalities. Sex education in particular is an important ...