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Purpose: Education, employment, and “idleness” in young adults with ongoing physical health conditions were examined in relation to parents' education and respondent's age and co-existing disabilities.
Purpose: This study replicates and extends previous research into self-concept and perceptions of family functioning held by clinic and nonclinic adolescents (1).
Purpose: To determine reported vitamin and mineral intakes, vitamin supplement use, and food consumption patterns of young adults.
Purpose: Puberty is considered to be a period with major behavioral changes and alterations in lifestyle. It is also assumed that important modifications in food habits would occur during pubertal maturation, particularly in affluent societies. To test this hypothesis, we conducted a prospective...
The recent literature on the determinants of adolescent health is reviewed. Four definitions of adolescent health are presented: successful transition to adulthood, successful coping, lack of mortality and morbidity, and healthy behaviors and risk avoidance. The review of determinants of health...
Objective: In this study we attempted to learn why childbearing adolescents failed to use contraceptives prior to conception. We hypothesized that among adolescents who elect to bear their children, positive and/or ambivalent feelings about having a baby are the most frequently cited reasons for...
Purpose: This paper describes an investigation into the demographic and sociologic characteristics of male adolescent ages 15–18 years in a youth detention center as a result of delinquent behaviors. The intent of the study was to determine which characteristics were correlated with a high...
Purpose: This study attempted to examine the effects of body image, height dissatisfaction, and peer ridicule on depression and self-image among adolescent females with Turner syndrome.
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