teenager behaviour

Alcohol Apps aimed at young
Alcohol Apps aimed at young January 23, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Apps with names like “Let’s get Wasted!” and “Drink Thin” have led a James Cook University Professor to call for Government action on alcohol advertising on mobile devices. JCU’s Professor Lynne Eagle led a team studying free apps involving alcohol ... Read More »

Does bad behaviour run in the family?
Does bad behaviour run in the family? January 18, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland research aims to answer the age-old question of whether anti-social behaviour is passed down through families. Professor Jake Najman, from UQ’s School of Public Health and School of Social Science, said the project was Australia’s first to examine ... Read More »

Parental History of Suicide Attempt Associated with Increased Risk in Kids
Parental History of Suicide Attempt Associated with Increased Risk in Kids January 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A suicide attempt by a parent increased the odds nearly 5-fold that a child would attempt suicide, according to a report published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Other studies have established that suicidal behaviour can run in families but few studies have ... Read More »

Community-based program for troubled teens halves crime rates
Community-based program for troubled teens halves crime rates January 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An innovative community based program aimed at engaging and upskilling troubled teenagers has halved juvenile crime rates in Armidale NSW over a seven year period, new research from UNSW, University of New England and the Hunter Medical Research Institute has ... Read More »

Schoolies fun not about binge drinking
Schoolies fun not about binge drinking December 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An up-and-coming generation of school-leavers is increasingly aware of the potential dangers of binge-drinking at events like Schoolies. A Griffith University research project involving more than 2200 Year 10 students has raised the alert at 14 Catholic high schools in ... Read More »

Fewer young people in sentenced detention
Fewer young people in sentenced detention December 9, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

There was a small but steady decline in the number of young people in sentenced detention in Australia between 2010 and 2014, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The number of ... Read More »

Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens
Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens November 29, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Reader question My sixteen year old son left his mobile phone lying in reach of his three year old brother the other day. When I rescued it, the first thing I saw on the screen was a topless photo of ... Read More »

Mobile Phone Addicts Most Sleep Deprived: Study
Mobile Phone Addicts Most Sleep Deprived: Study November 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who routinely snuggle up in bed at night with their computer or mobile phone are more than twice as likely to be sleep deprived than other adolescents, research shows. A web-based survey of about 11,500 young Australians by the ... Read More »

National study reveals how and why teenagers sext
National study reveals how and why teenagers sext November 8, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The majority of sexting by young Australians takes place in the context of a romantic relationship, according to a national study of more than 1400 teenagers. The University of Sydney study of young people aged mostly between 13 and 18 ... Read More »

Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health
Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health October 21, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you’re young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster. The good news is that intervening early with appropriate treatments can reverse the harmful effects ... Read More »







 
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