teenager behaviour

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 »

Gender identity and mental health
Gender identity and mental health October 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian-first La Trobe University study of gender diverse and transgender young people has revealed high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts and anxiety. The beyondblue-funded report – From Blues to Rainbows – found that half were diagnosed with depression and two ... Read More »

Mentoring students through their education
Mentoring students through their education October 2, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Youth work researchers have developed a mentoring model to help students get the most from their education. Associate Professor Robyn Broadbent led the collaborative research project with Harvester Technical College, which delivers applied and vocational training for students at risk of ... Read More »

Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying
Family Dinners Good for Teens’ Mental Health, Could Protect From Cyberbullying September 13, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Cyberbullying was associated with mental health and substance use problems in adolescents but family dinners may help protect teens from the consequences of cyberbullying and also be beneficial for their mental health. Background About 1 in 5 adolescents has experienced ... Read More »

Sexpert Q/A – Becoming sexually active too young
Sexpert Q/A – Becoming sexually active too young August 31, 2014 (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Reader question: I have a daughter who will start high school next year, but is already starting to look like a little woman. I also have a son who has just done a year of high school. There is a ... Read More »







 
 
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