adolescence

AI may help to predict school violence
AI may help to predict school violence (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A pilot study indicates that artificial intelligence may be useful in predicting which students are at higher risk of perpetrating school violence. The researchers found that machine learning – the science of getting computers to learn over time without human ... Read More »

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

Anxiety in Children
Anxiety in Children (7 votes, average: 4.43 out of 5)

Transcript In this modern fast-paced world, it’s not uncommon for anyone of any age, and that includes children, to at times be anxious. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Probably generations ago, people were also anxious about things and it could be ... Read More »

Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens
Sexpert Q/A – Sexting in Teens (3 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 »

Exams
Exams (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Dr Joe discusses the importance of staying healthy with sleep, good food choices, exercise and relaxation for teenagers as they prepare for exams Read More »

Mobile phone use in kids
Mobile phone use in kids (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A lot of you probably watching this video grew up without mobile phones. And there’s a very simple reason for that. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. Anybody probably who is older than twenty five is actually older than mobile phones. Mobile ... Read More »

Fine Motor Skills
Fine Motor Skills (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

What are motor skills? What are fine motor skills? How our motor skills develop What do children use fine motor skills for? When do children develop fine motor skills? How do children develop fine motor skills? How to help children ... Read More »

Sexpert Q/A – Becoming sexually active too young
Sexpert Q/A – Becoming sexually active too young (9 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 »

Girls’ Mental Health Suffers When Romances Unfold Differently Than They Imagined
Girls’ Mental Health Suffers When Romances Unfold Differently Than They Imagined (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study reveals that for adolescent girls, having a romantic relationship play out differently than they imagined it would has negative implications for their mental health. “I found that girls’ risk of severe depression, thoughts of suicide, and suicide ... Read More »

Healthcare standards for incarcerated adolescents
Healthcare standards for incarcerated adolescents (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s largest specialist medical college is calling for a significant shift in the engagement with adolescents in the juvenile setting, a marginalised group often beyond the reach of traditional health services, ahead of the allocation of Federal Budget funding later ... Read More »

 
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