teenager behaviour

Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school
Napping can help tired teens’ performance in school (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenagers and sleep. It’s certainly a passionate subject for many parents. University of Delaware’s Xiaopeng Ji is investigating the relationship between midday-napping behaviours and neurocognitive function in early adolescents. In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, School ... Read More »

Community efforts to prevent teen problems have lasting benefits
Community efforts to prevent teen problems have lasting benefits (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Want to prevent kids from using drugs and make it stick into young adulthood? Get the community involved and intervene before they’re teens, say researchers from the University of Washington. A new, longitudinal study from the UW Social Development Research ... Read More »

Brains of young people with severe behavioural problems are ‘wired differently’
Brains of young people with severe behavioural problems are ‘wired differently’ (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research has revealed new clues which might help explain why young people with the most severe forms of antisocial behaviour struggle to control and regulate their emotions, and might be more susceptible to developing anxiety or depression as a result. ... Read More »

Students who are old for their grade more likely to go to uni
Students who are old for their grade more likely to go to uni (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An ACU-led study has found that teens who are old for their grade appear to feel more confident about their academic abilities and are more likely to enrol in university than their younger peers. The study of more than 10,000 ... Read More »

Two behaviours linked to high school dropout rates
Two behaviours linked to high school dropout rates (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

While the national high school dropout rate has declined, many school systems still struggle with a high number of students who do not finish high school. The factors that may lead to a student’s decision to leave school are complex, ... Read More »

Study debunks fears of increased teen suicide risk from popular flu drug
Study debunks fears of increased teen suicide risk from popular flu drug (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study published by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that the drug oseltamivir, commonly known as Tamiflu, does not cause an increased risk of suicide in paediatric patients. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration originally ... Read More »

Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report
Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young people are more likely to start drinking alcohol earlier and at risky levels as a direct result of alcohol companies targeting them via advertising, a review by Curtin University has found. The report, released today, also concluded that alcohol ... Read More »

Diet and depression link is not all in the mind
Diet and depression link is not all in the mind (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New evidence of a biological link between diet and depression has come from the first study to analyse associations between diet, body mass index, inflammatory markers and mental health in adolescents. The association between overweight/obesity and depression is known, but ... Read More »

Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep
Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to optimise their performance and maintain good health and wellbeing. As soon as teens get ... Read More »

Sibling bullying makes psychotic disorders three times more likely
Sibling bullying makes psychotic disorders three times more likely (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

People who were involved in sibling bullying during childhood are up to 3x more likely to develop psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia in early adulthood – new University of Warwick research The more often children are involved in sibling bullying ... Read More »

 
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