adolescents

Substance Use Among Young Mothers: An Analysis of Facebook Posts

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Oram D, Tzilos Wernette G, Nichols L, Vydiswaran V, Zhao X, Chang T. Substance Use Among Young Mothers: An Analysis of Facebook Posts. JMIR Pediatr Parent 2018;1(2):e10261 URL: https://pediatrics.jmir.org/2018/2/e10261 DOI: 10.2196/10261
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Background:Substance use among young pregnant women is a common and significant public health concern associated with a number of adverse outcomes for both mothers and infants. Social media posts by young women can provide valuable, real-world insight into their perceptions of substance use immediately before and during pregnancy.

 

Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment

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Albaugh MD, Ottino-Gonzalez J, Sidwell A, et al. Association of Cannabis Use During Adolescence With Neurodevelopment. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online June 16, 2021. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.1258
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Importance: Animal studies have shown that the adolescent brain is sensitive to disruptions in endocannabinoid signaling, resulting in altered neurodevelopment and lasting behavioral effects. However, few studies have investigated ties between cannabis use and adolescent brain development in humans.

Attachment Style and Addictions (Alcohol, Cigarette, Waterpipe and Internet) among Lebanese Adolescents: A National Study

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BMC
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Tobacco use amongst the youth is a growing prevalent issue, with traditional tobacco products, such as the narguileh, being the main culprit. One survey indicated that the rise in tobacco use, through narguileh smoking amongst teenagers is increasing, due to its widespread acceptance within families and in society. This phenomenon is more prevalent in Lebanon, than other countries in the Middle East.

Logging into Therapy: Adolescent Perceptions of Online Therapies for Mental Health Problems

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Sweeney, G. M., Donovan, C. L., March, S., & Forbes, Y. (2019). Logging into therapy: Adolescent perceptions of online therapies for mental health problems. Internet interventions, 15, 93-99.
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This study describes adolescent attitudes towards online therapies and explores the factors that predict these attitudes.