Sexual Orientation Identity Change, Developmental Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms, and Childhood Abuse From Adolescence to Young Adulthood
This study tested differences between youths who reported being heterosexual at ages 15.5 and 21, and those who changed from reporting being heterosexual at age 15.5 to nonheterosexual at age 21, in the developmental trajectories of depressive symptoms from age 22 –24 years, and whether these longitudinal patterns were explained by childhood and adolescent abuse. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Yin Xu, Qazi Rahman Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Influence of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health-Care Career Interests Among High School Students
This study investigates the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic on high school students' interest in health-care careers. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Krish Vasudev, Eshaan Vasudev, Chloe Lee, August A. Neumann, Ainsley Regner, Pippa M. Simpson, Mahua Dasgupta, Kathlyn E. Fletcher Tags: Adolescent health brief Source Type: research

Weight Loss and Glycemic Control After Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents With Severe Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial
This study investigated the efficacy and safety of bariatric surgery in adolescents without sufficient weight loss after MLI for severe obesity. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Yvonne G.M. Roebroek, Givan F. Paulus, Ali Talib, Edgar G.A.H. van Mil, Anita C.E. Vreugdenhil, Bjorn Winkens, Coen D.A. Stehouwer, Jan-Willem M. Greve, Nicole D. Bouvy, L.W.Ernest. van Heurn Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Comparison of Paper-and-Pencil Versus Tablet Administration of the 2021 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
This study aimed to examine differences in demographic characteristics and the reporting of health behaviors and experiences between the PAPI- and tablet-administered 2021 national YRBS questionnaire. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Jingjing Li, Adriana Rico, Nancy Brener, Alice Roberts, Jonetta Mpofu, Mike Underwood Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Incidence of Adolescent Syncope and Related Injuries Following Vaccination and Routine Venipuncture
Vaccination is associated with syncope in adolescents. However, incidence of vaccine-associated syncope and resulting injury, and how it compares to syncope incidence following other medical procedures, is not known. Here, we describe the incidence of syncope and syncope-related injury in adolescents following vaccination and routine venipuncture. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Holly C. Groom, Neon B. Brooks, Eric S. Weintraub, Matthew T. Slaughter, Kathleen F. Mittendorf, Allison L. Naleway Tags: Original article Source Type: research

The Asymmetric Effects of the Transitions Into and out of Bullying Victimization on Depressive Symptoms: The Protective Role of Parental Education
This study aims to examine the association between bullying victimization and depressive symptoms among youth from multicultural families in Korea, while distinguishing between the effects of entering and exiting bullying victimization. This study also investigates whether parental education moderates this association. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 9, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Hayun Jang, Hansol Park, Hyewon Son, Jinho Kim Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Technology Access and Perceptions of Telehealth Services Among Young Adults Involved in the Court System
This study examined access to technology and telehealth among young adults (ages 18 –24) who were court-involved and were recruited from an alternative sentencing program in New York City. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 8, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Melissa M. Ertl, Alexis Jones, Robert Hickson, Ikenna Achebe, Serwa L. Gyamfi Ertl, Corianna E. Sichel, Stephanie Campos, Megan A. O'Grady, Susan Tross, Patrick Wilson, Renee M. Cohall, Alwyn T. Cohall, Katherine S. Elkington Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Differences in the Prevalence of Adolescent Sexual Identity: Results of Expanding Survey Response Options
To describe the prevalence of sexual identity by grade, racial and ethnic identities, and sex assigned at birth. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 8, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Amy L. Gower, Marla E. Eisenberg, Camille Brown, Barbara J. McMorris, G. Nic Rider Tags: Adolescent health brief Source Type: research

Associations Between Cannabis Use and Mental Distress in Young People: A Longitudinal Study
Despite a large number of studies on the relation between cannabis use and mental distress in adolescence, results are inconclusive regarding the nature of this association. The aim of the present study is to expand this body of research by analyzing the within-person association between changes in cannabis use and changes in mental distress among young people. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 8, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Isabella Gripe, Hilde Pape, Thor Norstr öm Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Adolescent Hazardous Drinking and Socioeconomic Status in France: Insights Into the Alcohol Harm Paradox
We examined in a sample of French adolescents the relation between family socioeconomic status (SES), family living arrangement and parental substance use on 1 hand, and heavy episodic d rinking (HED), lifetime alcohol-induced emergency room visits (A-ERV), and number of alcoholic drinks and solitary drinking during the last episode on the other hand. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 8, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: St éphane Legleye, Myriam Khlat, Henri-Jean Aubin, Damien Bricard Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Demographics of Youth With Newly Diagnosed Acute/Recent HIV Infection in Adolescent Trials Network 147: Early Treatment of Acute HIV Infection
Gay, bisexual, and other cisgender men who have sex with men, and racial minority youth are at elevated risk of acquiring HIV infection. The Adolescent Trials Network 147 recruited youth with acute/recent HIV-infection for early antiretroviral treatment. The cohort make-up is described here. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 3, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Tara Kerin, Ruth Cortado, Sophia G. Paiola, Justine Ceballos, Sue Ellen Abdalian, Risa Flynn, Robert Bolan, Yetunde V. Adebambo, Myung Shin Sim, Dallas Swendeman, Manuel A. Ocasio, Jasmine Fournier, Bonnie Ank, Yvonne Bryson, Karin Nielsen-Saines Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Patterns of Alcohol, Marijuana, and Tobacco Use Among U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults by Disability Status: 2015 –2019
To estimate the national prevalence of tobacco, marijuana, and alcohol use among U.S. adolescents (age 12 –17) and young adults (aged 18–25; adolescents and young adults [AYAs]) with a disability and examine associations between disability and substance use from 2015 to 2019. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - December 3, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Jonathan A. Schulz, Gilbert Gimm, Julia C. West, Loren Kock, Andrea C. Villanti Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Interpersonal Violence and Gender Inequality in Adolescents: A Systematic Analysis of Global Burden of Disease Data From 1990 to 2019
This study investigates sex differences in burden of interpersonal violence for adolescents and explores associations with gender inequality. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - November 21, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Patricia Cullen, Amy E. Peden, Kate L. Francis, Karly I. Cini, Peter Azzopardi, Holger M öller, Maragaret Peden, Susan M. Sawyer, Sally Nathan, Rohina Joshi, George C. Patton, Rebecca Q. Ivers Tags: Original article Source Type: research

The Association Between Hormonal Contraceptive Use and Anemia Among Adolescent Girls and Young Women: An Analysis of Data From 51 Low- and Middle-Income Countries
This study explores whether adolescent girls and young women aged 15 –24 who use hormonal methods of contraception are more or less likely to be anemic than their peers. We further examine whether the association between anemia and hormonal contraception varies based on the severity of anemia or the duration of method use. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - November 16, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Christina Misunas, Michelle J. Hindin, Penelope A. Phillips-Howard, Marni Sommer Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Racial Discrimination and Interpersonal Violence in Asian American Adolescents During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Racial discrimination targeting Asians in the United States has increased sharply since the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite a well-established link with mental/physical health outcomes, little is known about how racial discrimination relates to interpersonal violence, particularly in adolescents. To address this gap in knowledge, we examined cross-sectional and longitudinal (1-year follow-up) associations between racial discrimination and interpersonal violence perpetration and victimization in Asian American adolescents in a large US city. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - November 16, 2023 Category: Child Development Authors: Yu Lu, Elizabeth Baumler, Leila Wood, Vi D. Le, Shannon P. Guillot-Wright, Jeff R. Temple Tags: Original article Source Type: research