Parenting styles and bullying at school: the mediating role of locus of control - Georgiou SN, Ioannou M, Stavrinides P.
The current study examined the mediating role of children's locus of control in the relation between parenting styles and bully-victim experiences at school. Participants were 447 students aged 10 and 11 years old from 13 different elementary, urban, and r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: School Issues Source Type: news

Prevalence of illicit drug use among medical students in Northern Greece and association with smoking and alcohol use - Papazisis G, Tsakiridis I, Koulas I, Siafis S, Dagklis T, Kouvelas D.
AIM: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of illicit drug use among medical students in Northern Greece, to identify the motivations for cannabis use and also to investigate the possible associations with smoking and alcohol misuse. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Variability of school children's activity comes from recess and before-school - Suzuki I, Okuda M, Tanaka M, Inoue S, Tanaka S, Tanaka C.
We examined PA patterns of children, and identified time periods that influenced them. METHODS: Forty students in 5 Japanese p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Preadolescents' refusal skills and responses emotional reactions to the offer of tobacco and ecstasy in Youjiang District in Baise City in 2014 - Guo R, Liao J, Liang J, Li Y, Deng S.
OBJECTIVE: To assess preadolescents' emotional reactions and intended use of refusal responses to tobacco and ecstasy. METHODS: A total of 333 students from two junior schools in Baise City were recruited with cluster-sampling method, filled the qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Monitoring and fostering elementary school students' life satisfaction: a case study - Wingate EJ, Suldo SM, Peterson RKS.
Research on the importance of complete mental health has led to increased focus on students' subjective well-being (i.e., happiness and life satisfaction) coupled with the traditional attention to psychopathology. Although screeners for psychopathology abo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Differential item functioning of the emotional and behavioral screener for Caucasian and African American elementary school students - Lambert MC, Garcia AG, Epstein MH, Cullinan D.
The present study examined the psychometric properties of a universal screening instrument called the Emotional and Behavioral Screener (EBS), which is designed to identify students exhibiting emotional and behavioral problems. The primary purposes of this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Types of trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder, and academic performance in a population of university students - Pereira JL, Guedes-Carneiro GM, Netto LR, Cavalcanti-Ribeiro P, Lira S, Nogueira JF, Teles CA, Koenen KC, Sampaio AS, Quarantini LC.
The aim of this work was to investigate the association between traumatic experiences and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with the academic performance of university students. This is a one-phase study that included 2213 students, enrolled at one of s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The associations between the peer relation, social support and mental health of adolescents in Wenchuan Earthquake-hit areas - Zhang Y, Ji Y, Lu W, Liu J, Yang Y, Zhou H, Liu Q.
OBJECTIVE: To identify trajectory and its correlates of mental health among adolescents in Wenchuan earthquake-hit areas. METHODS: The students of grade seven were selected in two junior high schools from slightly and severely earthquake-hit areas ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teacher beliefs and responses toward student misbehavior: influence of cognitive skill deficits - Hart SC, DiPerna JC.
This study aimed to examine whether having knowledge of student cognitive skill deficits changes teacher beliefs and responses in regard to classroom misbehavior. Teachers (N = 272) were randomly assigned to an experimental or control condition. Although t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social validity assessment of mindfulness education and practices among high school students - Luiselli JK, Worthen D, Carbonell L, Queen AH.
The authors describe social validity assessment of mindfulness education and practices among high school students (N = 84) participating in a 10-week instructional program. The participants rated their satisfaction with and acceptance of several program co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

School-related variables in the dimensions of anger in high school students in Turkey - Siyez DM.
The study aimed to examine the effects of perceived social support from teachers, expectation of academic achievement, school control, and gender on anger dimensions in high school students in İzmir, Turkey. In total, 446 high school students (234 girls, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

School perceptions of children raised by grandparents - Edwards OW.
Increasing numbers of children raised by grandparents are students in schools. Their substitute family structure and precursors to the emergence of this family structure have implications for the children's school performance. Research suggests teachers vi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Safety status of schools in Shiraz and its related factors - Shaghaghian S, Malekzadeh B, Sayadi M.
OBJECTIVES: Due to the high impact of school safety on students' health, this study was conducted to determine safety status of the schools of Shiraz and its related factors. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 310 schools of Shiraz during year 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence, demographic and psychosocial correlates for school truancy among students aged 13-15 in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
Truancy among adolescents may negatively affect the achievement of academic goals. The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence and correlates of school truancy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states. The analysis inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Negative experiences of non-drinking college students in Great Britain: an interpretative phenomenological analysis - Jacobs L, Conroy D, Parke A.
This study was designed to gain an in-depth understanding... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emotional responses to bullying among Japanese adolescents: gender, context, and incidence visibility - Aoyama I, Yanagida T, Wright MF.
This study examined 474 Japanese middle-school students' emotional responses to public versus private bullying scenario... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does believing in a religion relate to individuals mental health? An initial study among Chinese college students - Zhang J, Zhao S, Liu J.
Although there has been an increase in China's religious population in the past few decades, less than 15% of Chinese claim to belong to a religious group. In such a context, the association between religion or religiosity and mental health may be insignif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of aggressive behavior with separation from parents and social anxiety in grade four to six of rural senior primary school students in Anhui Province in 2014 - Zhang Q, Meng Y, Wu L, Yao R, Fu L.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the relationship between separation from parents and social anxiety with aggressive behaviors, to provide scientific basis for the prevention of aggression. METHODS: Stratified random sampling was used to collect 1126 students... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An investigation of the bullying through social networks among junior high school students: an experience in Kashan, Iran - Arabshahi F, Fakhri A, Serami M, Ketabi M, Golestaneh Z, Akbari H, Asadollahezare M.
Over the past few years, bullying in schools is turned into a matter of considerable importance and in many countries it is investigated extensively as an international issue. Researches conducted to date indicate that bullying may occur in any school envi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol-related harm minimization practices among university students: does the type of residence have an impact? - Hepworth J, Schofield T, Leontini R, Germov J.
BACKGROUND: The culture of 'risk-related alcohol use' has been identified as an intrinsic part of university life for many students, especially those in residential colleges in English-speaking countries. While the prevailing approach to managing drinking ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Botswana:Students Take Lead in Blood Donation
[Botswana Daily News] Mahalapye -Health and wellness minister, Dr Alfred Madigele has applauded secondary school students for continuing to save lives by taking the lead in donating blood. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The health-related quality of life of students involved in school bullying - D íaz Herráiz E, Gutiérrez RB.
AIM: To analyse health-related quality of life (HRQL) in relation to participation in bullying (frequency and role). The main goal was to investigate how effects of bullying are related to role and to determine whether the effect of bullying involvement on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Borderline personality features in students: the predicting role of traumatic experiences and aggressive traits - Sajjadi SF, Riyahi H, Behbuei S.
This study aimed to determine the relationship between early trau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An analysis of prevalence rates of Saudi's students with emotional and behavior problems and its effects of gender and age - Keshky MESE, Alahmadi NA.
Emotional and Behavioral Problems (EBPs) have an adverse impact on a child's education performance. EBPs have been considerably addressed in the Europe and North America nonetheless in Middle East, North Africa and most parts of Asia including Saudi Arabia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA names winner of 2018 Switzer Prize
Dr. David Sabatini, an MIT biologist and associate director of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, will be the 2018 recipient of the Switzer Prize awarded by the  David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Sabatini ’s pioneering discoveries of mechanisms that regulate cell growth are propelling research into potential treatments for cancer and other diseases.As a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Sabatini identified the central protein, mTOR,  that turns cell growth on and off. At the Whitehead Institute and MIT, his laboratory ’s research&...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Analyzing the ick factor: U of A study looks at deterrents to being a poop donor
The University of Alberta has only seven people who are regular donors of stool. A study, led by third-year medical student Breanna McSweeney, looked at why people why people donate their fecal matter and what deters others from doing so. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Value of AAA screening drops as smoking declines
Mortality from abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs) has dropped sharply over the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: POCUS helps medical students find more AAAs than surgeons USPSTF to take another look at AAA screening Current AAA screening strategies may miss the mark Vascular surgery society cautions use of US in AAA USPSTF finalizes AAA screening recommendations (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

From Medical School Classrooms to the NFL Playing Field From Medical School Classrooms to the NFL Playing Field
In May, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first active NFL player to hold an MD. On the field and in medical school, the key to his success is balance.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Expert Interview Source Type: news

Alcohol use and sexual and physical assault victimization among university students: three years of follow-up - Caama ño-Isorna F, Adkins A, Moure-Rodríguez L, Conley AH, Dick D.
The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of sexual and physical assault among university students and its association with alcohol use. The research is part of a wider cohort study (Spit for ScienceTM) at a large public university in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College and university faculty perceptions towards carrying concealed firearms on campus - Verrecchia PJ, Hendrix N.
This study uses a survey of university and college faculty members at two schools in the eastern United States to investigate their attitudes towards qualified faculty members and students carrying concealed firearms on their campuses. We found that facult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Member Highlights: Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA – Learn about this library’s Sensory Storytime initiative to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorders. Has your library developed a similar program? Share your story with us to receive a Member Highlight on the MARquee! NNLM Outreach Highlight: Escape the Unit, Pittsburgh, PA – take a few minutes to check out this video on an NNLM funded project, an escape room devel...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Statement on White House Community College Innovation Challenge event
The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), hosted the fourth annual Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) this week. This competition encourages innovative, entrepreneurial students to use science and engineering to propose solutions to real-world challenges, from energy generation to landmine detection. This year, 10 finalist teams were invited to the White House to present their ideas to a panel of expert ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=245768&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - June 15, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

A 20-Year-Old Man With Anxiety: USMLE Question A 20-Year-Old Man With Anxiety: USMLE Question
A 20-year-old man presents with anxiety that is causing him to avoid certain locations. Can you identify the correct diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Two UCLA chemists selected as 2018 Pew scholars
UCLA chemistry professors Hosea Nelson and Jose Rodriguez have been selected among 22  Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences for 2018. The honor provides funding to outstanding young researchers whose work is relevant to the advancement of human health. The scholars, who were selected from 184 nominations, will receive four-year, $300,000 grants to advance their explorations of biological mechanisms underpinning human h ealth and disease.UCLA and UC San Diego each has two 2018 Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences; no other university has more than one.“These scientists have shown the boldness and creat...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow
The C.D.C. ’ s biannual survey of U.S. high school students also showed increases in bullying and declines in condom use. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Teenagers and Adolescence Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Depression (Mental) Sex Condoms Suicides and Suicide Attempts Source Type: news

Sex, Drugs Hold Less Allure for High Schoolers
Between 2007 and 2017, the percentage of high school students who said they had ever had sex fell from 48 percent to 39.5 percent, and the percentage who said they'd had four or more sexual partners decreased from 15 percent to just under 10 percent. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. teens are taking fewer risks with their health, though drinking and unsafe sex are still common
The school year is over, and public health officials have issued a report card for America ’s high school students.On the whole, the marks are good. Fewer U.S. teens are having sex or using illicit drugs. (There ’s no mention of rock-and-roll.) They’re also less likely to drink and drive, smoke... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Feeling Hangry? Study Says It ’ s A Real Thing
(CBS LOCAL) — Have you ever found yourself getting angry after not eating food for a long time? It turns out that being “hangry” is a legitimate condition. According to a new study conducted by doctoral students at the University of North Carolina, operating on an empty stomach can create a negative emotional response. “We all know that hunger can sometimes affect our emotions and perceptions of the world around us,” said Jennifer MacCormack, a doctoral student at the department of psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and lead author of the stud...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Cochrane Epilepsy seeks PhD Student - Europe
In this PhD, Individual Participant Data will be collected from eligible RCTs of add-on treatment in patients with refractory epilepsy. Statistical issues for the analysis of these trials will be explored and a network meta-analysis undertaken using the most efficient and statistically reliable methods. It is anticipated that the characteristics of trials and their participants will have changed over time due to the changing global nature of epilepsy research, the widening population of available AEDs, and changes in the classification and management of epilepsy. Patients within, and across, trials will also differ in the ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

TheraNova, UCSF Surgical Innovations ink collab accelerator deal
Medical device innovation firm TheraNova said this week it is partnering with incubator-accelerator UCSF Surgical Innovations to help co-develop device tech intended to address unmet patient needs. The partnership will establish collaboration between both sites, allowing parties to utilize UCSF’s intellectual and clinical environment and TheraNova’s product development capabilities and knowledge, the San Francisco-based companies said. “As industry director of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Master of Translational Medicine program I have been impressed with the caliber of both the students and the faculty. With thi...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Source Type: news

House passes bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment ben efits to those who agree to work… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

UH names 3 associate deans of new medical school
The University of Houston has made three more hires for its upcoming medical school.   UH appointed Dr. Ruth Bush as the associate dean for medical education, Dr. David Buck as associate dean for community health, and Dr. Kathryn Horn as the associate dean for student affairs, admissions and outreach, according to a press release. All three have ties to Baylor College Medicine, ei ther as a professor or a graduate.  Bush was most recently a tenured professor at Baylor College of Medicine, per the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jen Para Source Type: news

Passing the trash: absence of state laws allows for continued sexual abuse of K-12 students by school employees - Grant BJ, Wilkerson S, Henschel M.
"Passing the trash," enabling teachers who sexually abuse students to pursue another job with no record of their sexual misconduct, is common practice for K-12 school district administrators who fear legal liability and tarnished reputations. The "Prohibit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

House passes bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment ben efits to those who agree to work… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

Statement relating to Student Disciplinary Hearing - 15 June
The University of Bristol is committed to freedom of speech and to the rights of all our students and staff to discuss difficult and sensitive topics, provided that this right is exercised responsibly, within the law, and with respect for others who may have differing views. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Press Release Source Type: news

Jefferson selects site for 25,000-square-foot bioprocessing institute
Thomas Jefferson University has found a home for its proposed educational and training center for biological manufacturing. The 25,000-square-foot facility, to be called The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, will open in the spring of 2019 at the Spring House Innovation Park in Lower Gwynedd, Pa. The institute will house programs to educate and train about 2,500 people, including biopharmaceutical professionals a nd bioprocessing engineering students, annually to produce potentially life-saving… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Sex, Drugs Hold Less Allure for Today's High Schoolers
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- Today's teens are a much tamer lot, a new U.S. government survey finds. Fewer high school students are turning to sex or drugs, with the 2017 rates the lowest reported since the survey began in 1991, said researchers from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

House passes Mass. congresswoman's bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week, as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Melrose, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment benefits to those who a gree to work in addiction treatment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States, 2017
The YRBS monitors six categories of priority health behaviors among high school students-behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity-plus the prevalence of obesity and asthma. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news