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Behavior problems and attachment in adopted and non-adopted adolescents
Many studies have shown that adopted adolescents present more behavioral problems than non-adopted adolescents do. However, few studies have been published about national adoption in South America, even though this is the ...
Sexual intercourse among adolescents in Santiago, Chile: A study of individual and parenting factors
(Pan American Health Organization, 2010)
Objective. To examine a range of individual, parenting, and family factors associated with sexual intercourse among a community sample of youth and their families in Santiago, Chile. Methods. Data were taken from the ...
Interaction among mothers and adolescent and behavior problems
(Univ Fed Rio Janeiro, 2015-01-01)
The study describes and compares in groups of risk and no risk of behavior problems, diagnoses of behavior problems, social competence, social skills and social interactions established among 24 mothers and their adolescent ...
Frequency of Internet addiction and development of social skills in adolescents in an urban area of Lima
(Medwave Estudios Limitada, 2017)
OBJECTIVES: To determine the frequency of Internet addiction and its relationship with the development of social skills in adolescents in the town of Condevilla, district of San Martin de Porres, Lima - Peru. METHODS: The ...
Differential behavioral and neuroendocrine effects of repeated nicotine in adolescent and adult rats
(Elsevier B.V., 2005-03-01)
Despite the high prevalence of tobacco abuse among adolescents, the neurobiology of nicotine addiction has been studied mainly in adult animals. Repeated administration of this drug to adult rats induces behavioral ...
Lifestyle factors and socioeconomic variables associated with abdominal obesity in Brazilian adolescents
Background and aims: Lifestyle variables have a key role in the development of abdominal obesity (AO). The objective of this study was to identify lifestyle factors and socioeconomic variables associated with AO in ...
Brief report: Agreement between parent and adolescent autonomy expectations and its relationship to adolescent adjustment
While disagreement in autonomy expectations between parents and their adolescent children is normative, it may also compromise adolescent adjustment. This study examines the association between parents' and adolescents' ...
Aggressiveness, pro-Sociality and Social Status: Identifying Admired Profiles among Preadolescents in ChileAgresividad, prosocialidad y estatus social: identificando perfiles admirados entre preadolescentes chilenosAgressivité, prosocialité et statut social: Identifiant les profiles admirés parmi les préadolescents chiliensAgressividade, pró-socialidade e status social: Identificando perfis admirados entre pré-adolescentes chilenos
Emergent challenges in adolescent nutrition Desafíos emergentes en la nutrición del adolescente
Adolescence is a dynamic period of the life cycle, with significant physical, psychological and social changes, leading to autonomy and independence in eating behaviors. During this time there is an increased risk in ...