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On SAGE Insight: The Priming Effect of Violent Game Play on Aggression Among Adolescents

From Youth & Society With the rapid development of information technology (IT), playing games has become one of the most popular recreations among adolescents, making them relaxed but altering their views of aggression In particular, adolescents possibly resolve conflicts in … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program

Article title: Cyberbullying in WhatsApp classmates’ groups: Evaluation of an intervention program implemented in Israeli elementary and middle schools From New Media & Society In recent years, social networking services have become a major platform through which children and adolescents … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How do we make substance abuse treatment for young people more equal?

In a recent study that I published with my colleague Mikael Dahlberg in Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, we found that girls with substance abuse problems appear to have more difficult childhoods and family environments than boys. In addition, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The social media see-saw: Positive and negative influences on adolescents’ affective well-being

From New Media & Society Social media use is nearly universal among US-based teens. Social media is intertwined with daily life—for school-aged teens in developed countries, interacting with and through social media platforms (SMPs) is “just part of [the] routine.” … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism

Article title: Bullying-related behavior in adolescents with autism: Links with autism severity and emotional and behavioral problems From Autism This study provides a broad perspective of bullying in a sample of students with autism spectrum disorder in a special educational … Continue reading

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Teenage perceptions of electronic cigarettes in tobacco-education school interventions

Article title: Teenage perceptions of electronic cigarettes in Scottish tobacco-education school interventions: co-production and innovative engagement through a pop-up radio project From Perspectives in Public Health The United Kingdom e-cigarette market began with an array of small independent companies competing … Continue reading

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Teenage perceptions of electronic cigarettes in tobacco-education school interventions

Article title: Teenage perceptions of electronic cigarettes in Scottish tobacco-education school interventions: co-production and innovative engagement through a pop-up radio project From Perspectives in Public Health The United Kingdom e-cigarette market began with an array of small independent companies competing … Continue reading

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Poverty, not the “teenage brain” account for high rates of teen crime

Age, poverty, murder, and gun homicide: Is young age or poverty level the key issue? From SAGE Open While many blame the “teenage brain” for high rates of teen crime, violence, and driving incidents, an important factor has been ignored: … Continue reading

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Factors associated with exposure to violent or degrading pornography among high school students

From The Journal of School Nursing                                                                      … Continue reading

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Predictors of mobile sexting among teens: Toward a new explanatory framework

From Mobile Media & Communication Sexting, or the digital exchange of sexually explicit images, has garnered a great deal of concern among parents, teachers, school administrators, and the criminal justice system. The media have brought visibility to adolescent sexting with … Continue reading

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Iz txt spk bad 4 U?: The relationship between text messaging and English grammar skills

Texting, techspeak, and tweens: The relationship between text messaging and English grammar skills From New Media & Society Throughout the world, cell phones have become omnipresent in classrooms, cafeterias, and hallways. This boom in popularity has led to diverse uses by … Continue reading

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New study suggests gender gap around homophobic bullying

Development and Psychometric Properties of the Homophobic Bullying Scale From Educational and Psychological Measurement (EPM)  This study found that when it comes to homophobic bullying, there could be a gender gap. While male victims are more likely to be bullied … Continue reading

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Academic giftedness and alcohol use in early adolescence

From Gifted Child Quarterly Alcohol is the drug of choice among American adolescents, used by more young people than tobacco or marijuana. Alcohol is the leading contributor to deaths among youth. Each year approximately 5,000 young people die as a … Continue reading

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