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Drug-addicts and non-addicts among Finnish pubertal adolescents

Kerttu Louhivuori

Drug-addicts and non-addicts among Finnish pubertal adolescents

a comparative sample study.

by Kerttu Louhivuori

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Published by Psychiatric Clinic of the Helsinki University Central Hospital in Helsinki .
Written in English


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SeriesMonographs -- 3.
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Open LibraryOL20850791M

ABSTRACT. OBJECTIVE: To assess factors associated with drug use among adolescent students from schools providing secondary education. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was carried out in Pelotas, Southern Brazil, in An anonymous, self-administered questionnaire was answered by a proportional sample of year-old students, enrolled in primary (5 th grade and further) and secondary. Today's youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS. Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. One of the goals of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is to help the public understand the causes of drug abuse and to prevent its onset. Drug abuse has serious consequences in our homes, schools, and communities.

  Adolescents have an increased likelihood for developing addictive behaviours [] such as ationally, the prevalence rates of adolescent gambling problems vary from % to % [], and these rates are higher than the rates of % to % obtained from general population samples [].The consequences of adolescent at-risk and problem gambling (ARPG) are multitudinous, Cited by: To investigate the online activities, prevalence of Internet Addiction in relation to demographic characteristics and risk factors related to family and school among adolescents. Methods A total of 10–18 year old adolescents recruited from local schools in Guangzhou, China were selected by adopting multi-stage stratified random sampling Cited by:

This emotional upheaval makes adolescents vulnerable to alcohol and drug use. Once they are exposed to the use of alcohol and drugs, it is highly likely for them to get addicted to them thus resulting in alcohol and drug abuse. Increasing stress and peer pressure on the adolescents today has also led to the drug and alcohol abuse.   This study reports on rates and predictors of sex risk behavior among a sample of adolescent and young adult children of parents enrolled in methadone treatment for opiate addiction. Data are from participants (80 males, 71 females) in the Focus on Families (FOF) project, a randomized trial of a family intervention and a study of the development of at-risk by:


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Drug-addicts and non-addicts among Finnish pubertal adolescents by Kerttu Louhivuori Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author(s): Louhivuori,Kerttu Title(s): Drug-addicts and non-addicts among Finnish pubertal adolescents: a comparative sample study. Country of Publication: Finland Publisher: [Helsinki, ] Description: 87 p.

illus. Language: English MeSH: Adolescent; Finland/epidemiology; Substance-Related Disorders*; Substance-Related Disorders/epidemiology* Notes: Academic dissertation - Helsinki. – “Drug-Addicts and Non-Addicts among Finnish Pubertal Adolescents: A Comparative Sample Study” by Kerttu Louhivuori.

(Monographs from the Psychiatric Clinic of the Helsinki University Central Hospital. Sinkkonen, Puhakka and Merilainen () investigated Internet use among Finnish adolescents and found that for the majority, the most common reasons for using the Internet were entertainment and.

pubertal timing and substance use behaviors in middle adolescence in a 2-year follow up study of 2, (mean age years, SD ; % females) Finnish adoles. The Association between Pubertal Development and Emotional/Behavioral Problems, Substance Use, and Suicidality among Adolescents Article (PDF Available) January with 82 Reads How we.

Earlier research has associated early puberty with emotional and behavioral symptoms particularly among girls, while among boys, findings have been contradictory as to whether risks are associated with early or late pubertal timing.

We studied the association between pubertal timing and substance use behaviors in middle adolescence in a 2-year follow up study of 2, (mean age Cited by: knowledge and attitude regarding pubertal changes among pre-adolescents - a descriptive survey study Article (PDF Available) in International Journal of Current Research 8(6) June.

A Cross-sectional Study on Practice of Substance Abuse among School Adolescent of Varanasi, India with 12 per cent of drug addicts in t he age by peer groups is common among adolescents. By far the most common substance used by adolescents is alcohol. Among school pupils aged57% do not drink and 10% report that they drank in the last week.

The majority of these are aged years – among the 15 year olds, over a quarter report drinking in the previous week (SDDU estimates). smoking, binge drinking, and illicit drug use (4). parental disapproval of drug use were less likely to abuse drugs.

religious services correlated with less incidence of drug abuse among adolescents. other hand, subjects engaging in fights were more likely to abuse drugs (4).

Patterns of alcohol and drug use among adolescents. Pediatr Clin North Am. Apr; 34 (2)– Kandel DB, Logan JA. Patterns of drug use from adolescence to young adulthood: I.

Periods of risk for initiation, continued use, and discontinuation. Am J Public Health. Cited by: iv Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents National Institute on Drug Abuse Preface v Today’s youth face many risks, including drug abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS.

Responding to these risks before they become problems can be difficult. Pubertal timing and substance use: the effects of gender, parental monitoring and deviant peers. The Journal of Adolescent Health, 42, – doi: /alth PubMed CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: Adolescence is an important developmental period for the onset of substance use and misuse, with some considering exploratory drug use as normative during this period (e.g., Shedler & Block, ).Some Canadian statistics show that 42% of adolescents attending Grades 9 through 11 (or 3–5 of high school) have used cannabis in the last year, and by Gr 86% of them were drinking alcohol Cited by:   In many countries age at pubertal onset has declined substantially.

Relatively little attention has been paid to how this decline may affect adolescent behaviours such as substance use, violence and unprotected sex and consequently impact on public health.

In the UK, two opportunistic samples (aged years), paper-based (n = ) and online (n = ), examined factors Cited by: Pubertal Status and Substance Use. Increases in substance use occur with biological changes that accompany puberty.

As such, physical pubertal development is associated with alcohol, cigarette, and marijuana use among adolescents, with most data indicating that early-maturing adolescents have greater likelihood of initiation and faster progression of substance use (Biehl et al., ; Chung et.

S moking cigarettes is common among adolescents, of whom approximately 60% have ever smoked a cigarette and about 33% have smoked during the last month, according to recent surveys throughout Europe (Hibell et al., ).Although less prevalent than smoking, cannabis is the most commonly used and abused illicit drug in Western countries.

Early onset of cannabis use has been shown to be a Cited by: Introduction. Alcohol is the most commonly used intoxicant among adolescents (Hibell et al.,Johnston et al., ).For example, 43% of European adolescents have consumed alcohol at least once prior to the age of 13 (Hibell et al., ).Although experimentation with alcohol might be considered normative in European adolescents, early onset of use (i.e., Cited by:   Despite concerns surrounding depression in adolescence and the existence of effective treatments, adolescent depression often goes untreated.

Inonly % of adolescents experiencing a major depressive episode (MDE) received mental health treatment. Parents play a key role in adolescents’ treatment utilization.

We examined whether among mothers with any mental Cited by: 5. Although pubertal staging by the doctor might give more reliable data, it is probable that few adolescent boys would have agreed to this.

A study comparing physician ratings with self-reported pubertal staging in boys has found 91% concordance A further weakness was the lack of a control group of children with untreated ADHD. NIDA also would like to thank the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) for helping organize a focus group of community leaders in reviewing this publication.

This publication was written by Elizabeth B. Robertson, Ph.D., Susan L. David, M.P.H. (retired), and Suman A. Rao, Ph.D., National Institute on Drug Abuse.ity of Adolescent girls (81%) belonged to nuclear family.

However 9(%) belonged to broken family. Out of Adolescent girls majority, (%) of them were involved in household work, 61(%) were students. When examined for pubertal changes i.e .population, adolescents i.e.

individuals between the ages of 10 and 19 years, make up approximately 20%. UNFPA’s State of World Population () estimates that there are billion adolescents between years of age today.3 A study conducted in Dutch children concluded that pubertal development has small but significant effects onFile Size: KB.