The Role of Empathy in Chinese Adolescents’ Preventive Health Behavior During COVID-19Preventive health behavior during COVID-19 protects not only oneself but also the welfare of others. However, little attention has been paid to prosocial motivation in adolescents, who are often viewed as selfish and egocentric. Therefore, the current study aimed to explore the role of empathy in adolescents’ preventive health behavior using longitudinal data.
Stress Among Asian Youth During COVID-19: Moderation by Educational, Spiritual, and Cultural Sources of BelongingThe aim of this study is to examine levels of COVID-19 stress among Asian youth—compared to white youth—in a Canadian sample, and whether this stress is moderated by a sense of belonging derived from access to contextual (spiritual, cultural, educational) resources.
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Number of Adolescents/Young Adults Seeking Eating Disorder-Related CareThe COVID-19 pandemic has led to the development and worsening of eating disorder (ED) symptoms in adolescents and young adults. In order to examine COVID-19-related trends in ED care-seeking at our institution.
COVID-19 and Adolescent Mental Health in the United KingdomThis study examines the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adolescents in the United Kingdom as well as social, demographic, and economic variations in the impact.
National Study of Youth Opinions on Vaccination for COVID-19 in the U.S.This study aimed to understand the potential barriers and facilitators to COVID-19 vaccination among youth.
“I Hate This”: A Qualitative Analysis of Adolescents' Self-Reported Challenges During the COVID-19 PandemicThe COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges for adolescents because of disruptions in school and social life. We compiled a diverse group (36.8% nonwhite or multiracial) of high schoolers' open-ended responses to the question: “What are your three biggest challenges right now?” (N = 719 adolescents).
Behavioral Health and Service Usage During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Emerging Adults Currently or Recently Experiencing HomelessnessThis study provides information on how the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak is affecting emerging adults currently or recently homeless in terms of engagement in protective behaviors, mental health, substance use, and access to services.
What Does Adolescent Substance Use Look Like During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Examining Changes in Frequency, Social Contexts, and Pandemic-Related PredictorsThe overarching goal of this study was to provide key information on how adolescents' substance use has changed since the corona virus disease (COVID)-19 pandemic, in addition to key contexts and correlates of substance use during social distancing.
Caring for Children and Adolescents With Eating Disorders in the Current Coronavirus 19 Pandemic: A Singapore PerspectiveOur public pediatric tertiary hospital in Singapore has been a part of a robust public health response to coronavirus 19 that has been calibrated in a timely manner to the evolving international situation. As of mid-March, Singapore remains in a containment mode with enhanced surveillance and limited community spread. Within this context, our service for pediatric eating disorder care has had to make significant adaptations to our models of service delivery as well as respond to the changing psychosocial needs of our patients.