- To examine associations between reports of sensitive health behaviors and the provision of time alone by a clinician during adolescent well visits.
- This randomized clinical trial tested the efficacy of a 6-week text message program to reduce texting while driving (TWD) for young adults.
- Driving licensure remains a major developmental milestone for adolescents as they become more independent to access important health, education, and employment opportunities. Today, more teens are delaying driving licensure than before. We investigated associations of delayed licensure with health, education, and employment 4 years after high school.
- Major depression is a leading cause of disability and represents a significant health concern for adolescents. Evidence of temporal trends in adolescent depression stratified by sociodemographic characteristics is needed.
- With this issue of the Journal, we bring readers our second supplement on child marriage. As was so clearly stated in our December 2021 supplement, “The Diversity and Complexity of Child Marriage,” child marriage is a global problem with a prevalence that is highly variable by region and country [1,2]. The supplement opens with an editorial from Das, Guedes, Molestane, and Svanemyr—the supplement’s guest editors—which brings additional clarity to our dialogue by defining the issue as Child, Early, and Forced Marriage and Unions (CEFMU) .
- Preventive 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.
- Economic instability is a significant and growing problem among emerging adults in the U.S. This study identifies adolescent factors across multiple levels of influence that predict homelessness and food insecurity 5 years later.