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By Ralph J. DiClemente, John S. Santelli, Richard A. Crosby

This ebook covers the developmental and illnesses distinct to the adolescent interval of existence. It specializes in targeted wishes and public healthiness courses for young people. It deals deep perception into smoking, violence, youngster being pregnant, HIV/AIDS, and different difficulties, besides intervention and prevention innovations.

"Anyone excited about enhancing adolescent wellbeing and fitness should still learn this booklet. It spans theoretical and developmental constructs, summaries of evidence-based interventions for adolescent possibility behaviors, metrics, and coverage recommendations." —S. Jean Emans, MD, leader, department of Adolescent drugs, and Robert Masland Jr., chair, Adolescent medication, kid's clinic Boston, and professor of pediatrics, Harvard clinical School

"This is the only unmarried textual content that scholars can use to review adolescent health and wellbeing. It contains contributions from some of the world's so much complete researchers to supply newcomers with innovative info to make the research of formative years comprehensible and acceptable in sensible settings." —Gary L. Hopkins, MD, DrPH, affiliate examine professor and director, middle for Prevention examine, and director, middle for Media influence study, Andrews University

"This textbook provides a good stability in weighing the facts from the danger and the resilience literature, incorporating examine in racially and ethnically various populations." —Renée R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP, professor, division of Pediatrics and baby future health, Howard college university of Medicine

"This is an interesting, thorough, and thought-provoking assertion of our wisdom approximately youth. " —Wendy Baldwin, PhD, director, Poverty, Gender, and adolescence software, inhabitants Council

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Wiehe, S. , & Levy, D. (2004). Prevention of smoking-related deaths in the United States from interventions during childhood and adolescence. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 27, 118–125. Rivara, F. , Garrison, M. , McCarty, C. , & Christakis, D. A. (2004). Mortality attributable to harmful drinking in the United States, 2000. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 65, 530–536. Rubinstein, M. , Thompson, P. , Benowitz, N. , & Moscicki, A. B. (2007). Cotinine levels in relation to smoking behavior and addiction in young adolescent smokers.

14. 15. 2004 15–19 2005 20–24 AIDS cases among adolescents and young adults 4,000 3,500 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 13–19 Source: CDC (2006a). 20–24 05 20 03 20 01 20 99 19 97 19 19 95 19 93 0 23 24 Chapter 2 Trends in Morbidity and Mortality Births to teenagers continue to decline since the early 1990s, although there has been an upswing in 2006, the first reported increase since 1991 (Hamilton, Martin, & Ventura, 2007). 5 in 2005. The 2005 rate was the lowest rate recorded in the last sixty-five years.

Ogden, C. , Fryar, C. , Carroll, M. , & Flegal, K. M. (2004). Mean body weight, height, and body mass index, United States, 1960–2002. Advance Data, 347, 1–17. Park, M. , Mulye, T. , Adams, S. , Brindis, C. , & Irwin, C. , Jr. (2006). The health status of young adults in the United States. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39, 305–317. References 29 Rivara, F. , Ebel, B. , Garrison, M. , Christakis, D. , Wiehe, S. , & Levy, D. (2004). Prevention of smoking-related deaths in the United States from interventions during childhood and adolescence.

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