New research reveals that some primary school-aged children have self-harmed, prompting calls for intervention efforts to start earlier.
Re-promoting a past feature article, global megatrends are changing patterns of #adolescent health, development and wellbeing: this has implications for the healthy start to life for the #nextgeneration.
Researchers call for policy shift to focus on middle years of schooling News in brief: A significant number of students in the middle school years across Australia have emotional and behavioural problems and experience high rates of bullying that can negatively impact their long-term health and learning The policy brief stated the added challenges of … Continued
Early adolescence is where gender inequalities most markedly emerge according to new research led by Burnet Institute and funded by UNICEF.
Prospective parents’ mental health linked to premature births in a new 2000Stories study, highlighting the need for improved mental health care for men and women before becoming parents.
How do the 5 domains of #AdolescentWellbeing play a role in your life, or the lives of those around you? Read more here.
In this first longitudinal study of electronic media use in primary school children, results find that children with heavy TV or computer use had reduced academic results 2 yrs later.
New study on Chinese infectious diseases in children and adolescents highlights a need for ongoing surveillance, preparedness and rapid responses to unpredictable and seasonal novel infections.
In the first global review, researchers have examined the health of detained adolescents – urgent action needed to improve their poor health and disadvantage.
For young people experiencing homelessness, violence and its threat can become a daily issue of survival and protection. Read more about Dr Heerde and Dr Pallotta-Chiarolli’s work.