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.
Once considered a latent period, the transition from primary school to secondary school is now thought to be critical in the health and emotional development of students. Listen to the podcast and/or read the interview with Professor George Patton.
Adolescent births in Australia have fallen to an all-time low. However, the lack of national data means that we cannot tell whether this decrease reflects lower rates of conception or higher rates of abortion.
A new study has found becoming a parent does not stop heavy drinking in the long-term, despite benefits of doing so for both parents and their children.
Does the mental health of mothers before pregnancy predict emotional sensitivity in their children?