Tag: "delinquency" at medical news
Multiracial youth more likely to engage in violent behavior, substance abuse
...also when drug and alcohol use begin, and rates of delinquency
and violence increase. Being a minority is tough and many youngsters are experiencing discrimination. We suspected this, and now we know that there are higher levels of discrimination and problem behaviors among multiracial youngsters." Lead autho...
New HIV study identifies high-risk subgroups of adolescents
...ors such as alcohol and drug use, school problems, delinquency
and suicide attempts. However, this is one of the first studies to show that not all high-risk adolescents have the same types of risk behaviors, and therefore some are at higher risk for HIV than others. The authors found that there are subgroups wi...
Play in early childhood helps stunted children
...n early childhood reduces antisocial behaviour and delinquency
in adolescence, but evidence is limited. So researchers set out to determine whether dietary supplementation or psychosocial stimulation given to stunted children early in life had any long term benefits for their psychosocial functioning in late a...
Early sex may lead teens to delinquency, study shows
...earlier than their peers also show higher rates of delinquency
in later years, new research shows. A national ...ens who waited longer than average to have sex had delinquency
rates 50 percent lower a year later compared to average teens. And those trends continued up to six ...